Krakow: Day Tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Hill

Krakow: Day Tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Hill

From US$ 36.90 per person

Visit 2 of the most famous attractions in Krakow on this skip-the-line day tour. Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine with a local guide and discover the Wawel Hill with the help of an audio guide.

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Duration 6 hours
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English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Polish
Audio guide included
English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Polish

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a skip-the-line ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Access the Wieliczka Salt Mine's tourist route located 135 meters underground
  • Learn about the history and importance of the buildings on the Wawel Hill
Full description
Embark on a tour of Krakow on this day trip to two sightseeing attractions. Learn about the Wieliczka Salt Mine with a local tour guide and enjoy the breathtaking sites on the Wawel Hill as you follow your audio guide. Start your day by meeting with your guide and visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine, which dates back to the medieval times. Access the tourist route 135 meters below the ground through the stairs or elevator. Learn about the history of the mine and the health benefits of its special climate and microelement-filled air. Afterwards, you can take a break or proceed to the Tourist Information Grodzka 52A to start your self-guided tour of the Wawel Hill, which has been the home of kings and queens for many decades. Follow your audio guide to Kanonicza Street and to the Wawel Hill via the Herbowa Gate. As you walk around, hear about the history and role of every building on the hill. Marvel at the jaw-dropping architectural design of the Royal Castle, the magnificent Wawel Cathedral, the Crown Treasury and Armory, the Main Courtyard, and the Arcaded Courtyard. Then, finish your exploration next to the Dragon’s den.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Wawel Hill audio guide
  • Transportation from Krakow to Wieliczka
  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets for exhibitions inside Wawel Castle
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

To start your tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, meet your guide at Jana Mikołaja Daniłowicza 7, 32-020 Wieliczka, Poland. For your self-guided tour of the Wawel Hill, please go to Tourist Information Grodzka 52A to pick up your audio guide.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The temperature in the salt mine ranges from 14°C to 16°C (about 57°F to 61°F).
  • There are 800 steps that need to be climbed in the salt mine.
  • The Wawel Hill audio guide tour can be conducted anytime you wish. The audio guide can be picked up everyday between 9:30 and 16:00 at Tourist Information Grodzka 52A in Kraków.
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July 30, 2021

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