1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Wieliczka Salt Mine

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Group Tour with Transfer

Product ID: 172110
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The Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most visited tourist places in Poland. The trip is an adventure combining the beauty of nature, history, and art. Definitely a must see place during your stay in Krakow.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Russian

Pick-up service

The supplier will pick you up from your hotel/apartment.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the most important monuments of mineral and religious culture in Poland
  • Marvel at the 20 chambers of this historic underground city
  • Follow the tourist route that's located 135 meters below ground
Full description
After defeating 800 stairs, you will go down to a depth of 135 meters. Deep underground you will find a kind of salt city: winding corridors, caves and chamber salt sculptures, as well as exhibitions and old mechanisms still in operation thanks to which you will learn the methods of extraction.

Get ready for the experience not only visual, but also acoustic - this is the only place where you will be delighted with Chopin's music, admiring the accompanying effects of light being dozens of meters underground. The salt mine is also a place wchich is known for its pro-health properties. 

The sighteeing takes about 2 hours 30 minutes. Directly after sightseeing, you return to Krakow and will be dropped off at your hotel or another place within the city center. Transport by minibus that fit 8 passengers or Mercedes Sprinter coach. Entire tour lasts about 4 hours.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Admission tickets and professional, licensed English guide employed by the museum
  • Transport by up to 8 people minibus or up to 23 coach
  • English-speaking driver or tour leader
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks

When you get there

Know before you go
Please bring warm clothing. Temperature underground ranges between 14° and 16° C.
There are 800 steps to climb of which 350 at the beginning take you down into the mine. Wear comfortable shoes.