Bochnia is a town of 30,000 inhabitants situated on the river Raba in southern Poland. It is one of the oldest towns in Lesser Poland Lowland, situated around 40 kilometres southeast of Kraków. Bochnia is most noted for its salt mine, the oldest functioning in Europe, since the middle of 13th century, which is now opened mainly for touristic reasons. Bochnia Salt Mine appear in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites (since 2010). Old town has still magic atmosphere with its historic urban layout.
There is very good bus connection between Bochnia and nearest large cities. Bochnia is located on the highway Krakow - Przemyśl. Very easy to get there by bus from Krakow, Tarnow or Rzeszow Airport. Bus from Krakow costs 5-6 PLN.
Trains to and from Krakow leave every hour and cost around 10 PLN (depending on the kind of train).
There are few hotels in and around Bochnia