Dürrnberg Salt mine
Dürrnberg Salt Mine Slide
Dürrnberg Salt Mine Lake
Dürrnberg Salt Mine Ship
Dürrnberg Salt Mine Colour Show
Salt Mine Wooden Slides
This tour takes you to one of the world’s oldest salt mines accessible for visitors at Dürrnberg mountain. The “white gold” mined there provided almost limitless riches for the prince archbishops manifested until present days in Salzburg’s baroque magnificence.
Entrance fees (EUR 21,00/adult, EUR 11,50/child (age 4 – 15 + diff. family tickets possible). Please note that children younger than 4 years are not admitted to enter the mines.
|01st January to 31st December|
|Tour Start||09:00 am|
Important Info a) Additional hours on request, when possible each extra hour cost Euro 90/-
b) Some of tours need to cross over the country border, in case of border control we recommend you to carry passport.
c) Please inform us in case you want to take baby with you, we will try to arrange a suitable baby seat.
This tour takes you to one of the world’s oldest salt mines accessible for visitors at Dürrnberg mountain. The “white gold” mined there played a crucial role in the history of Salzburg and far beyond. It provided almost limitless riches for the prince archbishops to fulfil their urbanistic dreams which are manifested until present days in Salzburg’s baroque magnificence.
Donning a traditional miner’s cloths, using a small miner’s train and sliding down smoothly polished wooden slides you will go down level by level and enter not only the mysteries of a world far inside the mountain. You will also travel back in time for ages. A miner will guide you vividly explaining about the history as well as telling exciting legendary tales like the one of the “Man in the Salt”. A highlight will be the raft trip across the subterranean salt lake.
With fun and excitement you will discover the history of the “white gold” hidden for millions of years.
After the salt mines we will cross the Austrian border to Bavaria (Germany). While driving on the “Alpenstraße” (Panoramic Road) through the countryside you can have wonderful views of the Bavarian Alps and Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus, 6017 ft). From there we take the way back through “Berchtesgadnerland” to Salzburg.