Hallstatt, Altaussee, Hallein: salt worlds in the Salzkammergut
The salt worlds in the Salzkammergut are considered particularly deserving of protection and once made the region rich. Home to the oldest salt mine in the world, Hallstatt was one of the most important settlements in Roman times due to natural salt deposits. Hallstatt salt world therefore looks back on a history of more than 3,000 years.
When visiting Hallstatt salt worlds, you take part in a journey through time and learn about the legendary “man in the salt”. The wonderful view of the lake village of Hallstatt, Hallstättersee and the natural salt mountains are further reasons for visiting Hallstatt salt worlds.
Salt worlds in Altaussee and Salzburg
Altaussee salt mine is still one of the largest active salt mining sites in the world. As at the Dürrnberg salt mine near Hallein, which was the first salt mine to open its doors to the public, you follow the impressive trails of salt – a decisive product for the wealth of the whole region.
Opening hours of the salt worlds in the Salzkammergut
Hallstatt salt worlds:
May 2021 to 26. September 2021 daily from 9:30 to 16:30
27. September 2021 to 30. December 2021 daily from 9:30 to 14:30
24.12. and 31.12. closed
thematic tour: Prehistoric expedition between July and August,
every Tuesday and Thursday from 13:00
Altaussee salt worlds:
June 2021 to 26. September 2021 daily from 9:00 to 16:00
guided evening tours every Wednesday from 5 am
additionally between July and August every Monday, Friday, Saturday
and Sunday from 15:00 Childern's tour with Sally
Salzburg salt worlds:
May to 1. November 2021 daily from 09:00 to 17:00
2. November 2021 to 9. January 2022 daily from 9:00 to 15:00
additionally between July and August every Tuesday and Saturday from 15.30
and on Sunday from 11.30 Childern's tour with Sally
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