The Bochnia Salt Mine is the oldest salt mine in Poland and one of the oldest in the world and. This mine was established between the 12th and 13th centuries after salt was first discovered in Bochnia and became part of the Royal mining company żupy krakowskie (Kraków salt works).
The mine shafts measure 4.5 kilometres in length at about 330–468 metres in depth below the surfaceIt has 16 levels. In 2013 the mine was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as an extension of the Wieliczka Salt Mine inscription of 1978. In 1981 it was declared a heritage monument. The site is one of Poland’s official national Historic Monuments.
Visitors to the Bochnia Salt Mine discover the oldest and the most beautiful excavations including the August and Sienkiewicz Levels, the Dobosz Inter-Level, the Lichtenfels Descent called the beginning of Horse Route, which connects the August and Sienkiewicz Levels, and the Kalwaria Descent, which extends between the Danielowiec and August Levels.
Prices of entrance the tourist route:
|INDIVIDUAL TOURISTS||I, II, III, XI,XII||IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX|
|regular||36 PLN||47 PLN|
|discount||26 PL||34 PLN|
|FAMILY TICKETS||I, II, III, XI,XII||IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX|
|2+1||77 PLN||100 PLN|
|2+2||92 PLN||115 PLN|
|2+3||107 PLN||130 PLN|
|1+2||70 PLN||90 PLN|
|1+3||87 PLN||112 PLN|
|VISITING IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE|
Underground ferry crossing – 12PLN
The world’s only ferry crossing of an underground chamber flooded with brine is without a doubt the biggest attraction of the Bochnia mine. Tourists cross the distance of 120 m.
Bochnia Salt Mine
Service prices includes making a reservation, professional and licensed service, Hotel Pick Up & Drop off, Transport to the place (about 1 hour from Krakow), Transport back to Krakow.
Total price is entrance price + service price!!!