Wieliczka Salt Mine guided tour

Wieliczka, Poland

The Salt Mine Wieliczka is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage list. This is the only facility in the world that has been functioning constantly since the Middle Ages. Original excavated holes, galleries, ramps, lakes, chambers and shafts – you will see all of them on the specially prepared tourist route.

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Description

The Salt Mine Wieliczka is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage list. This is the only facility in the world that has been functioning constantly since the Middle Ages. Original excavated holes, galleries, ramps, lakes, chambers and shafts – you will see all of them on the specially prepared tourist route.

The Salt Mine Wieliczka is located about 16 km south of Cracow and the tour lasts about 4-5 h in total. Sightseeing takes place 135 m below the surface and you have to walk down 800 stairs to get to the starting point. You will return to the surface with an original elevator. The tourist route is 2 km long and inside the mine the temperature is about 16 Celsius degree. Duration of the tour inside the mine is about 3h.

It is possible to book a special tour for persons with limited mobility. The route is shortened and the visitors go down an up with an elevator.

Price includes

  • Pick-up from meeting point (Bracka Street 15, 31-005 Kraków) or chosen hotel located in the center of Cracow
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of an experienced driver/English-speaking tour manager
  • Entry tickets
  • Tour with a professional guide
  • Audio equipment rental

Requirements

  • Regular tour means that the sightseeing takes place in a group
  • The tour lasts 5 hours in total
  • Due to safety reasons Salt Mine visitors may undergo a personal and bag security check
  • Maximum dimensions of the bag are 35x20x20 cm
  • Sightseeing takes place 135m surface where the temperature is between 14 and 16 Celsius degree, we recommend appropriate clothes
  • This is the walking tour that starts from 800 stairs, we recommend walking shoes
  • Visitors go back to the surface by an elevator
  • We suggest taking some snacks and drinks. It’s possibly to order a lunch box for 30 zł. In case you are interested in this option, let us know in advance by sending an email

Meeting point

ID: 14363; SuperCracow