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“ Its worth its Salt

A visit to Hallstatt isn’t “worth its salt” without a trip in the cable car up to the still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet G
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Sydney, Australia
Interesting

It's a salt mine - pretty cool I guess. I was more interested in the hot tour guide, but hey... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
alexneill
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Visitors of the Salt mine Altaussee will entry to the largest active salt mine in Austria. Two slides will take you down into the heart of the mountain at Altaussee on two miners’ slides directly to the subterranean salt lake. With its unique sound...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Lichtersberg 25, Altaussee 8992, Austria
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+43 6132 2002400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Hallstatt isn’t “worth its salt” without a trip in the cable car up to the still operational salt mine SALZWELTEN. The UNESCO listed view from the platform at the top is a photographers dream. Along the steep incline to the mine (...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It's a salt mine - pretty cool I guess. I was more interested in the hot tour guide, but hey, that's just me.

Thank alexneill
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Somehow as husband and I are driving from Salzburg to Filzmoos, we end up here. Kind of the middle of nowhere, but oh boy is scenery beautiful One drives through the extraordinarily beautiful hamlet of Altausee and keeps driving straight, then taking a sharp left,...More

Thank Claraclaude
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I had no idea that they have been mining salt here since 70bc. That's a long time. Tour was a bit of an adventure with slides and all, guide was good.

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Fascinating educational experience with an in depth tour of the salt mine and the tunnels. However at €16 each this is an expensive trip and certainly won't be for everyone

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

After hearing some-one else say, no, I'm not going there, I only use sea salt, we went there anyhow to learn the tale of the origins of the salt-mines in the ancient mountains of Austria. Graphic explanations, multimedia shows, miners slides and gaining a real...More

Thank Ozlilly
Reviewed 29 January 2017

As we already visited the Salt mine in Hallstatt and Hallein some years ago, we were very happy to see that this mine offers tours once a week, every Wednesday, even in the winter. We wanted to buy tickets online, but unfortunately their web site...More

Thank Kenese
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were contemplating between which one to visit, this or Hallstatt. We decided to go to this one instead yesterday as it is less expensive & seems less touristy. We drove there from Ebensee using Google map & it took about an hour through a...More

Thank Rhea T
Reviewed 5 September 2016

complete surprise on my road trip. made me value the work of the miners and for sure their courrage to help the world to safe paintings, statues, books and coins during the WW2

Thank EvaCZ001
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Like a previous reviewer, I was on the last tour of the day, and the guide had not been told that I was an English speaker. Asking at the desk if the tours were bilingual, I was told yes, and so did not receive an...More

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