Berchtesgaden Salt Mines, Berchtesgaden

Delve 300 m (984 ft) beneath the Bavarian Alps at Berchtesgaden Salt Mines. Amazingly, this working salt mine has been constant use since 1517 and today employs almost 100 workers. Don a reflective suit and hop into specialized underground mine cars. At the end of the ride, you'll get to see the mine's subterranean Mirror Lake. Throughout, you can learn about the age-old industry of harvesting salt from the composite rock. You can eat afterward in a restaurant located in the former machinery building. Admission is only available via guided tour. By using our Berchtesgaden road trip planning site , you can arrange your visit to Berchtesgaden Salt Mines and other attractions in Berchtesgaden.
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  • August 18, 2017
    After donning a full body work uniform, we boarded the train into the depths of the salt mine. The favorite part for all of us (age 9 - 70) was the slide down. We wish we could have done it time after...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Went to the salt mine after visiting the Königsee. It lasted for around 1.5hr for the whole activity. No cameras allowed inside. You can slide twice for the wooden slide and it was fun! They got audio...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    You must recognize that it is a perfectly optimized event offered the visitors. But the whole thing is not really informative. Already the "laser show" posed the question at the beginning after the meaningfulness. Effects to the effects of sake. This also applies to the four flicks, which projected a larger cave space on the walls and have virtually no information content. It is rather a mixture of image - and Werbefilmchen. Irrelevant and rather boring. Our guide re-wound accordingly his program down. Probably also knowing that 80% of the guests listened to their foreign language audio guides. Perhaps because more was offered. Liked it my son, but mainly because the second slip games, one is taking during the tour. The online pre-sale is recommended, because you can thus save quite much time before checkout. And although all 15 minutes 50 persons are handled, some waiting time prior to departure must take into account.
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