It's a very strange experience to visit somewhere like this. It's not for fun exactly and it's hard to say bad or good things about it in a historical context. There are places here that will chill you to the bone and provide some perspective...More
Your tour begins with hotel pickup in the morning. Once aboard your air-conditioned coach, watch a documentary about the Nazi concentration camps of Europe.
On arrival at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, join a tour with an official guide, and learn about the history of the Holocaust. Then, transfer to Birkenau, the neighboring complex, to continue your tour with the same guide.
In between the two attractions, enjoy a boxed lunch.
For the second part of the day, explore the UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the oldest working salt mines in the world. Descend to the subterranean tunnels via a wooden stairway, and explore chambers filled with salt carvings and statues.
This guided tour concludes with drop-off at your Krakow hotel.