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The Nazis & the Holocaust School Trip to Krakow

Visiting Auschwitz on a history school trip to Krakow is an experience which your students are unlikely to forget, but it’s essential to understanding 20th century history and the darker side of human nature!

Words cannot describe the enormity of the horror that the Jewish population of Europe experienced at the hands of the Nazi regime. But a history school trip to Krakow can make it more real for your students.

Other unforgettable experiences available on this tour include a visit to Schindler’s Factory Museum, where the exhibition ‘Life in Krakow under Nazi Occupation’ will bring that period to life for your students. And at the Galicia Museum you can meet with a Holocaust survivor or ‘Righteous Among the Nations’ who will tell your students about their own experiences.

Sample itinerary

Day 1/3

MorningMorning Flight to Krakow
AfternoonAfternoon

Guided walking tour of Jewish Quarter

Visit Schindler's Factory Museum

EveningEvening Evening meal

Day 2/3

AfternoonAfternoon Visit to Auschwitz for guided tour
EveningEvening

Evening meal

Day 3/3

MorningMorning

Sightseeing around Rynek Glowny, Krakow's beautiful main square 

AfternoonAfternoon Return flight to UK
EveningEvening  

What's included?

  • tick icon2 nights' half board accommodation
  • tick iconAirport taxes and passenger duty at current rates
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  • tick iconATOL protected return flights from the UK
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconGuided tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau by coach
  • tick iconGuided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rates to tour operators

Activities

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

Auschwitz Concentration Camp

At this site, chosen by the SS for no other reason than its convenient location at a railway junction, some 2 million… Read more

Galicia Jewish Museum

Galicia Jewish Museum

The exhibition 'Traces of Memory' is a photographic tribute to a vanished world, a powerful acknowledgement of Poland's… Read more

Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)

Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter)

The medieval Jewish quarter of Kraków became the city's ghetto between 1939 and 1941, and a film set during the shooting… Read more

Schindler's Factory

Schindler's Factory

Kraków under Nazi Occupation 1939–1945 is on display at the former administrative building of Oskar Schindlers Enamel… Read more

Wawel Royal Castle

Wawel Royal Castle

Beautifully situated on a hill overlooking the River Vistila, Wawel Castle was the capital residence and burial place of… Read more

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine

This deposit of rock salt has been mined since 13th century. Spread over nine levels, it has 300km of galleries with… Read more

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Accommodation

Hotel Batory Guest Rooms
Hotel Maksymilian
Hotel Wilga
Hotel Batory Guest Rooms

The Batory Guest Rooms are situated in the centre of Krakow, just a short walk from the city’s historical Old Town.

The guest rooms offer 45 beds in total; students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms, with staff in twins. All guest rooms are en-suite and have a TV, radio and telephone. 

You can start your day with a great breakfast, served in the Hotel Batory next door. Traditional Polish cuisine will be served in the restaurant in the evenings.

Hotel Maksymilian

The 3* Maksymilian hotel is housed in a completely renovated 19th century building and is just a 5 minute walk from the Market Square.

Students are generally accommodated in triple or quad rooms and staff in twins, all rooms are ensuite and have a TV, telephone, WiFi and safe.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning and evening meals will be taken in the hotel restaurant.

Hotel Wilga

Hotel Wilga is a modern 3* hotel located close to the banks of the river Vistula, within walking distance of the Kazimierz district and Wawel Castle.

The hotel offers 36 modern and comfortable rooms, all with en-suite facilities, TV and radio. The hotel also boasts its own bowling alley and games room in the basement.

Other amenities include a pool table, bar, a restaurant and meeting rooms.

Reviews

Alexandra Park School, October 2018

Trip worked very well indeed - thanks for all the support you gave us; we shall be booking again with you very soon.

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