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Salzwelten, Hallstatt

Learn about the history and the importance of the world's oldest seasoning at Salzwelten. 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. Put Salzwelten into our Hallstatt itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hallstatt.
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  • If you have a few hours to spare in Hallstatt, taking a tour of the salt mine is a must! A steep funicular takes you up to the prep building where you will don special coveralls and meet your guide...  more »
  • Your Hallstatt visit would be incomplete without a visit to the salt mines. Though it is a little pricey, it's worth the visit so as to complete your full understanding and appreciation of Hallstatt....  more »
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