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Understanding the Holocaust, Auschwitz, Kraków & Schindler’s Factory by Air

The murder of more than six million Jews during the Second World War remains one of the darkest but defining aspects of the conflict. On this tour we look at some key aspects of the Holocaust in the area that was German occupied Poland during WW2 and examine the experience of war for the Polish people. We tour the terrifyingly massive Auschwitz Concentration Camp, go to Oskar Schindler’s Factory and discover the story of Schindler’s List. We also walk the Kraków Ghetto and see the Museum of the Polish Home Army.

Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • Specialist Historical Guide
  • Return flights to Kraków with hand luggage allowance
  • Airport transfers in Poland
  • Air-conditioned coach travel

5 days from £679pp

Travel Options
Outbound &
Inbound Travel
Outbound
Travel
  • By Air By Air
Inbound
Travel
  • By Air By Air
On-Tour
Experiences
  • Coach Excursions
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Itinerary

Fly to Kraków and transfer to our hotel in Kraków for four nights.

We start our tour in Kraków having an in-depth look at the Kraków Ghetto seeing the ‘Chairs’ Memorial and the buildings where Jewish families lived. After lunch you will visit the Oskar Schindler Factory; immortalised in the film Schindler’s List, Oskar worked tirelessly to save as many of the city’s Jews as he could. The factory site is now a museum which helps explain the war in Poland as well as the Holocaust.

Includes Breakfast

Key Visits

Kraków Ghetto Oskar Schindler Factory

Today we travel to Auschwitz, the most notorious and deadly of the Concentration Camps in German occupied Poland. We spend time in Auschwitz where the workers were detained, seeing the many museum items and exhibitions. We then walk to the massive Auschwitz-Birkenau site, where the huge scale and human cost of the Holocaust is apparent. A moving day studying one of the most iconic locations connected to the Holocaust.

Includes Breakfast

Key Visits

Auschwitz Auschwitz-Birkenau

We start at the War Cemetery in Kraków where there is a large British plot, plus graves from the German Army, Polish Forces and Soviet Forces. We then visit the site of Plaszów Concentration Camp, the closest camp to Kraków. In the afternoon you have free time to explore central Kraków.

Includes Breakfast

Key Visits

Plaszów Concentration Camp Kraków War Cemetery

Return transfer to Kraków airport for your return flight to the UK.

Includes Breakfast

The tour is not suitable for children under the age of 14 due to the graphic nature of many displays during the tour.

Single Room Supplement from £99.00 (5 days).

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Ibis Krakow Centrum or the Vienna House Easy By Wyndham in Kraków.

Vienna House Easy Kraków

The hotel is located within walking distance of the Old Town district and a short taxi ride to the Main Market Square. The hotel has a lift and restaurant.

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Room
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Extra Pillows and Blankets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Bath
  • Free Wifi
Service
  • Safe Box in Reception
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
Hotel
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

Travel Options

When it comes to getting you to your destination, Leger Holidays makes it easy with a selection of travel options to choose from.

Luxuria Coach

Executive Coach

All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way.

Executive Coach Features

  • Air-conditioning, an onboard servery, onboard toilet and reclining seats.
  • Please note that on selected air holidays, the executive coach may have limited facilities.

Your Flights

Flights

Return flights to/from Kraków are available from Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Manchester & Stansted.

We will book flights to coincide with the arrival of other passengers joining the tour from a variety of UK airports. This is to enable the smooth operation of transfers for the group. Your flight times will be confirmed with your travel documents.

Flight supplements may apply for some airports. If your chosen airport carries a supplement, we will contact you to discuss.

All prices and airports are subject to availability – routes can be reintroduced, cancelled or amended by the airline at any time.

This holiday is operated by Leger Air Holidays Ltd. ATOL 3880. 

Frequently asked questions about flights

Yes, unfortunately there is no feeder/transfer service to/from the U.K. airports.

Estimated flight times are given at the time of booking. The times given are for guidance only and may change.

Exact flight times will be confirmed on travel document which are sent 7-10 days before departure. For more information on flight times please contact our Reservations Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

We are able to pre-book flight seats with most airlines. There may be a charge for this service.

Any charges will be confirmed at the time of booking. Most other airlines will allocate your seats at check-in.

Yes, we can. Please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 to arrange wheelchair assistance or any other medical requests.

We recommend you check-in for your flight three hours before the scheduled time for long haul flights and two and a half hours before the scheduled time for any European holidays.

Luggage allowances vary from airline to airline. The luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 5kg for hand luggage. Ryan Air's luggage allowance is normally up to 20kg (44lbs) and 10kg for hand luggage. All allowances are subject to changes made by the airline.

For more information on luggage allowances please contact our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 or email us at reservations@leger.co.uk.

The transfers on the majority of our flight tours are included. Our Reservations Staff will be able to advise you when you call. On tours where you book your own flight the transfers may only be available at certain times or not at all.

This depends on which airline the flight is booked with. Please call our Customer Service Department on 0844 324 9265 for more details.

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Mr Christopher Edwards, 0 years ago

Very good trip

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LindaT, 0 years ago

Excellent trip. Excellent tour guides. Hotel location perfect.

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Holly Jackson, 0 years ago

Brilliant tour, filled with brilliant excursions. Loved every minute!

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Susan Draper, 0 years ago

Lovely hotel .tour well worth the money .knowledgable guide

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