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Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow Old Town

  • Guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine gives you a rundown of its history
  • Round-trip transport from Krakow allows you to travel stress free
  • Admission fees included for this popular UNESCO World Heritage Site
Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow Old Town
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Breeze by the entrance lines of Poland’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, Wieliczka Salt Mine, with this tour. Along with a skip-the-line admission ticket, this tour provides round-trip transport form Krakow and bottled water to keep you hydrated during the trek underground. Plus, you can learn information about the mine from your guide you wouldn’t learn if traveling alone, and a headset is offered so you can clearly hear the commentary as you go. 

What to Expect

If you're staying at select Krakow hotels, begin your tour with convenient pickup. Otherwise, meet your guide and group at a central location. Climb aboard a minivan, and enjoy the scenery on the 10-mile (16-kilometer) ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Once you arrive, start your tour of the mine. Learn about its origins in the 13th century from your guide. Ascend almost 450 feet (135 meters) into the earth, including a climb down 350 steps and a walk through a 2-mile (3-kilometer) network of tunnels. Take in vast chambers decorated with salt carvings, a chapel decorated with salt chandeliers, and caverns hosting salt-rich lakes. Throughout your guided tour, listen to your guide's informative commentary through provided headsets.

Climb back to the surface for the ride back to Krakow. Get dropped off at your original departure point at the end of this tour.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most incredible tourist sights I have ever seen.So underated if you are ever in Poland go see This!

Thank brianlfc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nice experience

We were there as individual visitors. After 30 minutes we go inside with good professional female guide in Polish language. Interesting was first step from 380 other when we go down. Down are many tunnels,big salty halls with some holy shines,statues of St.Anthony,Marie etc.We gone...More

Thank pkarlicek
Reviewed 12 May 2018
A must do from Krakow

As amazing view of mans ability to create a subterranean world : The place is stunning and all mostly completed with hand tools and candlelight. Some of the areas created by just a few people are simply magnificant.

Thank Jes C
Reviewed 9 May 2018
Enjoyable tour

I went into Cracow Local Tours on the Thursday and asked to go to Wieliczka Salt Mine on the Saturday, the woman there sorted it all out within a few minutes and gave clear and concise instruction on where I needed to be for the...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed 6 May 2018
Fantastic tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine

The Salt Mine is a must for anyone who visits Krakow. While some can find walking the 2+ hour tour and descending many flights of stairs (over 50) tiring, it is well worth the trip. Getting there can be a challenge, though this tour handles...More

Thank Eoin Ó
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9 June 2018|
Response from pkarlicek | Reviewed this property |
By car with visit Wieliczka salt miner you need about 4 hours
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Response from debraphillips2016 | Reviewed this property |
About two hrs
Brian R
27 April 2018|
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Response from Prestwood_Paul | Reviewed this property |
Claustrophobia is a very personal thing. The stair wells could upset some people not because they are especially narrow but because they go so far down. They are wide enough to have stretch your arms out to hold both hand... More