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Berchtesgaden Salt Mines

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Address: Bergwerkstrasse 83, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8652 60020
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We did it our own. Very easy. Catch bus 840 from Salzburg HFB. Bought Tageskarte day ticket from the bus driver ..euro 10 per person. Got down at Salzburgwerk.(be attentive in... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did it our own. Very easy. Catch bus 840 from Salzburg HFB. Bought Tageskarte day ticket from the bus driver ..euro 10 per person. Got down at Salzburgwerk.(be attentive in the bus and get down at this stop). You need to cross the road (through underground tunnel). Please carry your headphone which you can connect with the audio phone... More 

Thank Kirit D
Surfside, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

That's the first thing I thought when it came our turn to go down the first of two wooden slides. No, didn't happen. I'm glad I took the tour because I almost backed out. The place looked too Disney-esque for me. If it's a rainy day like when we went....take the tour. It's informative and a great value. You start... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is quite a lot packed in a very reasonably priced tour. You are first taken by a mine train into the mines and you are given mine overalls to wear giving you the entire feel. Audio recordings and awesome 3d graphics give great insights into the salt mines. There are slides to take you down and also a boat... More 

Thank Sanjeev2210
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The salt mines were beautiful to see and with the explanation of the guide it was even better. Lots of fun and jokes! But a lot of information which keeps it balanced😊

Thank Ruben M
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After taking the train, your journey begins by sliding down a wooden rail. Tour begins with a guide and audio phone in several languages. A film presentation tells about the Salt Mine, which is in operation for 500 years. Touring talks about the Salt Lab, Mining Process, Machinery, Air Shafts, Equipment, Geologists, and Pumping Methods to extract the salt, which... More 

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here many years ago as a child and had found memories of it. Well it was even more fun now. The wood slide is so fun and the tour so informative. You travel into the mines on a train, a boat and the famous slide. When given the opportunity to dip your finger into the salty water to... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely worth doing if you're in the area, especially if you have kids. They'd love it. The tour was just the right length and very interesting with plenty of exciting bits too. The highlight was the underground river boat ride and the 2 slides. There is a nice gift shop where they sell all their products such as... More 

Thank Balsam E
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent wonderful and fun time at salt mines. Kids really enjoyed it. Go there and have fun. he only minus was that audio guides had some problems.

Thank janpo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. I was bit apprehensive bringing young children into the salt mines but this place was very accommodating and very family friendly, they were also very knowledgeable. Definitely would recommend this for families with children of all ages. Except infants, because they're slides, otherwise great for all ages.

Thank Chris R
San Jose, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best tour I have done. The entire experience was blended with excitement and education. I felt the tour was well planned and good for different ages. Highly recommend and a must do if around Salzburg!

Thank F6336MZelainec

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