Students of Psychology and Sociology can study how this once thriving Jewish community of the 19th Century tragically fell in to decline with Nazi occupation, until their well-documented demise. Krakow is an ideal location to analyse the persecution that took place study the many questions that the Holocaust raises in terms of conformity, obedience, ethics, morality, and persecution.
Use our sample itinerary to help picture what your trip could look like. Our itineraries are flexible, visits and timings will be planned based on your needs.
Daytime flight and transfer to your accommodation
Time permitting take a guided tour of Kazimierz (the Jewish District), Podgorze (Wartime Ghetto) and the exterior of the Schindler Factory
Evening meal at hotel
Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau including a guided tour
Evening meal at your hotel
Time permitting visit the Galicia Museum to meet with a Concentration Camp Survivor or Member of the Righteous Among the Nations
Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK
The Wartime Ghetto. The Jewish population in Krakow was moved into this small area in March 1941. For many Polish Jews this ghetto was the last stop before the death camps.
This is Poland’s biggest indoor pool, with slides, wave pools, rapids, climbing walls, fountains and also a snack bar.
This is a huge indoor shopping centre located next to the main train station, just a short walk from the Old Town Square.
A modern indoor shopping centre located on the outskirts of the Kazimierz District. You’ll find lots of high street stores, well known brands and a great range of eateries to choose from.
Why not make a night of it and book your evening meal in a traditional restaurant? We can arrange for your students to have dinner in a traditional Jewish restaurant or have a traditional Polish meal with a folklore show. We can also book restaurant meals with a more international menu around the Old Town Square.
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