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

Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Guide

Product ID: 257027
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Discover one of the largest and oldest salt mines in Europe, which dates back to the 13th century. From Krakow, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed salt mine of Wieliczka to learn about its rich history and explore its fascinating interior.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore numerous underground rooms, corridors, lakes, and chapels at the salt minee
  • Marvel at the amazing creations of nature and man
  • Hear about the legends and facts related to the history of the salt mine and Polish culture
  • Admire incredible sculptures created from salt
Full description
The trip starts with pickup from a central location in Krakow and travels out of the city to the nearby town of Wieliczka. The small town is famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Listed 13th century salt mine, which is one of the largest and oldest in Europe, and attracts tourists from all over the world.

Upon arrival at the mine, meet your guide and begin the journey deep underground to a depth of 327 meters. With your expert guide, explore the vast and fascinating expanse of the salt mine's interior, which is home to numerous underground rooms, corridors, chapel, halls, sculptures and more.

Learn about the generations of miners who worked here at the mine and hear about the legends and facts that surround this incredible site. Listen to stories about Princess Kinga, and how she brought salt treasures to Polish lands, then admire the underground salt lakes at the mine and the beautifully illuminated halls that glisten and shine. At the end of the tour, bid your guide farewell and board the bus back to Krakow.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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All Poland Sp. z o.o.

Product ID: 257027