Wieliczka Salt Mine: Fast-Track Ticket and Guided Tour
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- Duration: 2.5 hours
One of Poland's top tourist attractions, a world-class monument and one of UNESCO's World Culture and Natural Heritage sites. Here's a little bit of history about the mine, and what to expect when you visit.
The Wieliczka Salt Mine began operations in the 13th century, and is the oldest salt mine in the world still in operation.
You can now take tours of parts of the mine, and wonder at underground lakes, intricate salt carvings, and the salt chapels.
Using the medicinal properties of the enviroment, an innovative treatment therapy has been created in the mine resort with a number of wonderful health benefits.
You can choose to stay in the mine in one of the wonderful hotels - enjoying the benefits of the clean air and calming atmosphere.
Make sure to check what events are on when you visit - if you time it right you can see Europe's oldest mining orchestra, or some live salt sculpture making.
The salt mines are open to tourists for tours Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM.
Tours last roughly three hours, allowing you to enjoy an extensive look at the mines, learn about their history and see the cultural attractions.
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Great day,full organized! We really enjoyed every minute. Auschwitz guide was amazing,he is doing great work, makes you get the feeling. Highly recommended
Great tour guide at both the salt mines and Auschwitz. Be ready to walk! Lots of stairs and walking. Very cool tour, highly recommend.
This is a must to go and it was perfectly organized from the local travel operator. Fantastic!!!
Well worth a visit. Guide excellent but disappointed that tour did not include visit to useum
Very helpful guides! The driver was super nice and he picked us from our apartment!