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

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 240592
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Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine on an excursion from Krakow and discover a one-of-a-kind underground world that was created hundreds of years ago.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, German, Italian

Pickup included

Hotel pickup: the driver will find you at the lobby. Apartment pickup: the driver will find you at the front of the building.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:



  • Visit one of the most important monuments of Polish heritage
  • Follow the tourist route that’s 135 metres below ground
  • Marvel at the 20 chambers in this historic underground city
  • Discover the salt chapels in the underground chambers
Full description
Take a half-day trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mine where a local guide will escort you through the historic underground chambers. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Wieliczka Salt Mine dates back to medieval times and has an extensive underground network of tunnels and constructions made from salt. 

Enjoy a guided walk along the 3-kilometre-long tourist route 135 metres under the ground. Experience the health benefits of its special climate and its micro-element filled air. See the chapels made of salt constructed by the miners, as well as the spectacular salt chandeliers.

Pickup from Krakow begins at 8:30 AM with arrival at the salt mine around 9:30 AM. The trip also includes free time during which you can independently explore the areas of the mine and Saltworks Castle.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Live speaking guided tour at the museum
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • English speaking driver/tour leader
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• There are 800 steps to climb, and 350 of these are at the beginning, taking you down into the mine. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes
• Please bring warm clothing
• Smoking and the use of open fire in the mine is strictly forbidden
• Baby carriages and luggage larger than 30 x 20 x 10 cm are not permitted inside the museum - please leave them at your hotel
• No animals are allowed in the mine
• You can choose from the following languages: English, German, Italian, or French
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Cracow Holidays

Product ID: 240592