Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Austria  /  Upper Austria  /  Hallstatt  /  Salzwelten Hallstatt

Salzwelten Hallstatt, Hallstatt

#1 of 390 in Things to do in Upper Austria
Mine · Tourist Spot
Learn about the history and the importance of the world's oldest seasoning at Salzwelten Hallstatt. 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 Hallstatt into our Hallstatt itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hallstatt.
Create an itinerary including Salzwelten Hallstatt

Salzwelten Hallstatt reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
1,557 reviews
  • It was a very interesting guided tour in the oldest salt mine of the world. Everybody has to wear a protective clothing which is given 10-15 minutes before the tour starts. There were so many great...  more »
  • Tour was given in German, with very little explanation in English. Overall boring, with the highlight being going down slides. Skip this, save your money and spend your time outdoors with the...  more »
  • My boyfriend and I decided to walk from town up to the salt mine on a whim. I had no idea there would be slides inside. SO MUCH FUN! I absolutely loved it. Great experience.
  • The mine visit is not so enjoying and the tour organization is pretty bad, the waiting times might sumarize almout 1 hour. The view from the mine towards the town Hallstatt and the lake with the same name is quite nice.

Plan your trip to Hallstatt

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.