All over the world, Auschwitz name is known as a symbol of terror, genocide, and the Holocaust. The first camp - 'Auschwitz I' was established by Nazis in 1940, in the suburbs of Oswiecim Town (in German Auschwitz) which is located approximately 65 kilometers (40 miles) west from Krakow. Initially it was a labour camp for Polish political prisoners but soon after Auschwitz complex became the site where Nazis killed about 1,5 million people, mainly Jews as well as, Poles, Russian POWs, Gypsies and prisoners of other nationalities. The majority of the victims of Auschwitz were killed in 'Auschwitz II - Birkenau' - the second camp established by Nazis in Brzezinka village located 3 kilometers from first camp. It was the largest concentration camp created by Nazis which is known as a death factory.
After the War, Polish government decided to turn both camps into a museum and memorial commemorating the victims of Nazism. Nowadays it is a part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Private Tours

  • Auschwitz is located about 40 miles (1 hour) driving from Krakow. Usually tour lasts 6 hours in total.
  • With a few exceptions (1st Jan, Easter Sunday and 25th Dec) our tours are available all year long.
  • Pick up time is flexibe however to avoid queues and crowds it's good to leave Krakow as early as possible: 6:45AM
  • After arrival your English speaking chauffeur will explain you everything.
  • There are 3 ways of sightseeing Auschwitz and Birkenau:
  • - on your own with our help. Total independance, no extra costs but less flexible pick up time from May to October
    - in a small group with a guide. Regular ticket 40 PLN per person. Student ticket 30 PLN per person.
    - hiring a private guide exclusively for you and your party - up to 10 persons: 300 PLN, up to 30 persons: 400PLN
  • Time needed to see all important things in both camps is simillar in each option: 2 hours for Auswitch, and 1,5 hour for Birkenau.
  • If you're running out of time we could pick you up or drop off at airport, railway station or another place of your choice. Plus to safe money and time you could book Salt Mine tour on the same day.
  • Auschwitz and Birkenau Death Camps
    Type of Krakow Tour 2 people 3 people 4 people 5 - 6 people 7 - 8 people 9 and more
    Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour 200 140 110 90 80 Contact Us
    *Prices in Polish Zloty (PLN) per Person
    What is included in our price:
    -all transportation costs (fuel, parking, taxes, insurances)
    -professional, licensed and door to door service
    -waiting time and help of our English speaking driver

    Guide service is not included in our price
    - We recommend You to pre-book tickets at official Museum website
    Please feel free to contact us in case of any questions regarding Auschwitz reservation system.

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