The Wieliczka Salt Mine is a blast for those who like salt, walking loads of stairs and if you want to see something really cool! The Salt Mine is one of the worlds oldest salt mines, and it has produced salt from the 14th century until 2007. The Salt Mine is today one of Polands most visited attractions with more than 1,2 million visitors every year.
The mine is more than 300 meters deep, more than 300 kilometres long, but as a tourist you only walk 1% of the total length. During the tour you can walk in three different levels; the first at a depth of appx. 65 metres, the second level at 110 metres and during the third level of the trip you will be 135 metres down into the ground.
Along the way you will visit the Kopernicus Chamber, Casimir the Great chamber, the Holy Cross chamber, other chambers and the higlight is the Kinga Chapel were you can see “The Last Supper”, “Pope John Paul II” and a beautiful big hall, all in salt!
The trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mine is a great experience, and a very nice half-day program during your stay in Krakow!
Join in on a group trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mines
If you want to join in on a group trip with about 20 participants from Krakow (pick up at your hotel) tothe Wieliczka Salt Mines, then we would love to help you with that. The price is 220 PLN per person, whereof 45 PLN per person has to be paid for the reservation to be made, and the remaining 175 PLN per person will be paid directly to the guide. If you want to join in on such a trip, please fill in the forms and you will receive an invoice from us through PayPal within shortly. As soon as the prepayment has been made we will send full confirmation of the program.
Normal pick-up time is between 9.30 and 10.15 at your hotel in the center of Krakow.