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Katowice and local attractions

You can find offers of various guided local tours under these links:

Available offers for example include tours to:

  • Nikiszowiec, amazingly picturesque working-class colony of the Giesche mine,
  • Tyskie brewery, the house of Tyskie beer, 
  • Częstochowa, Pauline monastery complex,
  • Pszczyna Castle and a wild bison farm, an amazing option for families to visit,
  • and many more, such as Katowice City Walk. 

You can also contact Silesia Business Travel agency to setup a personal guided tour to Auschwitz or Guido mine:

Silesia Business Travel

Katowice, al. Korfantego 2

tel.: 577 190 976

e-mail: agnieszka-szojda@wp.pl

Offer includes trips to:

  • Auschwitz
  • Cracow and Wieliczka salt mine
  • Guido mine

Organized Guido Mine Tour on June 16th

Silesia Business Travel offers an organized Guido Mine Tour especially for the IRSSM conference guests, on June 16th, at 14:00. You can find additional information and pricing here. 

If you are interested in joining this tour, kindly inform us by sending an email to irssm11@uekat.pl before June 5th. To participate, payment for the trip must be made in Polish złoty (PLN) through a bank transfer to the organizers' account. If you choose to join the tour, we will provide you with the account number.  

Auschwitz-Birkenau former German nazi concentration and extermination camp

Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau lies only around 40km away from Katowice. You can find offers of various guided Auschwitz-Birkenau trips from Katowice under these links:

Most of the offers include pickup from hotel in Katowice as well as drop off back to the hotel. Trips mostly last approximately 6h. 

Tips for self-guided tours

If you would like to travel without a guide, here we present some helpful information:

  • You can find trains from Katowice to Auschwitz (Oświęcim) under this link: https://rozklad-pkp.pl/en
  • The link above includes train timetable for every train running through Poland.
  • If you would like to book tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, you can find them here.
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