Wieliczka Salt Mine

Holidays in Kraków

If you’re pressed for time during your holidays in Kraków, why don’t you try our double tour to Auschwitz and Wieliczka? One of our seasoned, english-speaking drivers will pick you at your hotel and drive you in a high quality, air-conditioned minibus for a tour of the Auschwitz concentration camp – the darkest stain on mankindof the Second World War.

World Heritage



You may join an organized tour, or explore the atrocities of the camp on your own. Afterwards, you will be driven to an UNESCO World Heritage site, the Wieliczka Salt mine. The mine offers a 3.5 kilometre long journey through old corridors and chambers, magnificently carved in salt by nature and man.

As soon as you finish exploring the mine we will drive you to your hotel. Would you like to know more? If you’re pressed for time during One of our seasoned, English speaking drivers may assist you at the Balice, or Pyrzowice airport and drive you to your accommodation in Kraków, or its vicinity.

 Visit Auschwitz or the Weliczka 

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Visit Wieliczka

Depending on the time of your arrival we can take you to visit Auschwitz, or the Weliczka Salt Mine the very same day, or any other day. The UNESCO World Heritage Wieliczka Salt Mine is in the immediate viccinity of Kraków. It’s the oldest salt enterprise in Poland, with a history stretching back to the Middle Ages!

The mine is filled with stalactites and stalagmites; as well as man made art – such as statues and carvings in salt. One of the most amazing attractions of the mine is the underground chapel of St. Kinga. Auschwitz is the location of the largest Nazi-built concentration camps, where over 1.3 million people either died in gas chambers, or from the inhumane conditions in the camp.

 The reality of the holocaust

auschwitz birkenauThe Auschwitz musuem tries to reproduce the reality of the camp, it displays a vast array of proof that this atrocity took place and pays tribute to the victims of Auschwitz. Would you like to k now more? If you’re only for a short spell in Kraków you should make as good use of your time as possible.

If you’re visiting Kraków only for a few days, it’s better to make them count|If you drop in to Kraków for a short holiday you shouldn’t waste any time. We at krakowdirect.com would like to help you with that!

One of our English speaking drivers may intercept and assist you at the Balice, or Pyrzowice and transfer as smoothly as possible to any location in Kraków. You might be interested in one of our tours including tours to Wieliczka Salt mine, or Auschwitz, or to both locations on the same day!

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