Auschwitz & Salt Mine One Day Tour
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Before you visit
Do you offer the lowest price guarantee?
Yes, we do! Escape2Poland is all about getting our customers the best price out there. If you happen to find the same activity at a lower price, we will refund you the difference promptly. Please mind that the activity’s components must match the offer on our website and have the same cancellation policy. That’s not all! Thanks to the promotions we run time and again, you can lower the price at checkout using special discount codes.
How far is it from Krakow to Auschwitz?
The distance between Krakow and Auschwitz is about 40 miles. The journey takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Can children visit the memorial?
It is not advised by the Auschwitz Museum that children under the age of 14 visit the camps as the stories and photos are violent and cruel. However, it is the decision of the parents. Please note it is not allowed to bring prams and strollers to the campsite.
Is Wieliczka Salt Mine far from Krakow?
Wieliczka Salt Mine is located around 8 miles from the center of Krakow. Estimated time of the journey is 45 min - 1 h.
Is the whole Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour underground?
Yes, the whole Salt Mine tour takes place underground in the chambers and passages of the old mine.
I'm an elderly person, will I need to walk a lot?
The tour is not recommended for people with walking difficulties as it requires ascending and descending long staircases. Lift service is available onsite however the cost is 500 PLN and it is not guaranteed.
Where is the meeting point for the tour?
In case of a standard Tour, we choose the most convenient meeting point near the Old Town, in the Jewish district area -Starowislna 65, Krakow.
How long it the trip?
The estimated duration of the Auschwitz & Salt Mine tour is 12 h. On some days, we might have a break up to 1 h between 1st trip and 2nd trip.
How many breaks do I have during the tour?
We offer 2 breaks at the Auschwitz Museum which are about 30 min in total and 1 break , at Salt Mine Museum up to 20 min. Between both tours, we usually have 1 h of free time in Krakow (but it is not guaranteed and depends on the date)
Is lunch included?
No, the lunch is not included in the price of the tour. There is a possibility to organize it for you in the Private Transfers Option.
How should I dress? What is a dress code?
AUSCHWITZ: On the grounds of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, visitors should behave with the appropriate solemnity and respect, and dress in a manner befitting a place of this nature (no shorts, sleeveless tops, mini-dresses & skirts are allowed) WIELICZKA SALT MINE: Warm clothes for the tour are recommended as it might get chilly underground. The temperature in Wieliczka Salt Mine is usually around 14 degrees Celcius.