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One of Poland's top tourist attractions, a world-class monument and one of UNESCO's World Culture and Natural Heritage sites. Here's a little bit of history about the mine, and what to expect when you visit.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine began operations in the 13th century, and is the oldest salt mine in the world still in operation.
You can now take tours of parts of the mine, and wonder at underground lakes, intricate salt carvings, and the salt chapels.
Using the medicinal properties of the enviroment, an innovative treatment therapy has been created in the mine resort with a number of wonderful health benefits.
You can choose to stay in the mine in one of the wonderful hotels - enjoying the benefits of the clean air and calming atmosphere.
Make sure to check what events are on when you visit - if you time it right you can see Europe's oldest mining orchestra, or some live salt sculpture making.
The salt mines are open to tourists for tours Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
Tours last roughly three hours, allowing you to enjoy an extensive look at the mines, learn about their history and see the cultural attractions.
- When should I visit?Tours available Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
- Is it expensive?A non-Polish adult ticket is 79PLN, which is about $21.
- Will I need a guide?It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check out our best-selling tours.
- How to get thereBy train, head to the Wieliczka Rynek Kopalnia train station, or take the 304 bus to Wieliczka Kopalnia Soli.
- Additional information** Discount tickets are available for groups and for families. | Make sure you wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes! There are 800 steps to climb!*
What people are saying about Wieliczka Salt Mine
First rate trip Peter was so helpful as were our guides, we will definitely recommend you to our friends. Thank you all so much
Really pleased we visited this place, very interesting place to visit. However the headsets were a bit hit & miss, my husbands stopped working not long into the tour. Plus the Guide spoke very quickly, & we could not always understand what she was saying. I fully understand she had a lot to tell us, & she was very proud of the place ( fully understandable) its a beautiful place. Would recommend anyone to visit.
Excellent organization. Very friendly driver. Great guides. On the trip was shown a film about Auschwitz. The lunch pack very good. I recommend.
Interesting / beautiful excursions to both camps and the salt mines. With lots of impressions. Everything was arranged down to the last detail! On the way to Auschwitz they played a documentary about the camps. Professional guides during on both locations. Good lunch and a nice driver. A friend fell ill during the excursion and was dropped off at the hotel (no extra fee) by one of the employees, Super service!
One of the best experiences you can have in Krakow! We highly recommend guided tours to Auschwitz and the Salt Mines. This package with private transport was perfect. Our driver was Kristof and we couldn’t be happier with him