Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour with Hotel Pick-up

Cultural & Theme Tours in Poland

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• Take advantage of hotel pickup • One of the oldest salt mines listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List
.  • Enjoy the 2 hour group sightseeing with the official guide in your own language. 
 • Feel miroclimat which has positive influence on health
. • Enjoy breathtaking underground galleries, chambers and lakes. 
 • Return to the surface in a traditional mining lift.

Take advantage of hotel pickup  visit underground labyrinth stretch over 9 levels at 64 to 327 meters below the surface of the Earth. A labyrinth of nearly 2,400 chambers is connected with sidewalks with a total length of 245 km. It is an invaluable monument of material culture, inscribed in 1978 on the UNESCO Heritage List. Visit one of the largest underground mining museums, where "white gold" was extracted. The underground trail leads through numerous drifts, galleries and chambers, where traces of mining activity have been preserved, as well as examples of sacred art, theme compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends. Wieliczka is at the same time the world's largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today. Moreover, the microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies. The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to the depth of 64 meters. Visitors are led through a number of chambers and shown underground lakes, shrines and salt monuments. The trip finishes at the level of 135 meters below the surface. Visitors return to the surface by lift. Please contact local supplier to confirm pick-up time and place at least 24 hours in advance. Unless you will be awaited at 8 Szczepanski Square (GPS: 50.063721, 19.936348)

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Drop off in the city center
  • Official guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional e.g fee for photography)
  • Exhibition of the Krakow Saltworks Museum
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off