It is a city whose origins date back to the Middle Ages, when it was the capital of the autonomous principality. During the Nazi occupation it became the site of the extermination of millions of people of different nationalities. In 1947, the Auschwitz-Birkenau National Museum was set up inside the Auschwitz and Birkenau camps.
The concentration camp complex of Auschwitz contains:
– Auschwitz concentration camp – the main camp located inside the former barracks of the Polish army and administrative center of the entire complex.
– Extermination camp of Birkenau – located near Brzezinka, extermination center of the entire Auschwitz complex, at the height of the activity, six gas chambers and four crematory ovens were in operation.
In 1979 the Auschwitz museum found itself on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
DETAILS OF OUR ROUTE:
The driver will pick you up directly from the hotel or elsewhere. You have a space car, a minivan with air conditioning available.
Once in Oświęcim, together with the guide, we will pass through the entrance gate with the words “ARBEIT MACHT FREI” (Work makes us free) where we will visit some blocks of prisoners, the gas chambers and the crematoria. We can see personal belongings left by prisoners, photographs and documents of the Nazi atrocite.
After the visit to Auschwitz we head to take the bus with which we will reach Auschwitz II – Birkenau. In this place we will visit the barracks, the latrines, the railway tracks, the ash pond and the remains of the crematoria and gas chambers.
Once the visit is over we will begin our return journey.
Duration – 6.5 hours
Language – Guide in English
Included – Means of Transport, Guide in English, Entrance Ticket
Normal → 150 PLN
Children (0-4 years old) → 10 PLN
Reduced (5-12 years old) → 125 PLN
Students (13-25 years old) → 125 PLN
From January 2, 2020 the new regulation for the purchase of admission cards in the Auschwitz museum came into force.