The salt mine complex in Wieliczka is World only mining site that had been in continuous operation since the 13th Century until 2007.
About Wieliczka Saltmine
Discover the beauty of the underground world with its corridors, chambers and chapels curved in salt. Along a ca. 2,5km long route, while descending as deep as 125 m, you can admire chapels carved in the living salt rock, mythical, historical and religious figures sculpted in salt stones, underground lakes, original mining tools, as well as traces of mining works. You will be taken by our driver to Wieliczka Salt Mine considered a Miracle of Poland and since 1978 listed by Unesco.Wieliczka Salt Mine is the most splendid enterprise of salt industry on Polish land. Historically, it was a source of polish fortune - nowadays this mine is one of the most willingly visited polish touristic attraction.
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When entering mine you have to walk down 400 steps in total. Take deep breath when walking because such tour is used as medical treatment helping in correction the breathing patterns and cleaning bronchical tree. The last stop in the mine is the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here, a lift carries you back to the surface.
After the tour you will be taken straight to your accommodation in Krakow.
Hotel/apartment pick up
3-4 hours (Budget and Economy tours start at around 10:00)
Temperature underground 14 oC/57 oF all year round.
Lift down - on request only - at extra cost.
All PolandTransfer tours include
- english speaking driver
- credit card or cash payment
- hotel/apartment pick-up
- A/C car equipped with air bags and safety systems
- flexible drop off point
- no parking fees
- third party liability insurance
- no hidden transport charges