Wieliczka Tourism

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Wieliczka [vʲɛˈlʲit͡ʂka] is a town (2006 population: 19,128) in southern Poland in the Kraków metropolitan area, and situated (since 1999) in Lesser Poland Voivodeship; previously, it was in Kraków Voivodeship (1975–1998). The town was founded in 1290 by Duke Premislas II of Poland.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Wieliczka in Poland. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Wieliczka like a local. After your splendid visit to Wieliczka, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Krakow. Krakow is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Main Market Square, Wawel Royal Castle, St Marys Basilica. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Wieliczka*

  • Pollution Statistics in Wieliczka

    Know the pollution level of Wieliczka before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.06 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 31 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.79 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.34 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 28.85 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.05 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 69.14 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.04 (Moderate)
  • Wieliczka: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Wieliczka for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wieliczka.

    • Burglary and Theft 32.23 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.53 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.49 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.82 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.96 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.37 (Low)
    • Attacks 36.59 (Low)
    • Drug offense 28.31 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 78.27 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.73 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.73 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.94 (Moderate)
  • Living in Wieliczka - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Wieliczka is 123.17 (High)

    • Safety Index 64.78 (High)
    • Climate Index 72.38 (High)
    • Pollution Index 70.59 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.9 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.51 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 63.46 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.41 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 59.74 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Wieliczka

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Wieliczka

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.97 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

Wieliczka Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Wieliczka

  • Save 21% Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour
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    Explore and understand one of the oldest working Salt Mines in the World–the Wieliczka’s Salt Mine for an enrichi...

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