Auschwitz Birkenau is a concentration camp located in southern Poland, and was one of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps with over a million inmates. The majority of those who died at Auschwitz were Jewish people, but also included Roma (Gypsies), Soviet prisoners of war, Poles, and others. Today, Auschwitz Birkenau is a memorial and museum to honor the victims of the Holocaust.
- Everything you need to know for visiting AuschwitzAuschwitz. It is a name that is synonymous with pain, suffering, horror, murder and the Holocaust. It is a name that can fill you with fear instantly and there are not many people around the globe that don’t know its name. Many people want to visit Auschwitz when on holiday in Poland but there are … Read more
- Airports close to AuschwitzPeople who come from all around the world fly into airports close to Auschwitz in the town of Oswiecim Poland. This popular UNESCO World Heritage Site was once an extermination camp located in Nazi-occupied Poland and was operated by the Third Reich during World War II. Originally a Polish army barracks it was turned into … Read more
- The best Wroclaw to Auschwitz day toursThe city of Wrocław is well known for its rich history and architecture, and in recent years has become a popular tourist destination in Poland. It is one of the oldest cities in Poland and was once one of the most important strongholds in the country. The city centre is inscribed on the UNESCO World … Read more
- The best day tours from Krakow to AuschwitzThe city of Krakow is well known for its rich history and architecture. Its stunning market Square is used in many an Instagram picture for the perfect European backdrop scene. But around an hour away west of Krakow is Auschwitz, one of the most famous WW2 sites in Poland and possibly the world. In 1940, … Read more
- The best Warsaw to Auschwitz day tripsThe city of Warsaw is well known for its rich history and architecture, but Auschwitz is the most famous WW2 site in Poland. In 1940, the Nazis took over the town and established Auschwitz as one of the largest concentration camps in Europe. Approximately 1 million people were killed at Auschwitz, including more than 1,000 … Read more