From 112 EUR / 121 USD per person
Krakow. Market Square of Old Town.
From the higher tower of the church of the Virgin Mary, every hour a professional firefighter-trumpeter plays a tune on the 4 corners of the world. This tradition has about 700 years old and is associated with the legend of Heynalists, who warned the city before the upcoming Tatars. Although, successfully closed the gates but the trumpeter was killed by Tatar arrow. In memory of his death - the performed signal abruptly breaks off before the end of the tune.
Nowadays, people sleeping in the summer nights with the windows open, they hear the same hourly bugle call, and instead of rams, they calling the Tatars...
The Wieliczka Salt Mine. St. John's Chapel.
A wooden figure of crucified Christ on the main altar dates from the eighteenth century and is located on the background of image of color Jerusalem. On the vault placed the Trinity. Chapel today serves as a popular place for weddings.
Hiring underground halls for private wedding ceremonies is the cost of at least 150 EU per hour (Chapel of St. John) to 500 EU (Chapel of St. Kinga), the price may increase depending on many factors that are difficult to list in this short description. Equally serious limitation as the financial aspect - is the date of reservation.
Due to the interest, the wedding should be planned two years in advance.
Auschwitz I. Wall of Death. Block 11.
Internal prison of Auschwitz where died both prisoners from the camp, and prisoners brought from outside. On the first floor there was a court-martial of the Gestapo, which was passed a death judgment on an expedited basis. Immediately after hearing the judgment, the victims were discharged on the inner courtyard and killed by shot in back of the head.
Only during the first mass execution in 1941, at the Polish independence day, 151 people were executed.
German non-commissioned officer Palitzsch, by loading each time a new cartridge to rifle, shot down one at a time 151 people. The camp commandant and the camp doctor looked on it. In his memoirs, the commander described the NCO:
"Impassive and calm, unhurried and with unmoved face, he performed his awful work. He was probably mentally so hardened that he could constantly killing, not thinking about anything (...) ".
Private sedan car at your disposal, perfect for three.
Capacity: 1 - 4 passengers.
Private minivan car at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 5th.
Capacity: 1 - 7 passengers.
Private minibus at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 19th people.
Capacity: 8 - 19 passengers.
Private 49 seater coach at your disposal, perfect for the groups up to 49th people.
Capacity: 49 passengers.
1. Transit Warsaw - Krakow.
2. Sightseeing of Krakow (1 hours) with licensed guide in English.
Tour through the Old Town: Royal Road, Church of St. Florian, Juliusz Slowacki Theater, Planty Park, remains of the ramparts of Krakow, Barbican, Florian's Gate and Street, Grodzka Street, Market Square, St. Mary's Church with an altar by Veit Stoss, Cloth Hall and National Gallery of Art, Church of St. Adalbert, Jagiellonian University. Additional option to choose from instead of free time - or Schindler Museum, or underground of Market Square with historical exhibition of the city.
3. Transit Krakow - Wieliczka.
4. Wieliczka Salt Mine.Visiting the Mine takes place only in groups of about 35 persons. Start of the trip is going down by 380 stairs to a depth of 135 meters below ground (happily, return is already by mining lift).
The tour has 3 kilometers of corridors. On the trail is more than 20 chambers with the famous chapel of St. Kinga (built entirely of salt), Michalowice Chamber, Weimar Chamber. The temperature underground is approx. 15 C / 59 F regardless of temperature on the surface.
5. Transit Wieliczka - Oswiecim.
6. Auschwitz Museum with licensed guide. Individually tour in English.
Camp Gate with Arbeit Macht Frei inscription. Blocks 4 (doom exhibition - general information, model of gas chamber and crematorium, cans of Zyklon B). Block 5 (material evidence of crimes exhibition - human hair, suitcases, dentures, glasses, shoes). Block 6 (everyday life of prisoner - daily schedule, rations). Block 7 (living conditions of prisoners - toilets, washrooms, rooms with bunk beds). Block 11 (Death Block, cells in penalty bunker, cell of St. Maximilian Kolbe, penal standing, Wall of Death). Parade ground, gallows and place of death of Rudolf Hoess, crematorium I, Museum of Auschwitz II - Birkenau. Camp Gate with administration buildings of SS. Place of selection. Railway platform. Barracks in male section.
7. Transit Oswiecim - Warsaw.
All tickets and fees included in the price.
How long is tour of Krakow, Salt Mine Wieliczka and Auschwitz ?
The total duration of the tour: 14 hours.
How far are Krakow, Salt Mine Wieliczka and Auschwitz from Warsaw ?
Distance between Warsaw and Krakow is 300 km / 186 miles.
Distance between Krakow and Wieliczka is 15 km / 9 miles.
Distance between Wieliczka and Auschwitz is 70 km / 43 miles.
Distane between Oswiecim and Warsaw is 310 km / 193 miles.
How long is the drive from Warsaw to Krakow, Salt Mine Wieliczka and Auschwitz ?
Approximate driving time one way: 3 hours 30 minutes + 45 minutes + 60 minutes.
Time of Krakow-Wieliczka-Auschwitz Tour may vary slightly due to the situation on the road or random events which are out of Organizer's control.