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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour

Based on 41 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Step into the underground and enter the world of a salt mine
  • Follow an expert guide on a enthralling time travel
  • Take home a truly memorable experience
What to expect

Visit one of the most precious and most fascinating monuments of culture in Poland. The first tourist trail in Wieliczka was established as early as at the turn of the 19th century. A couple of centuries later the salt mine was designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites (1978).

The underground trail leads through numerous drifts, galleries and chambers, where traces of mining activity have been preserved, as well as examples of sacred art, theme compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends.

Wieliczka is at the same time the world's largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today.

Moreover, the microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies. The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to the depth of 64 meters. Visitors are led through a number of chambers and shown underground lakes, shrines and salt monuments. The trip finishes at the level of 135 meters below the surface. Visitors return to the surface by lift.

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What's included
  • Local guide
  • Entrances fee
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional e.g fee for photography)
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Children (5-15 years): reduced
  • Students (16-24 years with ID): reduced
  • Infants (0-4 years): free BUT you have to book a place for them
Where

DiscoverCracow point at Szczepanski Square 8

Meeting point:

2 minutes from the central Market Square

What to remember
  • The salt mine stays at a temperature of approximately 57 degrees F (14 C); please wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes
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When

From November 2017 to March 2018 every day:

  • at 9.00am English, French and Italian
  • at 3.00pm English. Spanish and German
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Provider
Discover Cracow
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.
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