Evening tours of the Salzwelten Salt Mines

Date: Apr. 1 - Nov. 1, 2023
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Location:  Altaussee salt mine, Lichtersberg 25, 8992 Altaussee
An adventurous evening tour for the whole family. Discover old miners' tunnels and underground lakes. A varied evening experience on your holiday!

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An evening in the salt mine

Deep inside the Altausee salt mine, in the Styrian Salzkammergut, is a world waiting to be explored. A world that reflects the diversity of the events surrounding salt, its history and its importance in a fascinating way.

Every Wednesday, from January to October at 5 p.m., you have the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of Austria's largest active salt mining site during an evening guided tour in numerous languages. Embark on a mysterious journey through Earth's history. Through imaginative and dramatic presentations and exciting information, during the course of the time travel, you will not only learn but experience with all your senses.

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Don’t forget to register!

It is important to register for the shuttle bus up to 14:00 hrs. Wednesday afternoon. This can be done at the Salzwelten salt mines or at the Hallstatt Tourist Information Office. Your hosts will be happy to help further. And away you go: A family experience whatever time of year and is especially recommended during the winter months is. As the miners’ saying goes “Glück Auf!”

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Your accommodation for this event

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.