Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
The remarkable and breathtaking site Wieliczka Salt Mine has been enlisted on UNESCO Heritage List since 1978. The unique underground town consists of 300 kilometres of tunnels, shafts, chambers, chapels and lakes. Nine levels of mine’s development reaches 327 meters under the surface.
You can join the famous visitors such as Nicolaus Copernicus, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Alexander von Humboldt, John Paul II to discover this amazing place. During tour you will have a chance to learn a history and development of salt-mining from prehistoric times. The English speaking guide will present the local legends and miners’ daily life. You will explore the underground lakes, chapels and the monumental St. Kinga Chapel. The Wieliczka Salt Mine is absolutely must-see place in Poland.
The Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau Tour
KL Auschwitz is the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp. Over 1.1 million women, men and children lost their lives there. Auschwitz-Birkenau is a symbol of Holocaust since it became the deadliest extermination centre of European Jews. The victims were transported from all over the Europe, that fell into Nazi occupation. The complex has been preserved as a memorial museum and has remained as a living monument of Genocide and as a warning for next generations, according to quote by George Santayama: Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The visit is divided into two parts. First You will pass under the infamous inscription: Arbeit Macht Frei in Auschwitz I: the concentration camp. You will learn about the everyday life of prisoners. You will see the tons of confiscated belongings of the Nazi victims. In the extermination camp of Auschwitz II: Birkenau you will experience the horror of the Jews unconsciously led to death.