Private Tour From Prague To Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial

Duration: 15 hours

On our private tour from Prague to Auschwitz you will see the former largest Nazi concentration and extermination camp where over 1.1. million men, women and children lost their lives. You will see the place that is known all over the world as a symbol of terror, genocide and the Holocaust. You will walk through the barracks in which prisoners lived in the most horrific conditions and you will see their personal belongings. You will learn about the tragic history of this place, history that must never be forgotten.

What is included:

  • Private tour guide
  • Driver
  • Car/Minivan
  • Entrance fee to Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial

Total: 720 / 720 per person

Number of persons:

Persons Price
1 720
2 740
3 760
4 790
5 820
6 850
7 910
8 960
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Private Tour From Prague To Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial

Our guide will pick you up at the place of your stay in Prague. The drive from Prague to Auschwitz lasts approximately 5 hours. On the way we can stop to make a coffee/restroom break. After we arrive, we will tour Auschwitz I which served as the administrative center of the camp. Then we will move to Auschwitz II Birkenau which served as a death camp. We will visit barracks, latrines, destroyed crematoria and solitary prison cells. We will go inside a gas chamber as well. We will see thousands of personal objects, a true testimony to the scale of Holocaust.

Auschwitz I

The first of the Auschwitz concentration camp complex, it was founded on 27. April 1940 on the direct order of Himmler. The nazis turned what was originally Polish barracks into a concentration camp. Two days later the notorious Rudolf Höss became the camp leader. Most of the early prisoners worked on the enlargement of the camp. The camp was originally meant for Polish intelligence prisoners however later it was decided to play a major role in Holocaust. In 1941 an industrial complex of I. G. Farben was built next to the camp. After Hitler’s attact on the Soviet Union, additional camps Auschwitz II Birkenau and Auschwitz III were built. The overall capacity of the camp was meant to be 125 000 prisoners. It was in Auschwitz I that the gas Cyclon B was used for the first time during an execution of Soviet POWs.

Auschwitz II Birkenau

Auschwitz II served as a death camp. It was founded in October 1941. Over the course of 3.5 years approximately 1.4 million people were murdered there, 90% of which were Jews. Most victims were killed in gas chambers with Cyklon B. Others died from lack of nutrition, hard labor, injuries, suicides, beatings, individual executions, various diseases or pseudo-scientific experiments.

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