Learn more about our Krakow school trips
Auschwitz Concentration Camp
At this site, chosen by the SS for no other reason than its convenient location at a railway junction, some… Read More
Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945 is on display at the former administrative building of Oskar Schindlers Enamel Factory at 4… Read More
Galicia Jewish Museum
The exhibition 'Traces of Memory' is a photographic tribute to a vanished world, a powerful acknowledgement of Poland's Jewish heritage.… Read More
Wieliczka Salt Mine
This deposit of rock salt has been mined since 13th century. Spread over nine levels, it has 300km of galleries… Read More
Wawel Royal Castle
Beautifully situated on a hill overlooking the River Vistila, Wawel Castle was the capital residence and burial place of Poland's… Read More
Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)
The medieval Jewish quarter of Kraków became the city's ghetto between 1939 and 1941, and a film set during the… Read More
The Main Square (Rynek Glówny)
The Main Square (Rynek Glówny) is the natural centre of Krakow. The centrally located Cloth Hall (Sukiennice) has, despite the… Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
All the main sights are within easy walking distance of each other. A coach will be provided if you are visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Three to four days is ideal for a school trip to Krakow as you will need one full day for the excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau. If you are combining your school trip to Krakow with Berlin, you should expect to spend five to six days on your trip.
Yes, Krakow works really well as a destination for both history and religious studies. Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information on how your cross-curricular school trip to Krakow might work.
We also highly recommend Schindler's Factory Museum.
Yes, you can do some sightseeing from Wawel Hill, and you can soak up the atmosphere at the main square, Rynek Glowny and the Ghetto Heroes Square.
All of our Auschwitz tours include a guided tour of Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. Students wear headphones and are lead around by a knowledgeable guide, which allows them to fully take in their surroundings.
The tours of both Auschwitz sites, Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau, take around three and a half hours.
Auschwitz does not have a dress code policy for visitors, however, we recommend that you wear comfortable footwear as the tour involves a lot of walking. The majority of the tour will take place outside and so we recommend you dress appropriately for the weather conditions.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.