"Salt Mines at Hallstatt" Salt Mines Tip by wewetsel

Salt Mines, Salzburg: 20 reviews and 21 photos

The salt mines are a little hokey. It is interessting and provides a wonderful view from the entrance. As for the mines, there isn't much to see. Even after taking the cable car up you have a long hike to the mines. Elderly and the Handicap will have difficulty reaching the mines. Much of the path is up hill and gravel. The town of Hallstaat is gorgeous and worth visiting merely for the scenery. The salt mines aren't overly expensive and a nice thing to see while in this ancient village. Hall is celtic for Salt, so again Salt-town, Salt-city.

Address: End of town
Directions: From where the ferry drops off it is a long walk down through town to the end, and then you'll see the cable cars running up the mountain the cable car and then it's about a 15 min. hike up the mountain to the mines entrance

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 18, 2004
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