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Tourist Route The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

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Discover the secrets of the underground world

Choose the Tourist Route if you want to discover the secrets hidden deep underground. Check out what the Wieliczka Mine has to offer to millions of visitors from all over the world.

On the Tourist Route

  • You will admire landscapes that can’t be found on the surface: as saline lakes and beautiful underground chambers, including the unique St Kinga’s Chapel.

  • You will learn about old mining tools and machines and the methods of salt extraction and transport used in the past.

  • The tour is available for people of all ages and does not require above-average physical condition, but it is worth bearing in mind that there are more than 800 steps to climb.

Tourist Route by the numbers:

3 h
average tour time (including the exhibition of the Cracow Saltworks Museum)
17–18ºC
the temperature underground
3,5 km
route length
135 m
the depth you will reach

The Route in the structure of the Mine

Visitors descend approx. 380 steps to level I (64 m) to enter the Mine.
The return to the surface is by lift from Level III (135 m).


  • Mikołaj Daniłowicz Shaft
  • Level I Bono – 64 m
  • Level II upper – 90 m
  • Level II lower – 110 m
  • Level III – 135 m

Ways of visiting the Tourist Route

  • Individual tourist

    You take part in the tour in the company of other individual tourists, the Mine is responsible for assembling a group.

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  • Organised group

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Useful information

Daniłowicza 10
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.9831029°N, 20.0556922°E

pl. Kościuszki 9
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.984135°N, 20.061205°E

Park Kingi 1
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.984231°N, 20.052121°E

Park Kingi 7
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.9824877°N, 20.054990°E

Park Kingi 1
32-020 Wieliczka

Daniłowicza 10
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.9831029°N, 20.0556922°E

pl. Kościuszki 9
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.984135°N, 20.061205°E

Park Kingi 1
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.984231°N, 20.052121°E

Park Kingi 7
32-020 Wieliczka
GPS coordinates: 49.9824877°N, 20.054990°E

Park Kingi 1
32-020 Wieliczka

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