From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Guide

4.7 / 5

7 reviews

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Guide

From $50.55 per person

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

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, Russian
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

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
  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Food and drinks
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    5/5
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Very good transport (Mercedes) with a very friendly and courteous driver. Guide in the salt mine perfectly prepared and very friendly. Attention: many levels I would book again!

December 30, 2019

Recommended !!!

December 27, 2019

Great office service and especially Mr. Marek. Wieliczka is a wonderful place to visit

October 15, 2019

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