Wieliczka Salt Mine

What is Wieliczka Salt Mine?

Magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt. Amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt.

Almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors, 800 steps to climb of which 350 have to be descended to reach the depth of 135 meters underground. Thus it is no surprise that till now, the Tourist Route, the main visiting route of the mine has been visited by 36,000,000 tourists from around the whole world in search of adventures.

Wieliczka Salt Mine - Nicolaus Copernicus Monument

What should I now about…

Salzbergwerk Wieliczka - Bergbau-Ausstellung
Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most precious and fascinating Polish monuments. The first tourist trail in Wieliczka was established as early as at the turn of the 19th century. A couple of centuries later the salt mine was designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites(1978).

The underground trail leads through numerous drifts, galleries and chambers, where  traces of mining activity have been preserved, as well as examples of sacred art, theme compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends.

Wielicza is at the same time the worlds largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today.

Moreover, the microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies. The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to the depth of 64 meters. Visitors are led through a number of chambers and shown underground lakes, shrines and salt monuments. The trip finishes at the level of 135 meters below the surface.

Visitors return to the surface by lift.

About your tour:

We are pleased to offer you a private tour of the Wieliczka museum, with pick-up from any place you request (eg. airport, hotel).

An English speaking driver will take you directly to the starting point of the site, and provide you with the necessary advice in regards to the best way to move through the museum, and its general layout.

To reach Wieliczka , it takes approximately 30 min, therefore our goal is to ensure you the ultimate comfort while traveling in our air-conditioned cars by also providing T.V. and Wi-Fi. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask the English-speaking driver.

We can also organize tours given in any other language.

The trip is an individual offer, meaning that the car and the driver are at your disposal, and there are no mixed groups so you can feel comfortable in the company of your choice. This ensures the excursion program can be entirely tailored to your needs and expectations.

Salzbergwerk Wieliczka - Daniłowicz Shaft
Chapel of St. Anthony | Kapelle St. Anthony Capilla de San Antonio
Salzbergwerk Wieliczka - unterirdischen Salzsee
Salt Mine Wieliczka - Chapel of St. Anthony

You will tour the museum in a group of approximately a dozen others, with a professional guide. You will choose the language of the tour. To ensure you do not miss any important facts, audio guides are available too.

In the museum you will admire 20 underground chambers as you descent 800 steps and to a depth of 130 m. The larger attractions you can visit include the legendary chamber of St.Kinga, or the restored miner’s workplaces.

During the tour there will be short stops so that you can take a rest and enjoy local delicacies. The mine remains a constant temperature of 14-16 ° C–please take warm clothing with you. You can choose different routes of sightseeing. Visiting the mine is possible only with a tour guide.

While you explore, the driver will be waiting patiently in the parking area.
After sightseeing, you will be driven back to the hotel, or any other place of your request.
The duration of the trip can be extended or shortened, at your discretion.

To make this offer even more attractive we would like to suggest combining the excursion to Auschwitz-Birkenau with a visit to another popular touristic spots of the region e.g. Wieliczka Salt Mine, JasnaGóra Monastery in Czestochowa, or any other destination mentioned within our offer. We will negotiate a price if you would like to choose another destination.

Summary:

Contact

– private tour
– pick up from any place requested
– free WiFi and T.V.
– mini bus
– English-speaking driver
– extra time available
– tour guide available in the following languages:
Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian,
Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish,
and Swedish
– private guide possible
– year-round offer
– Offer of other destinations to combine with trip:
(f.ex. Jasna Góra Monastery , Wieliczka Salt Mine, Jewish Quarter in Cracow,
Schindler’s Factory)

PRICE:

2 Person

200 zł/50€

3 - 4 Personen

160 zł/40€

5 - 6 Personen

140zł/35€

7 - 8 Personen

120zł/30€

Price per person!!

Price includes entrance and professional Museum guide.

You will pay for the whole service after the tour

Book another tour and get a discount.

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