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Berchtesgaden Salt Mine Tour: From Salzburg

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Book this adventurous trip into the Bavarian Alps to the Salt Mine Berchtesgaden from Salzburg!

Highlights

  • This unique tour of the Salt Mine Berchtesgaden lets you learn about the vital element of salt.

  • Experience it with all senses on this guided expedition through the mountains.

  • Salt mining in Berchtesgaden goes as far back as the 12th century!

  • Gasp at the impressive Salt Cathedral dedicated to Emperor Franz Josef I.

  • Take the wooden slide 34 meters down the Stone Salt Grotto.

  • Float peacefully across Mirror Lake on a raft and find out how this lake got its name.

  • This tour is available to book in English and German.

Inclusions

  • Expert tour guide

  • Admission fee

  • Fuel surcharge

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

  • Gratuities

  • Food & drinks

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Heinzig Matthias

Heinzig

5/5

Aug, 2023

The uncomplicated nature of the tour guide and the bus driver, made the experience even more enjoyable. Also, the information provided was very comprehensive and historically interesting. Gladly again a tour :)
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Mahboube P

Mahboube

4/5

May, 2024

This 4-hour salt mine tour lets you explore the 500-year-old salt mine in Berchtesgaden. Travel to the world underground and learn exciting and informative facts about the salt mine. En-route, you'll pass by the Alpenstraße, along the Königsseeache, and up to the Obersalzberg. When you reach the salt mine, you'll throw on your protective clothing and take the mine railway 650 meters into the mountain. Notice the impressive Salt Cathedral first, dedicated to Emperor Franz Josef I. The wooden slide transports you 34 meters down to the Stone Salt Grotto, named after King Ludwig II. Your tour includes a ride across Mirror Lake on a raft. While on this ride, you'll learn why this lake was given its name. Before your return to Salzburg, you have some time to explore the picturesque town of Berchtesgaden at your own leisure.

COVID Safety Information

  • All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.

  • Guests may/may not be subject to temperature checks beforehand.

  • All guests are recommended to bring along face masks for safety.

  • It is recommended to maintain social distancing with other guests (2 meters apart).

  • Regularly sanitize your hands. Sanitizers are available upon request.

Ticket Information

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • English-Guided Tour

  • German-Guided Tour

Important Information

  • Hotel transfers are not included in the ticket. Arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled time of departure.

  • Infants up to 4 years are not entitled to their own seat.

  • This tour may be operated in combination with tour 3A / Salt mines tour.

  • In case of border controls, please make sure you carry a valid passport!

  • This tour is stroller/pram accessible.

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Discounted Tickets

Infants aged 3 and below go free. Children aged 4-12 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID to your guide.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at the Panorama Tours Departure Point.

  • Landmark: Andräkirche Salzburg (Catholic Church).

  • Address: 1 Hubert-Sattler-Gasse, 5020 Salzburg Salzburg, Austria.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point.

Getting There

  • The closest bus stop is Salzburg Mirabellplatz - Österreich, a 1-min walk to the departure point.

  • Buses 840 & 9535 and more will bring you here.

Validity

  • This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.
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