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Price Per Person

EURO 55
Country: Slovakia
City: Kremnica
Duration: 7 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

Package Itinerary

Kremnica

In 1328 King Charles Robert elevated Kremnica to the status of a royal town of miners and coin makers. The town reputation for minig gold and silver extented far beyond its borders. The gold thus became the building block upon which hinged the fouding and development of the town, a process that led to the building of coinage mint and influx of experts mostly from the Holy Roman Empire. Mining shafts around Kremnica and Kremnica mines were used not only to drain water but also for exploration. The oldest of the shafts, called Upper „Heritable“ Tunel, is mentioned in written records dated from as early as 1385. Among the valuable historical legacy of coins minted in Kremnica are Kremnica florins, golden ducats and silver toliars with embossed lily of the House of Anjou. The church castle of Kremnica – the name itself, relating to the location of the church, is a rarity. It is situated on an elevated spot and takes pride in its tower, which offers a truly spectacular view of the entire surrounding area. Thanks to its unique acoustics, the church part of the castle hosts the largest clerical as well as secular organ festivals in Slovakia. In Kremnica mines nearby you will find a place considered to be the geographical centre of Europe.

Itinerary:

Our Guide will meet you at your hotel in Kremnica or any other place.

After the historical centre of Kremnica Town you will go to visit the Museum of Coins and Medals where are presented all historical coins and medails from the begining of minting in Slovakia:

Museum of Coins na Medals:

precious and rare coins and medals from the production of the Mint Kremnica operating at longest in Europe (since 1328 up to the present time),  unique exhibits related to the history of money on the territory of Slovakia, more than thousand years of mining history in Kremnica 

Then you will go to vistit the Castle of Kremnica.

When you fisnish with the castle we will go for lunch to the local restaurant where you can choose from different kind of dishes from slovak and french cuisine.

You will continue tour by visiting Mint in Kremnica.

The Mint of Mincovňa Kremnica was established in 1328, and for nearly seven centuries it has continuously been producing mint articles that rank, in many terms, among the world's top products. The seven centuries long experience in minting creates capacity to produce a wide variety of extraordinarily high-quality products, and thus satisfy hundreds of customers every year.

Kremnica Mint is one of only few mints whose production focus extends beyond coins and medals. Our high-standard technological plant, combined with the talents of our people, make us capable of manufacturing high-quality plaques, tokens, badges, pendants, tie pins, stamps, labels, awards, Mayor's chains, orders and many other articles. 

Then we will follow by undergroun tour of mining museum.

We would like to invite youto visit our mining museum which is located in Andrej Adit Kremnica. This adit is also called ” The Centuries crossing”. In a 60 minutes long adventure walk you will travel through time - with help of exhibits from the 17th to the 20th century. You will learn about the history of gold and silver mining in the old mining town, which produced the majority of gold in Europe in the 14th and 15th century. Visit us and you will never forget travelling through the time and that more than 60 metres underground wearing mining helmets with lights.

ANDREJ ADIT EXPOSITION

Andrej Adit is accessible in length of 660 meters. In this exposition we have tried to show the work of miners in their original environment which this relatively new adit permits. Currently, we are also presenting activity of miners from the 17th up to 20 century. Installed equipments are different machines and tools being used at the workplaces. The ambient atmosphere of underground allows visitors to learn about the working conditions of miners in the previous centuries.

Price Includes:

English speaking guide

Entry fees

Lunch and beers or drinks

Price does not include:

Lunch

Drinks

Personal expenses

Tips

Minimum person of group is 6 people.

The Sightseeing of Kremnica we can organize also from the Bratislava and other cities. Also for different numbers of the groups.  Prices might be different. Please do not hesitate to contact us. 

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