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Salz Welten, Hallstatt

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Historic Site
Learn about the history and the importance of the world's oldest seasoning at Salz Welten. Take a guided tour through the largest active salt mine in Austria. Embark on a mysterious journey through earth's history. Walk through endless tunnels along the shimmering walls of colored rock salt. Stop at the Chamber of Inner Light and the Chapel of St. Barbara. You can slide down into the heart of the mountain on two miners' slides directly to the underground salt lake. Experience the widely used mineral with all your senses. Remember to wear sturdy shoes and dress warmly. Plan to visit Salz Welten and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Hallstatt attractions using our Hallstatt trip itinerary maker.
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  • It is +7 underground so warm clothes could be useful. I had a t-shirt and a leather jacket and it was alright. Though it is fun, especially slides, I would say the tour could be a bit shorter, light s...  more »
  • This is a must and combines a variety of fun activities. To be better prepared, keep in mind that you will spend 90 minutes at +7 C, so warm socks will come handy. You will be moving most of the time,...  more »
  • If you don't have time to visit the ice cave and Five Fingers in Obertraun, then consider this attraction. The funicular is fun, and the views are amazing at the top. The mine tour takes way more time...  more »