Tour duration: about 4 hours.
Wieliczka Salt Mine is located about 12 km from the centre of Krakow. That is the oldest Salt Mine in Europe still functioning since the medieval times. In 1978 it was entered on the UNESCO's first World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. Tourists visiting the mine walk down 360 steps into the salt mine, The tourist route is a system of mine excavations from 64 to 135 meters below ground level. The groups of tourists follow the 2-km route passing the chambers, corridors, chapels and underground lakes. Duration of the walking tour in the mine estimates about 2,5 hours.
- Transfer from the hotel ,apartments, city centre, meeting point (about 30-40 minutes)
- Guided tour in the mine (about 2,5 hours)
- Free time for shopping in souvenir shops
- Transfer back to Krakow (about 30-40 minutes).
Ticket to the saltmine not included.
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