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Mauthausen Concentration Camp Memorial Day Trip from Vienna

(151 Reviews)
Duration:   08h 30 min

Overview

Mauthausen concentration camp in Upper Austria was one of the largest labour camp complexes in the Third Reich. Between 1938 and 1945 about 200,000 people from all over Europe were imprisoned in Mauthausen. About half of them lost their lives. Today, Mauthausen Memorial stands as a reminder of the darkest days of Austria’s history.

Become acquainted with the history of Mauthausen Memorial during the 2-hour ride from Vienna. Listen to your guide explaining the historical context and learn about life at Mauthausen concentration camp before its liberation in May 1945. Upon arrival at the Memorial explore the preserved historic premises at your own pace with audio-guides (available in 11 major languages). See the Wiener-Graben quarry, the Stairs of Death, the SS-Quarters, the Camp Prison, the Gas Chamber and visit the newly re-opened Mauthausen Museum.

Heading back to Vienna stop at a local restaurant for lunch (own expense). Your tour concludes at the Vienna State Opera House.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Tour start: 8:30am
  • Meeting point: Tourist-Info Wien, Albertinaplatz 1, 1010 Vienna (Google Maps)
  • Duration: 8.5 hours
  • Group size: max. 25 people
  • Tour language: English

INCLUSIONS

  • Guided Tour to Mauthausen Memorial from Vienna
  • Roundtrip Transportation to and from Vienna
  • Accompaniment by friendly english-speaking tour escort
  • Free admission to Mauthausen Memorial
  • Self-guided tour of the camp with audio-guides (available in English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian and Spanish)

EXCLUSIONS

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up & drop-off

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • This tour is not recommended for children aged 13 and under
  • Guaranteed departure with a minimum of 2 people
  • Wheelchair & stroller accessible

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • You can cancel your tour up to 24 hours before tour start free of charge, receiving a full refund.
  • No refunds will be provided for later cancellations and no-shows.
Tour Itinerary

Itinerary

08:15am
Meet your guide at Tourist-Info Wien
08:30am
Tour start: Travel across Lower Austria to Mauthausen
10:45am
Stopover at Mauthausen Memorial - appx. 3 hours
Self-guided Visit with audio-guides (available in English, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian and Spanish).
01:45pm
Possibility for lunch at a local restaurant (own expense)
02:45pm
Return trip to Vienna
ca. 5:00pm
Tour concludes at the Vienna Opera House
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Reviews (151)

no name
Reviewed September 10, 2022
amazing and humbling experience

Such an amazing and humbling experience. A true eye opener to see just how cruel the world can be towards others just because their views are different.


Date of the tour September, 2022
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Alicia S
Reviewed September 07, 2022
Wonderful and impactful tour
This was a very impactful tour for me. The drive was great, the driver was very informative but the best was that I was able to tour the camp on my own with audio guide. I was able to spend as much time as I wanted in each part. Great tour

Date of the tour September, 2022
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Janice_C
Reviewed July 29, 2022
Compelling tour that was…
Compelling tour that was well coordinated by tour operator, and site resources were very informative, organized. The personal insight from previous camp victims via audio and written story, provided a very intimate view of such a horrific, unfortunate circumstance. The tour guide was informative, organized, pleasant and enjoyable to relate with. The camp condition, renovation and maintenance was excellent and the Austrian government is to be commended.

Date of the tour July, 2022
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