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Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour

by Cracow Tours Duration 4h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is £38

Highlights

Fascinating guided walk through depths of Wieliczka Salt Mine

Intricate carvings of figures, monuments & altarpieces

Exploration of the underground salt-mining exhibition

History & legends surrounding the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Chapel dedicated to St. Kinga, the patron saint of miners

Highlights

Fascinating guided walk through depths of Wieliczka Salt Mine

Intricate carvings of figures, monuments & altarpieces

Exploration of the underground salt-mining exhibition

History & legends surrounding the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Chapel dedicated to St. Kinga, the patron saint of miners

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5:00 PM, Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Tour with an English speaking guide, starts between 16:00-17:00. If you are interested in complementary hotel pick-up, please make sure to contact the supplier at: office@cracowtours.pl, or on +48 602 49 70 64 no later than 24h prior to your tour. If your hotel is not in central Krakow, or cannot be serviced, or you do not require hotel pick-up, make your own way to the main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow. Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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per adult
£37.16

Total price is £37.16, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

8:35 AM, Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour in English

Duration 4h No booking or credit card fees

Tour with an English speaking guide, starts between 7:35am-8:35am. If you are interested in complementary hotel pick-up, please make sure to contact the supplier at: office@cracowtours.pl, or on +48 602 49 70 64 no later than 24h prior to your tour. If your hotel is not in central Krakow, or cannot be serviced, or you do not require hotel pick-up, make your own way to the main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow. Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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£37.16

Total price is £37.16, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour

Activity Location

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Daniłowicza 10

Wieliczka 32-020

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow. Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

    7 Powiśle

    Kraków 31-101


Description

Explore an incredible underground world as you investigate the cathedrals, carvings, and passageways in the Wielczka Salt Mine. Learn about the mine's history, traverse its winding pathways, and stand in awe of its massive columns and open rooms, some more than 1,000 feet (305 metre) below ground.

Descend into the depths of the salt mine, which feels like entering a vast underground city, complete with huge caverns and underground lakes. Visit chapels illuminated in dramatic and colourful lights, and learn about St. Kinga, the patron saint of miners.

Chat about the mine's history along the 1.5-mile (2.5-km) walking route, and feel free to ask questions of your guide along the way. From glittering chandeliers suspended from towering ceilings to intricate sculptures and religious carvings, there's always something new to discover around the next bend of this subterranean wonder.


Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected centrally located Krakow hotels only)

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Lift journey to the ground level on exit

  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly

  • Local live guide

  • Tour escort/host

  • Entrance ticket


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks

  • Service


Know Before You Book

  • If you are interested in complementary hotel pick-up, please make sure to contact the supplier at: office@cracowtours.pl, or on +48 602 49 70 64 no later than 24h prior to your tour.

  • Roundtrip transport is available from most centrally located Krakow hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. You are required to wait at the reception 5 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.

  • If you do not require hotel pick-up, or your hotel cannot be serviced, you must make your own way to main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow. Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Wieliczka Salt Mine tour is not recommended for participants with walking disabilities (there are 800 steps on the way, including 380 right at the start) and for participants with claustrophobia

  • The guided walk through Wieliczka Salt Mine consists of 20 monumental chambers joined by 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometres) of pathways.

  • Visitors entering the Wieliczka Salt Mine descend a 380-step staircase to Level 1 (64 meters below ground level).

  • This walk is not strenuous and can be undertaken in ordinary footwear, however we ask you consider the walk and 380-step staircase when booking this tour.

  • The return to the surface will be by lift up the Danilowicz Shaft, from Level 3 (135 meters below ground level).

  • The temperature in the Wieliczka Salt Mine, although constant is low (14C or 57F). That is why even in summer, warm clothes should be worn.


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