Auschwitz Concentration Camp
About the Auschwitz Concentration camp, how to get to Auschwitz and the camp.
This page has information on Auschwitz tours, how to get to the Auschwitz Camp and where to stay.. Here you can get complete travel help for individuals and groups to travel to Auschwitz in particular or to Poland in general.
The grounds and buildings of the Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau camps are open to visitors in their entirety, with the exception of several blocks in Auschwitz I that house the administration, Museum departments, and storage. There is generally access to all barracks at Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The duration of a visit is determined solely by the individual interests and needs of the visitors. As a minimum, however, at least one-and-a-half hours each should be reserved for the grounds and exhibitions of Auschwitz I and for the Birkenau site. It is necessary to visit both parts of the camp, Birkenau and Auschwitz, in order to acquire a proper sense of the place that has become the symbol of the Holocaust. Auschwitz I is where the Nazis opened the first Auschwitz camps for men and women. In the Birkenau camp, everything happened on a magnified scale.
You can go to the Auschwitz Camp yourself and join on of the groups that is formed at the gate, you can walk the camp alone, or you can be picked up at your hotel in Krakow by a guide.
To get information about tours, go to Auschwitz Tours
We suggest that you a stay in Krakow from where you can visit the camp but also see the City Of Krakow. So we encourage you to stay in Krakow and travel to the camp. Krakow Hotels