Berchtesgaden Salt Mines, Berchtesgaden

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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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  • This was one of our destinations during a stay last summer in Austria and turned out to be one of the highlights. It is the actual location where Nazi war treasure was stored and later discovered as p...  more »
  • Wonderful, exciting visit for the whole family. With train ride into the mine and great slides. Guaranteed fun for all.
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  • The ride in the "salty underworld" was nice and informative. However, we and some more info would have expected. Here is clearly expressed, that tourists "are channelled through". Probably it was just the "leading" miner. All in all still ok.
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