The concentration camp memorial of Mauthausen is located close to Linz in Upper Austria. See the newly re-opened Visitor Center and the preserved historic premises in a half day.
Mauthausen concentration camp in Upper Austria was one of the largest labour camp complexes in the Third Reich. Between 1938 and 1945 about 200,000 people from all over Europe were imprisoned in Mauthausen. About half of them lost their lives. Today, Mauthausen Memorial stands as a reminder of the darkest days of Austria’s history.Depart from your hotel in Vienna in a private limousine or van. Your friendly english-speaking driver will drive you to the Memorial in safety and comfort. Upon arrival explore the preserved historic premises at your own pace with audio-guides (available in English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish). See the Wiener-Graben quarry, the Stairs of Death, the SS-Quarters, the Camp Prison, the Gas Chamber and visit the newly re-opened Mauthausen Museum. Honor the victims by learning about this crucial period in history. Enjoy the exclusive service and personal atmosphere of a private tour: Your knowledgeable guide is ready to respond to (almost) your every request and requirement. Decide for yourself what you want to see and how much time to spend at each location. After the visit to the memorial your driver will take you to Vienna and back to your hotel.ITINERARYPick-up from your hotel in Vienna09:30am Tour start: Travel across Lower Austria to Mauthausen11:45am Stopover in Mauthausen - appx. 3 hoursSelf-guided Visit with audio-guide2:45pm Departure for ViennaShort stop for a snack at local restaurant (at own expense) - ca. 30 mins.5:30pm Arrival in ViennaHotel Drop-Off