Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow
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- Explore the historic Wieliczka Salt Mine, an UNESCO World Heritage Site on this 4-hour tour from Krakow
- Discover the mine’s remarkable corridors and excavations
- Marvel at historic carvings and statues, made from salt taken out of the mine
- Learn about the fascinating history of this remarkably preserved site
Dating back to the 13th century, this mine produced table salt up until the year 2007 and was designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978.
Lying on nine levels, the mine’s original excavations stretch for the total of 300 kilometers, reaching a depth of up to 327 meters.
Marvel at the Wieliczka Mine’s impressive corridors as well as its remarkable statues and figures. Carved into walls of rock salt by miners or sculpted from dissolved salt by contemporary artists, these works of art help to describe the rich past of this historic site.
The mine also has a long tradition of tourism attracting famous visitors such as Nicolaus Copernicus, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Frederic Chopin.
Take in the history of this important historic site, before taking the short trip back to Krakow.
- Hotel/hostel pick-up
- Professional guide
- Air conditioned mini-bus
- English-speaking tour leader
- Admission fees
- Food & drinks
- Optional photography fees
Pick-ups are available from the Old Town, Kazimierz or Podgorze. If you stay outside the center, contact the tour operator to see if pick-up is available. July 25 - 30: Please note the only meeting point is at the Home Army Museum, Ul. Wita Stwosza 12.
Bringing luggage to the mine is not allowed with the exception of hand baggage. Hand baggage is considered to be luggage of maximum dimensions 35cm x 20cm x 20cm.
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