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Full-Day Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine Tours

Highlights
  • Tour of UNESCO sites: Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Learn about Poland’s history on a guided tour of each location
  • Entrance fees and lunchbox with beverage included
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Full-Day Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine Tours
From US$ 92.59
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Aus 5am- 8am + Salt 3pm-5pmMost Popular
Start between 5:00-8:00 (with Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour pickup) - to know exact time please contact local supplier at least 24h before the service.
US$ 92.59
Nov 2017 - Mar 2018
Tour with an English speaking guide, starts between 6:00-6:30. If you are interested in complementary hotel pick up please make sure to contact the supplier no later than 24h prior to your tour.
US$ 112.84
Overview

Let a guide lead you around Auschwitz-Birkenau, a former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp located about an hour from Krakow. Now listed as a World Heritage site, the memorial offers a harrowing reminder of atrocities committed during the Holocaust. Afterward, your coach continues to the UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the world’s largest mining heritage museums. 

What to Expect

Board the minibus or coach upon pickup from your selected hotel in Krakow. After a roughly 1-hour drive, you'll arrive at the World Heritage site of Auschwitz, the largest of six former Nazi German concentration camps.

On a walking tour, visit the administrative center called Auschwitz I, then get a sobering look at the barracks, gas chambers, and crematoria of Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Learn about the Nazi German occupation of Poland during World War II as your guide highlights conditions of forced labor at the facility that exterminated more than 1.1 million people.

You will then be driven back to Krakow for a short break in the city.

Afterward, board your vehicle for the drive to the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Part of the UNESCO-listed Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines, the site includes a unique collection of mining equipment showing the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages to present day. Follow your guide on an underground trail that leads you through numerous drifts, galleries, and chambers where traces of mining activity have been preserved. Admire the chandeliers and sculptures carved from salt deposits.

This full-day tour includes a boxed lunch with a non-alcoholic beverage and concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

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Reviews (9)

1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Steves trip

Early start at 7:00 but once you arrive at the camp you can understand why. It is very busy. The guide took us round at a bit of a pace and we had headphones to catch up on the history of the place. I did...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile
Super Saver Combo tour-Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt mine in day - Small group Krakow

The worst tour my friends and I took in Krakow! It started with the company changing pick up time, then we had to walk to another pick up location, to a total of 10 miles walking for both tours, and our guides were the worst!...More

2  Thank 791lawrencel
Reviewed 24 April 2018
Long day but worth it

I booked the full day Auschwitz and Salt Mines tour as I was only in Krakow for a few days. It was an early start but the transport to Auschwitz was very comfortable. When we got there we were met by our guide Ryszard who...More

Thank eramdenee
Reviewed 8 April 2018
Great Tours

Having booked the tours in the UK, there was some trepidation as to collection and timings. For the Auschwitz tour there was an early start after an evening arrival in Krakow. We needn't have worried. The efficiency of the tours was incredible. Always on time...More

Thank BromleySimon
Reviewed 4 April 2018
Efficient and friendly service

I booked with Discover Cracow for this tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau. I was picked up from my hotel on time. This was quite a small tour and there were only two other couples on the tour with me, so were in a mini-bus vehicle. The drive...More

Thank Megan J
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