Wieliczka Travel Guide

Wieliczka

Wieliczka Coat of Arms - Wieliczka Travel GuideWieliczka Travel Guide - a place in south eastern Poland in the province of Malopolska with a population of about 19,128 inhabitants as of 2006, located in the Kraków metropolitan area in Southern Poland.

Since January 1999 it has been in the administrative region of Lesser Poland Voivodeship otherwise known as Malopolska and was previously in the Kraków Voivodeship from 1975 to December 1998.

Wieliczka was founded in 1290 by Duke Premislas II of Poland and is twinned with Bergkamen in Germany.

The town is located 13 km to the south east of the regional capital of Kraków and is famous for the Wieliczka Salt Mine, which is one of the world's oldest operating salt mines, the oldest is at Bochnia in Poland, about 20 km from Wieliczka.

Wieliczka Travel Guide

Poland Travel Guide Information

This is a travel Guide about the country of Polska which is located in central Europe. You are very welcome to visit my site and I hope that you will enjoy the experience.

My guide is easy to use as each village, town and city has it's own page with useful information for the visitor. Not all sections appearing on the left of my guide, on this place may have information as this is an ongoing project.

It may be the case that this location has not yet been reviewed and written about so if you can contribute any information about this place to improve this guide please send it to Wieliczka Travel Guide.

Accommodation in Wieliczka

You will find the full range of accommodation in this town from the most luxurious five star hotels with up to date and modern amenities to pensions (a type of guest house or boarding house) and rooms or apartments at very reasonable prices. Some of the larger towns and cities will also have hostels.

If you prefer to stay in a more rural location there are a number of “Agro” style of accommodation places on farms and in the countryside plus there may be camp sites nearby.

If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the accommodation directly as I do not take commission and I take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if I were to include it here.

If you wish to advertise your accommodation on Wieliczka Travel Guide please contact me.

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Activities in Wieliczka

Poland is a country with a large variety of landscapes, a place where you can experience all four seasons. This provides the visitor with many opportunities for adventure and different activities, whether you enjoy the mountains, lakes, rivers or the beaches you will find something that suits you.

If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the activity provider directly as I do not take commission and I take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if I were to include it here.

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Attractions in Wieliczka

Poland is a country with a large variety of attractions for the tourist to visit, a place where you can experience all sorts of places to see. This provides the visitor with many opportunities for learning about Polska, whether you enjoy the many monuments, historic churches or buildings, history of places, or more modern attractions, you will find something that suits you.

If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the attraction provider directly as I do not take commission and I take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if I were to include it here.

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Wieliczka Salt Mine Daniłowicz Shaft, ul. Daniłowicza 10, 32-020 Wieliczka Salt Mine

Geography of Wieliczka

Wieliczka lies in a valley between two ridges that stretch from west to east: south Wieliczka foothills, north Bogucice sands, including the Wieliczka-Gdów Upland. The south ridge is higher, while the northern ridge leads to national road number 94. Not very far away is the A4 highway or E40 European route, connecting Kraków to Ukraine.

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Museums in Wieliczka

Polska is full of history and the Polish are great lovers of knowledge of the past so you will find many museums in the country.

Poland has a long history and has been an important trading route that has been invaded by many different groups over the past 1,000 years. Museums are a great way to explore the nations history about the inhabitants of the land in the past, their lives and customs.

Some of the museums shown below may have an article about them here on Poland Travel Guide. Follow the link for the article. For the rest, if you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the museum directly as I take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if I were to include it here.

What ever museum you run, you can advertise it on Wieliczka Travel Guide at no cost.

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Places to Eat in Wieliczka

There are many restaurants covering the usual pizza to those offering local Polish traditional and regional cuisine.

If you see something you like or wish to know more about please contact the place to eat directly as I do not take commission and I take the attitude that their own website will have more up to date details on what they offer than if I were to include it here.

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Tourist Information in Wieliczka

Poland Travel Guide - This web site will eventually have tourist information on most of the places in Polska. Being a web site you will be able to access the information on most digital platforms, including your laptop, personal computer or a mobile phone.

Tourist organisations are welcome to contact me for details on how to display their information on Wieliczka Travel Guide.

PTTK - Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society is a non-profit organisation that you will find in many places in Poland.

It is one of the oldest tourist societies in Europe and was was created by the merger of two societies: Polish Tatry Society (1873) and Polish Country Lovers Society (1906).

Official Tourist Information Centres in Poland are divided into 1*, 2*, 3* and 4* Certified and Non-Certified. All Certified Tourist Centres provide information in one or more foreign languages and have an expanded range of services as compared to the Non-Certified.

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Transport in Wieliczka

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e-podroznik.pl Bus & Train Timetables www.e-podroznik.pl
Krakow Airport Airport www.krakowairport.pl/en
Przewozy Regionalne Railways www.przewozyregionalne.pl

Websites of Wieliczka

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Regional Links

Province

The Małopolska Voivodship (Little Poland) was created in 1989 and is located in the south of Poland.

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Places in Province

The cities, towns and villages of the region of Małopolska.

Places in Province

Map of Wieliczka

 

 

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