Guided tour

Wieliczka Salt Mine: Fast-Track Ticket and Guided Tour

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Wieliczka Salt Mine: Fast-Track Ticket and Guided Tour

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From US$ 33.91 per person

Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine on a guided tour. Discover the underground church and vast chambers as you learn about its history of salt extraction since the Middle Ages.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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Polish, German, Italian, English, Spanish


  • Explore UNESCO-listed Salt Mine
  • See excavated holes, galleries, ramps, lakes, chambers and shafts
  • Enjoy the tour with licensed guide provided by the museum
  • Discover sculptures and chambers made from salt
Full description
Our host will help you find your group and enter the museum. The tour takes place 135 meters below the surface. Get ready to go down 800 steps to get to the mine. Sightseeing takes up to 3 hours. Following your guide, you will explore the depths of underground chambers, churches, and altars made of salt. After a more than 2.5-kilometer guided walk, you will return to the surface in the original elevator used by the miners. The Wieliczka Salt Mine is 327 meters deep and extends over 287 kilometers (178 miles) through horizontal corridors and chambers. The rock salt is naturally different shades of gray, reminiscent of rough granite rather than the white crystalline substance that would be expected.
  • Local Tour Leader assistance
  • Fast-Track Entrance Ticket
  • Professional and licensed guide provided by the Salt Mine Museum
  • Audio headset
  • Booking fee
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from the museum
  • Parking fee
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starts in front of the UNESCO sign close to the Salt Mine Museum.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Baby strollers
  • Smoking
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • - Temperature underground ranges between 14° and 16° C
  • - There are around 800 steps on the way (400 steps at the beginning)
  • - The tour takes place underground
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The salt mine is worth every trip. Definitely worth seeing. Very interesting information. Very nice and knowledgeable staff. Very good tour in German.

October 25, 2022

Product ID: 431219