The tour description:
The salt mine in Bochnia is the oldest, over 750 years old, continuously active plant in Poland as well as the oldest one in Europe. Rock salt was first found around 1248, and the industrial- scale excavation started in 1251. It was the first such discovery in the Polish territory.
The Salt Mine in Bochnia is an extraordinary journey through the most beautiful excavation passages in the mine.
In the Bochnia Salt Mine, you can visit the underground shafts. The tourist route includes the oldest shaft in the mine from the 13th century, the exhibition of old mining machines and devices, the Mysiur stable for horses that used to work in the salt mine.
The tourist route was designated at levels August Level, the Sienkiewicz Level and Dobosz Inter-Level (176m - 223m below ground level).
The mine tour ends by visiting one of the biggest chambers, called- Ważyn Chamber.
Included among the attractions are an underground boat trip and a ride down a 140-metre-long slide.
On June 23, 2013, the Bochnia Salt Mine was inscribed in the UNESCO's World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.
We are at your disposal all the time during the tour.
hotel pick up;
transfer by a comfortable car just for yourselves;
English speaking driver;
in car wifi internet access;
the total cost of transport;
drop off at the hotel or anywhere else in the old town of Krakow.
Times of mine trip for individual tourists with english guide: every day at 3 p.m.;
The temperature in the mine is between 14 and 16°C, with the relative humidity of 70%;
It is recommended for the visitors to bring warm clothes.
Along the tourist route, you will have to go up or down about 700 stairs;
The underground boat ride is available only for fit persons who can move independently as well as for children 3 years old or older;
During your stay under the ground, you will be accompanied by a guide.
This is the greatest attraction of the Bochnia Salt Mine. The only boat ride in the world through the chamber flooded with salt brine. During the boat trip, you will be able to appreciate the beauty and the raw nature of the salt chamber. This ride is made on boats accommodating 12 people.
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It is a world class monument, featuring among twelve objects on the UNESCO's World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.
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