- WIELICZKA SALT MINE -

 

Wieliczka Salt Mine- so close to Krakow, also near Auschwitz- one of the biggest pride of medieval Poland! Place made all most all from many different kinds of salt, at medieval ages used as the biggest salt caterer in all Poland, now one of the most beautiful places to sight see- But not only. The microclimate of our saline chambers makes breathing easier and soothes health problems- so it is the perfect place for healing stays too. Wieliczka Salt Mine tour is a good choice for people who are thirsty of delightful views, remarkably beautiful sacred places, and best guide service.
Impressing, enormous chambers all filled with sacral sculptures and delicate spot lighting will make you feel like you were transferred to the times of saint Kinga. And who was saint Kinga? After a tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine, you will know it all! Immerse yourself in a world of underground labyrinths, saline lakes, numerous drifts, galleries and magnificent chambers carved out in salt. Taste this salty cut from polish legends, and visit Wieliczka Salt Mine - one of the most precious and fascinating Polish monuments, being the oldest and the only salt mine in the world.

Included:
Pick-up from your hotel
Transportation by A/C car
English speaking driver
All entrance fees

Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian

Price per person:
160 PLN / 40 Euro / 45 USD


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Under the supervision of a professional guide, see the underground metropolis with an extensive infrastructure that combines many centuries of traditional salt mining and modernity. Explore the mine history and its secrets, following almost 3 kilometers route of meandering corridors with 800 steps leading to the depths of 135 meters underground. Discover a world - class monument, featured among twelve objects on the UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.

The rock salt deposits in Wieliczka and Bochnia have been mined since the 13th century. The mines had the royal status, and salt mining as a industrial undertaking in Poland is the oldest of its type in Europe. The site consists of Wieliczka and Bochnia salt mines and Wieliczka Saltworks Castle. Visiting both Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines guests may observe the historic stages of the development of mining techniques in Europe from the 13th to the 20th centuries. Both mines, though the one in Wieliczka mainly, have hundreds of kilometers of galleries with works of art, which provide the occasion of making pilgrimage into the past. Wieliczka Saltworks Castle dates back to the medieval times and have been rebuilt several times in the course of its history.

Visitors are guided in groups and the tour takes about two hours. You will walk about 2km through the mine, please wear comfortable shoes. The temperature in the mine is 14°C. Light jackets in the summer are recommended!