This private full day tour from Warsaw to Auschwitz and Cracow include: a limousine, an english speaking driver/guide.
Start from Warsaw at 07:00 A.M.
Visiting the camp: ticket price - 10 EUR/person, language groups, duration - 3,5 h
Tour prices: 1 person - 260 EUR, 2-3 persons - 290 EUR
Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of German camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas incorporated to Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the Nazi concentration camps, consisting of Auschwitz I ( base camp), Auschwitz II - Birkenau
(extermination camp), Auschwitz III - Monowitz (labour camp) and over 40 subcamps. Established for Polish political prisoners then became a major site of Final Solution.
The first transport of Polish prisoners arrived in June, 1940, the camp was liberated on January 27, 1945.
Over the short period in the town was working an emigration office for Jews, idea collapsed very quickly because of british blockade of the port in Constanza. Even "illegals" gathered already there lost chance to reach Palestine.
Witold Pilecki was a polish officer and member of Home Army. He volunteered to get imprisoned in the Auschwitz camp in order to gather intelligence and escape, according his own plan. Murdered in 1948 by communists.
It is impossible to fix the exact number of victims. Today the accepted figure is 1.3 million, around 90% of them Jewish.
Over 0,5 million were murdered after mid-May 1944.