Wieliczka is a small city linked to Krakow by a thousand years of history, famous for the salt mine active since the thirteenth century. Since 1951, the Krakow Salt Mine museum can be visited. The underground galleries and chapels carved out of salt deposits are a unique phenomenon in the world.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine has 3.5 kilometers available for tourist visits which include statues of historical and religious figures, all carved by minatories directly into the salt. Wieliczka Salt Mine is visited by around 800,000 people every year. UNESCO declared it, in 1978, a World Heritage Site.
DETAILS OF OUR ROUTE:
To get to Wieliczka Salt Mine you need to go south of Krakow and it is 15 kilometers from the city.
Before leaving, the driver will pick you up directly from the hotel or in another place of accommodation.
Entering the Salt Mine, we will begin the visit of an area of 3.5 kilometers, where we will see decorated rooms, underground lakes, period shovels and picks, sculptures and bas-reliefs made by miniatures with blocks of salt. Chapel of Santa Kinga, 54 meters long room, decorated with salt.
After the visit of the mine, we will return to Krakow
Duration – 4 hours.
Language – Guide in English.
Included – Means of Transport, Guide in English, Entrance Ticket
Normale → 150 PLN
Bambini (0-4 anni) → 10 PLN
Ridotto (5-12 anni) → 125 PLN
Studenti (13-25 anni) → 125 PLN