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Trip to Krakow and Wieliczka Salt Mines


Krakow is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.

Situated on the Vistula River (Polish: Wisła) in the Lesser Poland Region. The city dates back to the 7th century.

Krakow has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life and it is one of the Poland’s most important economic hubs.

The city has grown from a Stone Age settlement to the Poland’s second most important city. It began as a hamlet on Wawel Hill and was already being reported as a busy trading centre of Slavonic Europe in 965.

The city has a population of approximately 760,000, while about 8 million people live within a 100 km radius of its main square.

After the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany when the World War II started, Kraków was turned into the capital of Germany’s General Government.

The Jewish population of the city was moved into a walled zone known as Kraków Ghetto, from which they were sent to the extermination camps such as Auschwitz and the concentration camp in Płaszów.

The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine is one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland.

Each year it is visited by more than one million tourists from all over the world.

It is also a world class monument, featuring among twelve objects on the UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.

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 – a brand, present in Polish consciousness for centuries.

7.30am – 10am: Pick up and transfer
Driver guide will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to the city of Krakow

10am – 12am: Walking tour in Krakow
Expect guided walking tour through the Wawel Castle, Kazimiersz, Mariacky Church and the main market hall on the main square.

12am – 1.30pm: Lunch
Have lunch in a traditional Polish restaurant close to the main square.

1.30pm – 2pm: Transfer to salt mines
Short transfer to salt mines in the village of Wieliczka, something that you must see while in Krakow.

2pm – 5pm: Guided tour in salt mines
What will you see? walk down 140 meters, see horses, machines, a restaurant, chapels and a church. They all are situated deep under the ground.

5pm – 8pm: Transfer back


What's included

  • Driver/Guide
  • Parking fee

What's not included

  • Meals and Drinks
  • Entry fees in the sites

From EUR 80 per person


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Duration:
12 hours

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  • Offer type: Private
  • Fitness level: Easy

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Offer ID: 722

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