Wieliczka Salt Mine half-day excursion from Krakow with guided tour and pick-up
Attractions & guided tours

Wieliczka Salt Mine half-day excursion from Krakow with guided tour and pick-up

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Polish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the famous medieval salt mine near Krakow
  • Be fascinated by marvelous salt lakes and caves
  • Learn more about the history of mining
  • Follow an informative guided tour
What to expect

Explore one of the most important attractions in Poland - the ancient Wieliczka Salt Mine near Krakow. Follow a half-day tour that includes not only a professional guided visit, but also entrance fees, pick-up service from centrally located hotels in Krakow, as well as drop-off and transport in a comfortable, air-conditionned minivan.

The Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the oldest in the world, dating back to the 13th century. The unique underground complex of chambers and chapels, tunnels and sculptures, carved entirely in salt and offering surprising underground landscapes with lakes, has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage sites list.

You'll spend 2.5 hours at the mine, enough time to get to know all its wonders with a group of maximum 40 partecipants you join there, following a professional guide.

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What's included
  • Professional guide
  • Pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in Krakow city center, if booked, or from the collective meeting point in Krakow
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Fuel surcharge and insurance
  • Entrance fees
  • Guaranteed skip-the-long advantage
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • WiFi access
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Tax for taking pictures (only 10 PLN / 2.5 EURO) to be payed cash on site
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-4 years): free
  • Children and youth (5-17 years): reduced
Where

Pick-up service, if booked, or collective meeting point at: 17, Straszewskiego Street

Meeting point:

In front of the Radisson Blu Hotel or pick-up service

What to remember
  • IMPORTANT: please reconfirm the starting time and pick up place directly with the provider at the contacts provided in the voucher you receive after the booking
  • Tours in Italian, French, German and Spanish require a minimum number of 2 participants
  • Your voucher for the tour will not be accepted directly at the salt mine
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. The route includes over 800 stairs
  • Not recommended for participants who become easily claustrophobic. There are some very narrow paths inside the salt mine and this may be difficult for some. Once you have begun the tour there is no possibility to shorten your visit or turn back
  • Hand luggage should be of a reasonable size, and larger luggage should be left in the car
  • Photography is allowed if a photo pass is purchased
  • There is no minimum age to experience the activity, however, children should be capable of walking unassisted or be carried in baby slings or baby carriers. Baby strollers are not allowed underground.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 15ºC or 59ºF, it is recommended that you bring a jacket
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Krakow Direct
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
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