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Wieliczka Salt Mine 4-hour guided Tour from Krakow

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Availability: Daily
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Visit one of the most important monuments to mineral and religious culture in Poland
  • Follow the tourist route which lies 135 meters below ground
  • Marvel at the 20 chambers in this historic underground city
What to expect

Book this half-day Wieliczka Salt Mine excursion. A professional, english-speaking driver will pick you up at at the meeting point in Krakow and drive you straight to the site, where a local guide will take you through the historic underground city.

The Wieliczka Salt Mine dates back to medieval times and has a history of around 9 centuries of salt exploitation.

The tourist route through the mine is located 135 meters below ground, and is accessible by stairs, or by elevator on special demand. It is an absolutely unique place to visit and is a must-see during your stay in Krakow.

One of the major benefits of visiting the Salt Mine is the health benefit of its special climate and its micro-element filled air.

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What's included
  • Pick-up from meeting point
  • Licensed guide in mine
  • Entrance ticket
  • Tour leader
  • Modern and air-conditioned minibus/van
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Reduced price
  • Child (5-15) and student (16-25): reduced
  • Infant (0-4): reduced
Where

Świętego Idziego, 31-006 Kraków, Poland

Meeting point:

Swietego Idziego (next to the bus stop at the end of the Grodzka street). Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes prior to the tour departure time

What to remember
  • Bring warm clothing, as the temperature underground ranges between 14 and 16C
  • 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
  • Smoking and the use of open fire in the mine is strictly forbidden
  • No animals are allowed in the mine. The mine does not offer any animal shelters of its own for your pets
  • Baby carriages and luggage larger than 30 x 20 x 10 cm are not permitted inside the museum - please leave them at your hotel
  • A wide range of comfortable vehicles are at your disposal, depending on the size of your group
  • Student ID which shows age and university is required for student tickets (if not, a fee of 10 EUR or 50 zl will be charged)
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When
  • Daily
  • Till 27 April 2018 departure at 9.50am
  • 28 April to 31 May 2018 departure at 10.10am and 2.40pm
  • 1 to 30 June 2018 departure at 10.10 am
  • The tour is not operating on: 30 & 31 March and 1 & 2 April 2018
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Provider
Krakow Booking - Local Day tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
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