Krakow: Day Tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Hill
Visit two of the most famous attractions in Krakow on this day tour. Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine with a local guide and discover the Wawel Hill with the help of an audio guide.
- Enjoy a skip-the-line ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine
- Access the Wieliczka Salt Mine's tourist route located 135 meters underground
- Learn about the history and importance of the buildings on the Wawel Hill
DescriptionEmbark on a tour of Krakow on this day trip to two sightseeing attractions. Learn about the Wieliczka Salt Mine with a local tour guide and enjoy the breathtaking sites on the Wawel Hill as you follow your audio guide. Start your day by meeting with your guide and visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine, which dates back to the medieval times. Access the tourist route 135 meters below the ground through the stairs or elevator. Learn about the history of the mine and the health benefits of its special climate and microelement-filled air. Afterwards, you can take a break or proceed to the Tourist Information Grodzka 52A to start your self-guided tour of the Wawel Hill, which has been the home of kings and queens for many decades. Follow your audio guide to Kanonicza Street and to the Wawel Hill via the Herbowa Gate. As you walk around, hear about the history and role of every building on the hill. Marvel at the jaw-dropping architectural design of the Royal Castle, the magnificent Wawel Cathedral, the Crown Treasury and Armory, the Main Courtyard, and the Arcaded Courtyard. Then, finish your exploration next to the Dragon’s den.
IncludesSkip-the-line entrance ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine Wawel Hill audio guide Transportation from Krakow to Wieliczka Food and drinks
- The temperature in the salt mine ranges from 14°C to 16°C (about 57°F to 61°F). There are 800 steps that need to be climbed in the salt mine. The Wawel Hill audio guide tour can be conducted anytime you wish. The audio guide can be picked up everyday between 9:30 and 16:00 at Tourist Information Grodzka 52A in Kraków.
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