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 Hallein
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: Open daily from March to December
Altaussee salt worlds: Open daily from April to October, guided evening tours every Wednesday from 7 am all year.
Hallein salt worlds: Open all year
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