Wieliczka

Car Rental Wieliczka

Upon arriving in Wieliczka, go pick up your Wieliczka car rental and explore all that the city has to offer in style and at your own convenience. Why waste you valuable time waiting for a taxi that might take forever or having to rush down to the bus station so as not to miss out on a bus scheduled to leave the station at an appointed time? Book a Wieliczka car rental today and stop worrying about getting to your destination on time. There are lots of attractions in the city worth exploring, but in order to get the most of your trip it is recommended to book a cheap car rental Wieliczka from Right Car Hire. Other great attractions worth visiting in your car hire include the Underground Chapel, the old corridors and the underground museum.

Located in the province of Malopolska in the south eastern region of the nation, Wieliczka is home to a population of more than 20,000 people. It has gained much reputation for being the administrative region of Lesser Poland Voivodeship sometimes referred to as Malopolska from 1999. The city was founded in 1290 by Duke Premislas II of Poland. Wieliczka is about 13 km to the south east of Krakow, the regional capital and is well known for its Wieliczka Salt Mine. This is one of the city’s major attractions and it is considered one of the oldest salt mines on the face of the planet. However, the oldest of them all is located at Bochnia in Poland, which is just about 20 km away from Wieliczka.

Wieliczka Overview

Founded as far back as 1290, making it one of the oldest towns in Poland, Wieliczka is home to one of the most popular tourist attractions in Poland – The Salt Mines. The town was built upon the salt mining industry, which was first discovered in 1252. Despite the city’s uniqueness and magnificent scenery, the Wieliczk Salt Mines is one of the major reasons why visitors from different parts of the world flock to this fascinating destination year after year.

Wieliczka Salt Mines

The Wieliczka salt mining industry boasts over 200 miles of salt mines that goes deep down into the grounds. It is however impossible for tourist to get to the end of the mines due to its depth and distance. For local visitors and tourists looking to learn more about this world class attractions, there is a museum like area which is opened to visitors. The museum features several great architectural works and historical artefacts including the salt crystal chandeliers and a salt carved replica of The Last Supper, designed by Leonardo. This world class attraction is just located few miles from central Krakow. Due to its proximity to Krakow, the second largest city in Poland, visitors flock into Wieliczka in their numbers to explore this World Heritage attraction. There are lots of accommodation options for visitors of all types. Therefore, if you are planning on spending several days in Wieliczka, you will most definitely find the hospitality you crave for in one of the many exotic hotel accommodations in the town.

 

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