Excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau

If there is a must visit in a trip to Poland that is Auschwitz-Birkenau. On this tour we will discover the creepy history of the most terrifying concentration camp XNUMXth century Auschwitz-Birkenau was the main extermination center in history in which More than a million people were killed.

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Spanish · 6,5 hours

Excursion to Auschwitz - Birkenau

Krakow it is the cradle of the most outstanding contemporary historical facts of humanity. To know more about him, we must visit one of the most spooky but significant places on the planet, the Nazi concentration and extermination camps of Auschwitz - Birkenau.

It is essential that all those who visit Krakow, include in your route an excursion to this solemn place. Although the place contains much suffering and pain, the opportunity to see a milestone in human history should not be missed.

From this perspective, we offer you the opportunity to appreciate in a simple but respectful way this impressive and gloomy block, with the necessary guidance in Spanish from the hand of specialized guides.

First Steps

The starting point for this exciting and moving excursion will be the center of Auschwitz, population that served in its moment like place for the construction and secret development of the abominable fields.

Surely you are wondering what is the first thing you can see in this solemn journey. Well, firsthand we like that our travelers are well informed. Therefore, during the journey of approximately one hour, we will place an informative historical documentary that will narrate the facts and trajectory of the concentration camps.

Route to follow in Auschwitz I

After leaving Krakow, After an hour of travel, we will arrive at what is known as the Auschwitz I concentration camp. Known as the prison of hundreds of Jewish families, including the Anne Frank family (recognized throughout the world). for his eloquent diary).

In the first part of the tour we will enter the camp and the prison structures designed at first for the "political prisoners". In them we will see the atrocious exhibitions and stories that explain in detail the abuses and hardships suffered by the Jews there subjected.

In this place we will discover and know the fearsome "cells of hunger", where thousands of prisoners died of starvation and illness, including among them St. Maximilian Kolbe.

Later, we will leave these devastating cells to have access to one of the most critical points of the visit where many people have mixed feelings: the terrifying gas chambers and the cremation ovens. They are the only ones left standing after the war.

Auschwitz II experience - Birkenau

Considering how overwhelming the journey is, there will be a break of 15 minutes. Later we will go to Auschwitz II - Birkenau, known for being the field to carry out the mass exterminations of Jewish citizens. This was known as the "final solution to the Jewish problem."

In this "killing factory" we appreciate the barracks, the latrines, the train tracks, the ash pond and the remains of the crematoria and gas chambers that remained after the Nazis failed to hide them.

After finishing the tours, we will undertake the return to the city of Krakow.

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Important information

  • Duration: 6,5 hours.
  • Languages: The tour is done exclusively in Spanish.
  • Includes: iround trip from Krakow by bus, Spanish speaking guide and entrance to the two concentration camps.
  • Not Included:: food.
  • Cancellation: Free! Cancel without expenses until 3 days before the activity. If you cancel with less time or do not show up, no refund will be offered.

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