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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


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 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:
  • 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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