Auschwitz & The Holocaust

Prices from: £249 (Based on 3 Days, 2 Nights)

Fortunately spared destruction during World War II, the medieval city of Krakow houses more artworks and historic buildings than any other Polish city and is the country’s most popular destination.

Capital of Poland for more than 500 years and a setting for the Oscar winning film Schindler’s List, Krakow is an ancient city with a haunting past.

On a college trip to Krakow, students can expect to learn and gain a greater understanding of the atrocities committed by the Nazis in nearby concentration camps Plaszow and Auschwitz-Birkenau. Also incuded information about how the city became a ghetto for Jewish persecution during World War II.

For an appreciation of Poland’s history before World War II, students can visit the impressive Wawel Castle, take a leisurely stroll around the Old Town Square and visit the Salt Mines to appreciate the natural splendours of Poland.

With its medieval charm and gothic architecture, Krakow is a city blessed with historical landmarks and monuments that act as a poignant reminder of Europe’s turbulent past.

Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your next inspirational college trip to Krakow.

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Krakow reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Quality of transport
8.7
Quality of accommodation:
9.1
Educational value of tour
9.4
Value for money
9.2
Overall rating
9.0
Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 20 reviews
10 out of 10

Dr

Bangor GB
I led a group of 25 students and two staff from Bangor University from 7th-11th April 2019 to Krakow. It was a very successful trip. All the students were positive about the experience. We were impressed with our guides. They were highly educated either doing a relevant master's course or PhD. We were very lucky with warm and sunny weather.
Confirmed traveller: 07 April 2019
Published on: 14 April 2019
2 out of 10

Edina

London GB
Tour guide was useless and wan't interacting with students at all. She just carried on talking even if no one was there to listen. Accommodation was clean and friendly but next to a railway and we could hear trains rushing trough all day all night. We paid for services that never been booked or organised so missed out on a lot. We ad to wait for 2 hours for our coach upon arrival to Gatwick. Adaptable refused to take any responsibilities. I would never travel with them again.
Confirmed traveller: 25 January 2019
Published on: 05 February 2019
9 out of 10

Sahdia

Birmingham GB
The hotel was great with friendly and helpful staff. Helped us with food and directions. One incident that was not positive was when the receptionist from the hotel kindly called the transport company for us on our return to the airport and she was spoken to very rudely and abruptly.

The tour guide for Auschwitz was very good. The A Level History students greatly benefitted from a guide with expert knowledge.

The guide for the walking tour was too detailed and often stopped at every site which was not necessary. She did have great level of knowledge but it was not all necessary for the tour. The guide for the walking tour was very helpful in guiding us to the use of public transport.
Confirmed traveller: 24 January 2019
Published on: 04 February 2019
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Auschwitz-Birkenau Visit
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Kazimierz Walking Tour
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Plaszow Concentration Camp Visit
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Podgorze Wartime Jewish Ghetto Tour
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Wawel Castle Tour
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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
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Alexander II Hotel, 3*

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Wyspianski Hotel, 3* Superior

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Logos Hotel 3*

Location: In the centre of Krakow, just minutes walk from the ‘Green Planty’ which sur... Read more

Hotel Astoria

Location: Located in Krakow’s Kazimierz Jewish District, just 200 yards from the Old S... Read more

Aparthotel Miodowa

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Destination Pack
To assist you with planning the most relevant and appropriate itinerary for your students, a Leisure & Learning destination pack complete with a full excursion list including curriculum area recommendations will be sent with every quote.

DAY 1
-Fly from UK to Krakow
-Coach transfer to accommodation
-Embark on Schindlers Route walking tour including Schindlers Factory
-Evening meal

DAY 2
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Transfer to Auschwitz Concentration Camp for full day visit
-Evening meal

DAY 3
-Breakfast at accommodation
-Visit to Galacia Jewish Museum to meet a Holocaust survivor
-Return journey to airport
-Return flight to UK


Adaptable Travel can tailor make your Krakow study trip based on your exact requirements.  Contact us today to find out more information.

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