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History School Trips to Krakow & Auschwitz

A Krakow history tour provides opportunities for your students to study in-depth a number of historical topic areas such as; the Holocaust, how the Nazis persecuted the Jews, Poland as a communist republic and life under Soviet occupation. 

This history tour is full of thought-provoking moments for students and an experience they'll surely remember for the rest of their lives. 

For more information about Krakow School Trips please email us or request a quote here.

Krakow Activities and Visits

The following short video is about the activities and visits we recommend to include on your itinerary while on a Krakow & Auschwitz history tour. This video can be used to promote the tour to students. 

Krakow History Tour Sample Itinerary

We recommend a minimum of 3 nights, 4 day Itinerary for a Krakow history trip. As we tailor make each itinerary we can create an itinerary perfect to you from the length of the tour to the activities and visits.  

Day One 

  • Travel to Krakow
  • City sightseeing tour 

Day Two

  • In the morning learn how the cold war and communism effected Krakow with visits to Museum of communist Poland and the Nowa Huta District  
  • In the afternoon learn about Jewish community of Krakow and how WWII effected it with visits to Galicia Jewish Museum, Historical Museum 
    of the City of Kraków, Kazimierz District, Podgorze Ghetto  and the Empty chair memorial 

Day Three

  • Full day excursion out of Krakow, in the morning visit Auschwitz-Birkenau and in the afternoon visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine

Day Four

  • Depending on flight times free time in Krakow 
  • Travel back to UK

Study Topic Areas

•Nazism •Holocaust •WWII •Polish History •Jewish History •Communism •Cold War •Soviet Union