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Unique Salt Mine in Wieliczka

One of the oldest mines in Europe. On UNESCO's List of World Heritage, the Wieliczka salt mine (13th century) is one of the oldest world's mining sites still in uninterrupted operation.

The underground tourist route leads through a labyrinth of galleries and caves with unique sculptures, all carved in rock salt.St Kinga's Chapel at the depth of 101 meters is the most beautiful chamber decorated with white crystal salt chandeliers and bas-relief sculptures carved in grey salt. The mine hosts a sanatorium. The museum display shows mining tools and documents related to the mine's history.


Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum of Extermination is on the list of UNESCO's World Heritage.

The Nazis set up the concentration camp in Auschwitz (Oswiecim) in 1940 and in Birkenau (Brzezinka) in 1942. The biggest Nazi concentration camp had become also an extermination camp. One and a half million people perished in the camp known to the world as Auschwitz- Birkenau. The majority of the victims were Jews from Poland and Central Europe. The second largest group of victims were Poles. During the annual March of the Living thousands of Jews from the whole world and young Poles march from the Auschwitz gate to the Martyrdom Memorial in Birkenau in order to commemorate victims of the Holocaust.

This is the greatest attraction of Pieniny Mountain and there are over 100.000 tourists participated in rafitng each year. A sailing trip down the mountain river on a wooden raft through the limestone rocks of Pieniny Mountains has got to be the most beautiful river trip in Poland.

You admire the beautiful landscapes of the Pieniny National Park and listen to the funny stories told by navigating raftsmen. Trip starts in Sromowce and ends in Szczawnica - total route's length: 18 km, duration of the rafting route: 2 hours 15 min.

The tour also includes the short visit to the Renaissance defensive castle of Niedzica (XIII/XIVc.) to admire a splendid panoramic view over the Czorsztyn lake and the ruins of XIVc. Czorsztyn castle.

Rafting season: April – October