Guido Coal Mine, mining Silesia

In the begging of 20th century in the Silesian panorama were visible mining shafts of 63 mines. Therefore to get to know the culture of Silesia culture and that, what influences the nature of local people, you have to go deep under the ground. How is it to work in coalmine? What are the conditions are underground? How the coalmining has been organized over the years? You will get answers to these and other questions during the exceptional underground adventure in the “Guido Coal Mine”.

Underground to the level of 320 meters you will get by an authentic elevator (in Silesia called “szola”). The guide will tell about the history of mining and the dangers awaiting miners underground, and the multimedia effects will make you feel them "on your own skin". You will see the coal mine combines and other equipment in action. The big attraction is also the ride in suspended electric rail, it is the only rail of this type in the world to be available for the tourists. In addition, you can visit the deepest pub, and after returning to the surface, a shop with Silesian and mining souvenirs.

  • Duration of the excursion is circa 5 hours (transfer to Zabrze and back ca. 1 hr.; sightseeing ca. 2,5 hr.; visit in the pub and the souvenir shop ca. 1 hr.)
  • Sightseeing on the most popular route “Underground miners walk”
  • Sightseeing available in English, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
  • Length of the route ca. 3 km., temperature under the ground 13-16 degrees Celsius
  • Recommended appropriate outfit and shoes with flat soles
  • Considering pressure differences we do not recommend the sightseeing to the people with severe illnesses, pregnant women should contact their doctors
  • Age limit: 6 
  • Taking pictures and filming is allowed 

Included in price:

  • Transfer from your hotel in Katowice to „Guido Coal Mine” and back (please contact us if you stay in a hotel outside Katowice)
  • Service of our representative in English, German, Polish, Russian or Spanish 
  • Ticket to the mine, sightseeing on the route „Underground miners walk” with the guide in Polish or English (on Saturdays)
  • Extra paid: sightseeing on any day of the week in English, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Spanish 
  • Local fees, parking, reservation costs, taxes etc.
Persons on reservation  8 and more 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Price per person (EURO) 39 41 43 46 49 54 65 87
 Price per person (PLN) 179 189 198 210 225 249 299 399


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