Half-Day Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour

Product ID: 67295
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Explore the oldest salt mine in Poland and one of the oldest in the world. See the only subterranean church in the world, with underground lakes used for windsurfing competitions and a 101 meter high chamber used for hot air balloon shows.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English

Pick-up service

Your hotel in the city center.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a tour of one of the oldest salt mines in the world
  • Marvel at the many examples of miner art, including churches and statues
  • Learn about events and characters in Polish history from your guide
Full description
Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine on a 4-hour guided tour. One of the oldest salt mines in the world, it is also a perfect example of miner art and has been listed by UNESCO on the World Heritage list.

Venture into the maze, walking through skillfully crafted salt chambers and see unique salt churches with extraordinary sculptures. The guide will provide commentary on the chambers and how they relate to events and characters from Polish history.

During the tour you’ll see St. Kinga's Chapel, underground passages, salt chambers and sculptures, mining tools and machines and genuine saline lakes. In addition, the air in the salt mine is apparently very good for your health!
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Skip-the-line privileges
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (if option selected)
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Care of a tour manager from the pick-up until the end of the tour
  • Contact with professional travel advisers at the Polish office before and after the tour in case of any questions
  • An e-book about Poland

When you get there

Know before you go
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for anyone with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• The tour takes place underground so be sure to bring a pullover or a jacket in the summer
• This tour is not recommended for anyone with claustrophobia