Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most valuable landmarks of material and spiritual culture in Poland. The mine has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the first objects in the world. Each year it is visited by more than one million tourists from all over the world.
Discover a world class landmark! See magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt. Amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt, 135 meters underground!
This unique mine has 360 km of sidewalks and extends at 9 levels! There are 20 chambers to visit – the Chapel of St. King is the most brilliant one. The mine is a product of work of tens of generations of miners, a monument to the history of Poland and to the Polish nation.
> Duration: up to 4h (with return transfer from Krakow)
> Please bring warm clothing. Temperature underground ranges between 14° and 16° C
> Wear comfortable shoes. There are 800 steps to climb of which 350 at the beginning take you down into the mine
> The total distance to travel underground is approx. 3.5 km
> Please pay for your permit to take photos and make films at the ticket desk
Pavo Travel is registered in Register of Tourism Organisers and Agents, conducted by Marshal of Lesser Poland Voivodeship (no Z/39/2012) and has the Insurance Guarantee by Europa S.A. (no GT 117/2015).