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  1. Austria
  2. Salzburg (State)
  3. Salzburg
  4. Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden

Salzkammergut: Salt Mine, Lakes, and Mountain Tour

Product ID: 197629
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Explore the surroundings of Salzburg by visiting the Salt Mine and the lakes and mountains in the beautiful Salzkammergut region.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take an adventurous ride into the Bavarian Alps
  • Visit the Salt Mine Berchtesgaden
  • Discover the romantic Lake District Salzkammergut
Full description
Take a breathtaking ride from the city of Salzburg into the Bavarian Alps along the Kings Lake-Ache up to the Obersalzberg, where the second headquarters of Third Reich used to be. Afterward, continue to the highlight of the tour, which is the 500-year-old Berchtesgaden salt mine. Slip into traditional miners’ clothes and take the miners’ train deep into the mountain. Experience the fascinating underground world of the salt-miners and discover the charm of the magnificently illuminated subterranean landscape. Take the slides down to the salt lake, which you will cross by boat.

After this unique tour, explore the little picturesque town of Berchtesgaden and taste some Bavarian specialties. Leave Salzburg once more and pass by Lake Fuschl and Castle Fuschl. Explore the little town of St. Gilgen, where Mozart's mother was born. In the summer (May 1st to October 26th) enjoy a 45-minute boat ride to St. Wolfgang. During winter, take a coffee break at one of the traditional Austrian coffee houses. 

At St. Wolfgang, your guide will show you the famous pilgrimage church with its carved gothic winged altar by Michael Pacher. There will be some time to explore the picturesque town or have a coffee break on the terrace of the famous White Horse Inn (Weisses Rössl) at your own expense. Continue your journey along the Krottensee with castle Hüttenstein and drive along Lake Mondsee before returning to Salzburg.
Includes
  • Multilingual driver guide
  • Entrance fee to the Salt Mine
  • From May 1st to October 26th: Wolfgangsee boat tour
  • From 27th October to April 30th: a cup of coffee and a slice of cake
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Panorama Tours Bus Terminal, on the corner of Mirabellplatz and Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1, 5020 Salzburg.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• You must bring a valid passport or identity card in case of border control
• Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible because the Salt Mine is not wheelchair accessible
• The visit to the church is only possible if there is not an event in the church
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 23 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Salzburg Panorama Tours GmbH

Product ID: 197629