School History Trips to Krakow

A reflective exploration of Jewish history

  • krakow
  • Auschwitz Birkenau
Rich in culture and heart-rending history
From £259pp i

A beautiful city with a haunting history, Krakow is most valuable in helping students to understand the full inhumanity and damage of the Holocaust. And whilst things are a little different now, our levels of support and safety haven’t changed.

Schools are now planning their trips for later this year and 2022, and we’re here for you when you want to get things underway. Using out extensive touring history and specialist teams, you can feel confident that you’re in safe and experienced hands.

So the time is nearly upon us to explore Krakow once again – from memorable visits to Auschwitz and the gas chambers of Birkenau, to the original sites of the Jewish Quarter.

 

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Accommodation

Popular places to stay in Krakow

  • Central location
  • 5 minute walk from the Main Market Square
  • Triple, twin and single bed rooms
  • En-suite rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fitness centre
  • Gift shop
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
  • Enjoy a drink in the bar
  • Work up a sweat in the fitness centre
  • Pick up a souvenir in the gift shop
  • Walk to the Main Market Square for sightseeing and shopping
  • Located near the bend of the Vistula River
  • Quad, triple, twin and single bed rooms
  • On-site bowling alley
  • En-suite rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site bowling alley
  • Games room with pool table and table football
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Gift shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Challenge your group to a game of bowling at the on-site bowling alley
  • Play a game of pool or table football
  • Relax on the outdoor terrace
  • Pick up a souvenir in the gift shop
  • Grab a bite to eat or a drink in the restaurant and bar
  • Located in the Kazimierz, the former Jewish district
  • Fitness centre, sauna and beauty treatments
  • Triple, twin and single bed rooms
  • En-suite rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fitness centre, sauna and beauty treatments
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Wi-Fi
  • Work up a sweat in the fitness centre or sauna
  • Treat yourself to a beauty treatment
  • Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
  • Relax with a drink in the bar
  • Explore Krakow Old Town by foot

Excursions in Krakow

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Curriculum Information

Perfect for KS4 and KS5 (or equivalent)

  • Curricular Links
    • Modern European history
    • The Early 20th century
    • The Second World War
    • The Holocaust
    • Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries

Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From expert History Tour Guides to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

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What our customers say

I really appreciate all your efforts in recovering our money and your excellent communication as always.

Lucy Kitchener, Mount St Mary's College

August 2020

We’ve been very impressed with our correspondence with Rayburn this year and as our Berlin trip is a regular one, we’ll definitely look to give you the business for our next trip.

Libby Weltman, Priestnall School

August 2020

Thank you for your supportive and positive approach – I really do hope that normality will return soon and trips will be able to start again.

Roy Hilll, Bursar of Channing School

August 2020

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • What is the best way to contact you at this time?

    While our offices are temporarily closed in line with government guidance, our staff are working from home and can be contacted as usual. Direct dial numbers have been re-routed to relevant staff and email inboxes are still routed directly to individual staff members. If you wish to make an enquiry about a new tour then please call 01332 347828, use our web enquiry form or email us at info@RayburnTours.com.

  • Are you taking bookings right now and how far ahead should we plan?

    Yes, we are absolutely taking bookings! Due to the bespoke nature of our trips, we always recommend you try planning at least a year ahead. We have already taken many bookings for next year and a good amount of groups are choosing to plan even further ahead for 2022, giving them plenty of time to launch the trips to parents and students. Ultimately, the further you can plan ahead, the better.

  • What is the FCO advice in regards to safe air travel?

    The FCO have provided guidelines on how you can travel safely in airports and on aircrafts during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Airports and airlines are committed to making your journey as safe as possible. You can read their guidance here.

  • Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?

    Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.

School History Trips to Krakow

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