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Wieliczka Salt Mine: Guided Tour from Krakow

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Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine on this excursion from Krakow and discover a one-of-a-kind underground world that was created hundreds of years ago. Take an unforgettable guided walk along the 3-kilometer-long tourist route 135 meters under the ground.
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  • Visit one of the most important monuments to mineral and religious culture in Poland
  • Follow the tourist route that’s 135 meters below ground
  • Marvel at the 20 chambers in this historic underground city
  • Krakow

  • 45 minutes

  • Break

  • Wieliczka Salt Mine (guided tour)

  • 45 minutes

  • Krakow

3 hours

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Book this half-day Wieliczka Salt Mine excursion and a professional, English-speaking driver will 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 underground, and is accessible by stairs only. 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.

There is also the possibility to book Wieliczka Salt Mine and Auschwitz Birkenau tour in one day. If this is the case, the tour will last around 11-12 hours. There will be live guides at both museums.
  • Round-trip transportation from the meeting point in Krakow
  • Licensed, guided tour
  • English-speaking driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide during transportation (driver only)

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Meeting point

14 Straszewskiego Street. Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes prior to the tour departure time.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Know before you go
• 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 is required for student tickets
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From US$ 45.42 US$ 22.71 per person

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