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Salzburg Super Saver: Austrian Lakes, Mountains and Salt Mines. star-4.5. 73. See the best of Austria with this Salzburg Super Saver, combining two top-selling tours at a discounted price. Led by an expert guide, travel underground to salt mines dating back 450 years and pay a visit to the charming Bavarian town of Berchtesgaden.
- Salzwelten Hallstatt, Salzbergstrasse 21, Hallstatt, 4830
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Learn all about the life and work of salt miners! Mascot Salzi accompanies you throughout the tours of Berchtesgaden salt mine, an exciting journey back in time to a fascinating world of salt hidden deep within the mountain.
White gold has been mined at the Berchtesgaden salt mine without interruption since 1517. Since 2007, it has offered innovative visitor experiences unlike any other mine in the world! Visitors are taken on an adventurous guided tour into the very depths of the Salzberg mountain. Before entering the mine, you will be outfitted in functional overalls for good reason, since the temperatures inside the mine are a constant +12° C.
During the tour, which lasts about one hour, the train covers a distance of some 1400 meters. The main attractions of the salt mine include
On a total area of 6,000 m², you will encounter impressive multimedia installations. An unforgettable adventure for big and small!
Above ground, too, the Berchtesgaden salt mine promises intriguing experiences for explorers and interested visitors. Beginning at the salt mine itself, a saltwater pipeline leads down a 150-meter tunnel to the town center of Berchtesgaden. Where many other attractions await!
- Bergwerkstraße 83, Berchtesgaden, 83471
- 08652 60020
Salzburg: Berchtesgaden Salt Mines and Underground Boat Ride. 4.3. 175 reviews. From $68.39 per person. Book now. A thrilling adventure-tour for young and old. A chance to experience the salt-mines and a remarkable subterranean lake. Follow in the miners' footsteps searching for the "white gold," as the highly valued rock salt used to be called.
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This is a region full of history, especially around the darkly sparkling Lake Hallstatt, nestled in a high valley some 300 m (984 ft) above sea level. Here, on the famous Salzberg, one finds the world’s oldest salt mine. The Salzberg Valley offers visitors an astounding 7,000 years of cultural history. Bergkern Salt.
According to Rick Steves' 2007 Germany & Austria book, there's a salt mine 9 miles above Salzburg above the town of Hallein ( www.salzwelten.at ). You can get a "Salz Erlebnis" ticket at the Salzburg train station that covers admission, train, & shuttle bus tickets (round trip for 21 euros). Steves' says this one is better than Hallstatt.
Bavarian Mountains and Salt-Mines Tour from Salzburg cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Bavarian Mountains and Salt-Mines Tour from Salzburg on Tripadvisor
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How to find us: Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke AG. Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden. Bergwerkstraße 83. D-83471 Berchtesgaden. +49 (0)8652/6002-0. Route planner.
A thrilling underground adventure awaits in a large salt mine outside of Salzburg. Dressed in a miner's protective clothing, descend into a mysterious world on an electric train and a wooden slide just like a miner. Learn about salt mining traditions and techniques, then hop on a raft to cruise a lake inside the cave system.
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