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Bavarian Salt Mine Tour and Berchtesgaden

Bavarian Salt Mine Tour and Berchtesgaden

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On this 3-hour tour, learn a little bit about Bavaria's Berchtesgaden with a visit to the town's 500-year-old salt mine on Obersalzberg, including a boat ride across an underground lake. At the end of the trip, taste some traditional Bavarian delicacies.

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English, German


  • Visit Berchtesgaden's Salt Mine
  • Ride a boat across a mysterious underground salt lake
  • Taste some traditional Bavarian specialties
Full description
Learn what it's like to live in the Bavarian Alps. Travel along the Königseeache River onto the Obersalzberg, where the leaders of the Third Reich once had their residence. The highlight of this tour is a visit to a 500-year-old salt mine, where you'll first slip into original protective gear before entering. Once inside, you'll learn about exciting, informative, and legendary facts to do with this enchanting, underground world. Use the slides that miners once used to delve deeper into the mine and see what secrets it still hides. A raft trip along the mystical underground salt lake and a trip on the mine railway cap off the informative trip. Before returning to Salzburg, you'll have enough time to discover the Berchtesgaden area more and you could even try one of Bavaria's many specialty food items.
  • Multilingual driver/guide
  • Entry to the Salt Mine
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Meeting point

    Panorama Bus Terminal at Mirabell Platz, at the corner of Hubert Sattler Gasse 1, Salzburg

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    • In case of border controls, please make sure you carry a valid passport or
    • identity card
    • Please note that this tour is unfortunately not wheelchair-accessible
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 37 reviews

    Review summary

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    The excursion with a modern coach is highly recommended. The guide Johannes had given us some interesting information on the way to Berchtesgaden. We also found the opportunity to walk briefly through Berchtesgaden after the visit to be very pleasant. The highlight was of course the tour of the mine. As Germans we received a live commentary, foreigners received an audio guide for various languages. The tour began and ended with a short mine train ride. We were allowed to slide a few meters twice (please smile friendly, because you will be photographed) (you can also walk down) and then covered the path in the salt mine on foot, which was not difficult at all. What I didn't like was that you weren't allowed to take photos.

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    December 29, 2019

    It was a good tour which included a short stop at Berchtesgaden for a coffee break, in addition to the Salt Mine tour which was interesting (but the English audio guide was rather minimal in terms of explanation). The guide had a good sense of humour and kept us entertained. But the price was a little steep for half a day.

    December 17, 2019


    The tour was amazing, the guide was very gentle. We ask for food in a restaurant that he suggested us, but the waiter was too slow and we almost lost de bus, but he waited for us to eat what we ordered, and I think it was very kind of his part. Despite of it, the mines were wonderful and funny. We loved it!

    January 5, 2019

    Product ID: 16226