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  • Location: Salzburg, Austria
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Journey through the Bavarian Alps, via the Alpenstrasse, along the King's Lake River to the Obersalzberg. Here, the highlight of your tour awaits as you tour the 450-year-old salt mines. Wearing traditional miners' clothes, you enter the mines and hear historic as well as legendary tales of the fascinating underground world.


  • Drive through the Bavarian Alps to Obersalzberg
  • Guided tour of 450-year-old salt mines
  • Descend to the mine's grottos and experience a raft sail on the salt lake
  • Visit the village of Berchtesgaden
  • Entrance fees to the Mines included

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Bavarian Mountains and Salt-Mines Tour from Salzburg

Bavarian Mountains from Salzburg

Using the same slides as hundreds of miners before, you descend to the grottos, the magical world beneath the surface of the earth. You end your adventure with a raft sail on the salt lake and a special train trip.

The tour will both amaze and educate you into this underground world, great fun for all ages! Afterwards there will be a short visit to the town of Berchtesgaden before returning to Salzburg.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Very good day out with added extras of Salzburg explained en route to the saltmine by Walter the driver. Great service and very enjoyable trip. Fun and interesting in equal shares. Good vfm.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Great tour! Close pick up from hotel, comfortable van, knowledgeable guide. The mountains are beautiful. Short stop to see a view of the Eagle's Nest on the way to Berchtesgaden. Salt mine tour was exceptional. Loved the train ride and miner's slide.

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