The salt mine in Wieliczka is one of the most interesting and well known tourist venues in Poland. People come to see the effects of more than seven centuries of underground mining of salt. We can say that it is the longest working company in Poland. For many tourists from all over the world Wieliczka is often a symbol of Poland. The salt mine was enlisted on the first UNESCO World List of Cultural and Natural Heritage in 1978. The Tourist Route is composed of about 2 km of corridors, many chambers and chapels. The air underground is good for the people with asthma and allergy problems. There is even sanatorium underground.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can pick you up from any place in or near kraków
End location: I can drop you off at your hotel/hostel.
Duration: 4 hours
I will pick you up in an air-conditioned, modern car Renault Captur 2015. This car is perfect for the group up to 3 people if you need a bigger car I can of course arrange it for the additional price.
transport in an air-conditioned car with a driver/tour escort
Estimated Local Cash Needed
94 złoty - the tickets to the Salt mine. It is a price per person in a group with an english speaking guide and a special permisson to take photos underground
Private guide in the salt mine
I am not the guide of the Auschwitz& Birkenau Memorial site. I will not be able to guide you inside the camp.
I am not the guide of the Wieliczka Salt Mine. I will not be able to guide you inside the mine.
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I really enjoyed my tour with Anna and her flexibility in timing. She made the trip a lot of fun, it was like traveling with a friend. Not only did I get information about the Salt Mine, but also a peak into everyday Polish life.