From Kraków: Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour122 Reviews
Explore the medieval Wieliczka Salt Mine with an English-speaking guide and see original holes, galleries, ramps, lakes, chambers, and shafts. Follow a specially-prepared tourist route located 135 meters below ground.
- Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine with an English-speaking guide
- Follow a special tourist route through the underground chambers
- Learn the history of the salt mine, from the 13th century
- Purchase unique souvenirs made from rock salt
- Return to the surface on an original elevator
DescriptionDiscover one of the most important industrial sites of the Middle Ages on a guided tour of the impressive Wieliczka Salt Mine. Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Kraków, and then travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned minivan with an English-speaking driver. Meet an English-speaking guide on arrival, and then descend beneath the ground to discover an extraordinary underground art museum. Walk down 800 steps to reach a depth of 135 meters, and experience the cooler temperature as you follow a route of around 2 kilometers through the different chambers. Currently one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments – and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site – the salt mines feature dozens of statues and four chapels the miners carved out of the rock salt, along with extra carvings made by contemporary artists.
IncludesEntrance ticket to Wieliczka Salt Mine Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation by air-conditioned minibus with English-speaking driver English-speaking guide Headsets Permission to take photos at the salt mine (10 zloty)
- You will need to walk down 800 steps to enter the salt mines. The return trip back to ground level is by original elevator
- The hotel pickup time is subject to change. In the event of this occurring you will be informed by phone, email or at reception
- Bring valid student ID if you book a reduced price ticket
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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