Visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is a must for anyone visiting nearby Krakow. The best way to do it is with this small-group, private tour that includes comfortable round-trip transportation. Tour the camps with a guide and learn all about the largest World War II camps. Explore the museums and see the various exhibitions, while taking in the experience. Before or after visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau you'll go to Krakow, where you will have the opportunity to explore the Jewish Quarter, Kazimierz, which is undoubtedly one of the most charming parts of Krakow.
Start your tour with a private pickup from your hotel in Krakow, and then travel to Aucshwitz-Birkenau, a UNESCO-listed former concentration camp roughly 1.5 hours away. With a guide at your side, you will visit Auschwitz II - Birkenau (about 2.5 hour). Visit Auschwitz I – which is now a Museum (about 2 hours) which doubles as a memorial to those who suffered and died at the Nazi's largest concentration camp. Study the various artifacts on display at the museum, including personal possessions of the prisoners. The museum is also dedicated to researching the Holocaust and is devoted to the memory of those who were imprisoned and murdered there. After lunch (at your own expense) we will drive back to Krakow and visit the Jewish Quarter and Getto starting with Bohaterow Getta Square. The tour concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation or chosen Krakow destination.