Why Krakow … Why is Krakow so popular among foreign tourists? Is that because of  its “pure beauty”? Or atmosphere? Or cuisine? Or spirit? Krakow is spectacular…, famous for its priceless historical monuments of culture and art, offers entertainment and leisure: theatres, cabarets, clubs, cafes, bars, wine cellars and restaurants having something to offer for everyone.


Also Krakow surrounding areas offer plenty of tourist attractions. just a 30 min. drive away from the city there is Wieliczka, famous for being the world’s oldest salt mine and open to sightseers. Let us take a walk through some of the 20 large chambers of the three-kilometer-long sightseeing route. Do not miss these unusual places listed on the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites.

Day 1

Krakow – Wieliczka

Meet with your guide at the lobby of your hotel and have a classic tour of Krakow, including a walk around the magical Old Town with the largest mediaeval square in Europe. While you are there, you can stop to visit the oldest shopping mall, the Sukiennice cloth hall and then the Church of the Virgin Mary (including the magnificent Gothic wooden altar by Wit Stwosz). Then you go down the Kanoniczna and Grodzka street to Wawel Hill to see the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle and its Cathedral.

Lunch on your own

Afternoon tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine (ca. 20 km/ 40 min. one way) – world famous salt mine mentioned on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1978. The underground tourist route is almost 3 km long and consists of winding corridors, 800 steps and a descend to a depth of 135 metres. Starting at the Daniłowicz Shaft and going down the 380 steps into the salt mine you may have the impression of entering a magical underground city, full of mysterious caves, amazing underground lakes, majestic designs and unique salt carvings. In the middle of the route there is the St. Kinga’s Chapel, a wonderful chapel dedicated to the patron saint of salt miners, decorated with extraordinary salt artwork. The underground temperature is between 14°C -16°C.
Back to Krakow

 

Important:

Our rates, per person:
148,00 € if one pax
95,00 € if two pax
77,00 € if three pax

The rates include:
English speaking guide for classic city tour of Krakow, up to 3 h
Entrance to the Church of the Virgin Mary, Cathedral
Join to the Regular Tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine incl. transportation, entrance ticket, local English speaking guide (exact time & meeting point – tbc)
VAT tax

Due to unforeseen changes in local schedules & events, we reserve the right to change the sequence of sightseeing.

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