Discover the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the world’s oldest mines and an UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this 4-hour tour. Explore remarkable underground corridors and carved chapels and see why this site attracts over 1 million tourists every year.
What to Expect
Visit one of the world’s most remarkably preserved mines, the Wieliczka Salt Mine, on this trip from Krakow.
Dating back to the 13th century, this mine produced table salt up until the year 2007 and was designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978.
Lying on nine levels, the mine’s original excavations stretch for the total of 300 kilometers, reaching a depth of up to 327 meters.
Marvel at the Wieliczka Mine’s impressive corridors as well as its remarkable statues and figures. Carved into walls of rock salt by miners or sculpted from dissolved salt by contemporary artists, these works of art help to describe the rich past of this historic site.
The mine also has a long tradition of tourism attracting famous visitors such as Nicolaus Copernicus, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Frederic Chopin.
Take in the history of this important historic site, before taking the short trip back to Krakow.
- Hotel/hostel pick-up
- Professional guide
- Air conditioned mini-bus
- English-speaking tour leader
- Admission fees
What's Not Included
- Food & drinks
- Optional photography fees
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
Unavailable dates: 1 Jan, Easter Sunday, 1 November, and 24, and 25 December.
Bringing luggage to the mine is not allowed with the exception of hand baggage. Hand baggage is considered to be luggage of maximum dimensions 35cm x 20cm x 20cm.