Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow

4.5 / 5

52 reviews

Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow

From $42.63 per person

The Wieliczka Salt Mines is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is a virtual underground city, with magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt, amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your hotel in Krakow. Time of the pick up depends on the hotel location.

Experience

Highlights
  • Be amazed by almost 3 kilometers of meandering underground corridors
  • Enjoy the beauty of Chopin's music as you watch a light show over an underground salt lake
  • Experience one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland
Full description
Wieliczka Salt Mine is a virtual underground city, with magnificent chambers chiselled from rock salt, amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt. The mine combines many centuries of tradition and modernity, the history of several hundred years and an underground metropolis with extensive infrastructure. During the tour, you’ll also have the opportunity to see a completely different image of the mine and learn about the legend of Princess Kinga and how she brought the salt treasure to Polish land. Half way along the route, you can see the wondrous chapel dedicated to the princess and the saline works of art decorating the chapel. And at the end of the tour take a moment for reflection with a light and sound spectacle on the shores of one of the saline lakes.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • English speaking driver
  • Entrance fees
  • Local Guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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    • Some parts of the route are adapted for wheelchairs, earlier bookings in this case are recommended
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    Overall rating

    4.5 / 5

    based on 52 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      3.9/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5
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    I highly recommend visiting the salt mine for both the charm and the experience. The punctual driver is very nice and accompanied us to the queue for our tour in Italian and provided us with the newly arrived tickets. At the exit he was waiting for us to take us directly to the house. The experience of the mine was very interactive and also quite lively during all the 800 steps that went down to reach 135 meters underground.

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    January 1, 2020

    The salt mines are beautiful, from Krakow with the minivan we have about 3 quarters of an hour to get there, so very little. The driver picked us up at the scheduled time and showed us where we wanted, not outside the hotel. The very kind driver, he waited with us for the time we entered, and at the exit he was found in the parking lot to return, all very organized. Tour that I highly recommend, and worth what you spend. However, those who suffer from anxiety may not be able to go, because they go down many meters underground, so it may not be favorable if someone suffers. Finally, I'd give 10 stars if you could, everything perfect.

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    December 5, 2019

    We were a group of 6 people and have booked with hotel pickup. Everything worked perfectly. We were picked up punctually at the hotel and brought to the salt mine. There we got our tickets from the driver and were accompanied to the meeting point for the German tour. The mine is impressive, the guidance was exciting. Due to high visitor numbers we did not get back up to the agreed date and meeting place in time, but we could contact the driver telef. And he collected us. Very good service.

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    August 23, 2019

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