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Salzwelten, Hallstatt

Learn about the history and the importance of the world's oldest seasoning at Salzwelten. Take a guided tour through the largest active salt mine in Austria. Embark on a mysterious journey through earth's history. Walk through endless tunnels along the shimmering walls of colored rock salt. Stop at the Chamber of Inner Light and the Chapel of St. Barbara. You can slide down into the heart of the mountain on two miners' slides directly to the underground salt lake. Experience the widely used mineral with all your senses. Remember to wear sturdy shoes and dress warmly. Put Salzwelten into our Hallstatt itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hallstatt.
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  • This was a great opportunity to take the funicular to great views over Hallstatt. We caught the last tour but just barely so we had to literally run UP all the way to where the tour starts. 15 min at ...  more »
  • Omg, if you go to Hallstatt you have to go up in the cable car! Absolutely amazing views from the mountain top, and you can visit the ancient salt mines if you wish whilst up there (we didn't so canno...  more »
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