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 vsalt used to be called.
What to Expect
The tour will take you from Salzburg straight to the entrance of the salt mines. There, you will receive overalls to protect your clothing before climbing aboard the mine railway and traveling down into the shafts.
An expert guide will lead you through the maze of branching tunnels and explain the fascinating history of Alpine salt-mining. The adventure continues with a slide, taking you yet deeper into the ground – an exciting experience for young and old! Finally, right at the bottom of the mine, climb aboard a raft to journey across the extraordinary underground salt lake.
Totally unmissable, this breathtaking mine tour will then lead you back under the mountain to Salzburg.
- Entry to the salt mine
Mirabellplatz 2 (next to the Mirabell Gardens and the University Mozarteum), Salzburg 5020
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Know Before You Go
• From 1st April 2017 the tour is only available in English and German