Tour description

Salt Mine in Wieliczka is famous for its Europe’s oldest salt mine, which has been operating for at least 700 years. The Wieliczka salt mine is a unique tourist attraction, on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List (it is listed among the twelve top sites). The mine has a labyrinth of tunnels, pits, and chambers, all hewn out by hand from solid salt, beautifully adorned chapels, underground lakes, all located on the three upper levels of the irmo from 64 to 135 meters below the ground.  Tourists can enjoy the three kilometre long trail and collection of objects related to the mine and mining.

Salt from Wieliczka has curative pro­perties. It is rich in microelements, es­pecially magnesium compounds. Con­sumption of this salt eliminates exces­sive irritability and aggressive inclina­tions. It enhances mental activity and relieves states of nervous exhaustion. These and other properties of the Wieli­czka salt prompted the establishment of an underground sanatorium at 211 m. The exceptional microclimate is helpful in the treatment of different aillments, such as rheumatism and allergies. The Wieliczka sanatorium is well known in Poland as well as abroad.

The mine and the museum of Old Salt mines are toured with experien­ced guides, who are knowledgeable about the Mine’s history as well as its legends and mysteries. The excellent sanatorium can be open to you if you contact the Poland Active.The underground tour takes about three hours.


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For groups over 16 persons the price is determined individually.
Price for a person in a wheelchair is determined individually - please contact us.

Additional informations

Total Duration: 4 - 5 hours
What's included:
Tickets to museum
Air-conditioned vehicle
Private transportation
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
English speaking driver assistance
Parking Fees