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Full-Day Tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow

Highlights
  • Combined small-group day trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Travel between landmarks with ease from Krakow in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Timed entry slots mean skip-the-line admission 
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Full-Day Tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow
From US$75.60
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Full-Day Tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow
From US$75.56
Overview

Travel between two of Krakow’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites with ease during a day trip to  Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. As well as convenient hotel pickup and drop-off, you’ll get skip-the-line entry to both landmarks. A guided tour reveals information you may otherwise miss if you visit these sights on your own.

What to Expect

Following pickup from your Krakow hotel in the morning, you’ll travel to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, a UNESCO-listed former Nazi concentration camp. (The drive is about 1.5 hours.) A timed ticket allows you to bypass long lines outside of the complex and start your guided tour immediately.

After two hours visiting the former SS administrative center and Holocaust memorial, you’ll have a break to purchase lunch.

The next stop is the  Wieliczka Salt Mine, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you’ll descend into the tunnels of one of the world’s oldest salt mines. During a 3-hour tour, you'll see saline lakes and sculptures carved from salt before returning to the surface via an elevator. The tour concludes with hotel drop-off in Krakow.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Bit let down

Practical info: - This is a 12 hour day - Lunch wasn't until 2:30 so bring snacks for the bus - Can only take a bag the size of an A4 sheet inside Auschwitz (but you can leave larger bags inside the van) Review: Our...More

1  Thank kcrowles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Very Professional Tour Guides

We really needed to add a comment for the tour guide Martin, he arrived punctually to pick us up from the hotel and introduced himself, en-route he provided additional operational information as required, Martin tried to ensure we arrived at our venues on time he...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A trip not to miss in Poland

If you are in Poland you shouldn't miss the visit to these 2 sites and the trip we took with this company was the best thing to do. We enjoyed the trip and also our driver Artur was really cool. Everything was well organised. Recommended!

1  Thank Beatrice M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Totally worth it!

We chose full day trip with Cracow Local Tours to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine in Wieliczka after. It was very emotional, but full of enjoy trip. The road wasn't long, our charming driver Mickey told us everything about polish history. He was also very helpful,...More

1  Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harrowing experience, but amazing company.

The full day trip is a long tiring day (12 hrs)10000+ steps, so get your fitbit on! However this company and staff are amazing. Very well organised and carried out. We were picked up promptly from our hotel and our company guide introduced herself, she...More

Thank Csmith215
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carolinebrown2017
18 June 2018|
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Response from brianflynn1 | Reviewed this property |
You could , watch a couple of documentaries about Austwitz, ( on catchup ) on the history channel before you go , judge your sons reation and also he will know what happened there prior to going ....worth a try maybe .
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carolinebrown2017
18 June 2018|
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Response from sharpy1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I’m not sure if Auschwitz Museum it’s has an actual age restriction or if only a recommendation. If it’s just s recommendation then I would say it wouldn’t be a problem. If your son has a taste for history that I would... More
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Melissa H
5 June 2018|
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Response from PeeDunn | Reviewed this property |
There are accessible parts to both the mine and auschwitz but a fair amount of it isn't. Such as steps up to individual buildings, and stairs to first floors and basements etc. Both involve a lot of walking if you want to... More
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