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Take the panorama funicular railway up the mountain at Hallstatt to discover the mysterious attraction of this mystical area. The path leads to the tunnel mouth and into a unique underground world first dug by hand more than 3000 years ago: many...more
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Salzbergstrasse 21, Hallstatt 4830, Austria
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This tour is very interesting and fun. You need to put on a special outfit and then walk through the salt mine. In the middle of the walk we slipped on toboggans and returned by train. I loved it, but I would not recommend it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FlaviaC6
Reviewed 2 days ago

We chose to go on a rainy day, assuming the mine would be waterproof. Which it is, because, you know, it’s underground... But we hadn’t realised there’s a lot to see outside as well. Lucky we had rain coats. We took the furnicular to the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TheCrompies
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour. However, it is very strenuous! I assumed when you took the funicular up that you would be at the mine, but instead it was another 15 mins or so uphill to get there. We got in just ahead of a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank PurdueGirl84
Reviewed 2 days ago

Families with children - THIS is a must. It has everything HISTORY, SCIENCE, ADVENTURE and thrill of underground rides.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Akshay G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really good tour which we both thought was better than expected and very interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgable and information about the mine was communicated clearly in German and English. Audioguides were also available to download on your phone. The tour was also...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Rhianna J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is worth the expense. There is a lot of walking involved and would be difficult if you have a disability. It is chilly in the cave so a jacket would be nice. Unfortunately our tour included 30 school children that behaved very poorly....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RRH01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you ascend the mountain via foot or the cable cars you are treated to beautiful scenery. As you wander around there are interesting stops to help explain the history of the location. Even going down the world's oldest and still active salt mine you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank one9eighty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During a visit to Hallstatt town Salzwelten is a great option for a worth to have experience. Very well organized tour with a guide. It takes approx 1,5 hr but definitely not boring. It is quite cold inside (around 8°C) therfore you need to take...More

Date of experience: June 2019
3  Thank csancak
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are going to Hallstatt do not miss the salzwelten mine. This is a great experience to see the sky deck to have a view of wonderful hallstatt and also going inside the salt mine and the tour is worth the money spent, the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Tamilarasan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you emerge from the tunnel, take the P place to the right (there is parking in the city center, but it will be full). When you emerge from the parkplatz you can see signs for the funiculaire. The basic cost is 9 Euro to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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April 20, 2019|
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Response from nakagoli | Reviewed this property |
sorry, i was away ! if still alive question, here goes walk from top of funicular to mine entrance s about 15 mins and uphill. as regards claustrophobia? i suffer a bit from that, but first there is a walk along a... More
March 9, 2019|
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Response from Bernie O | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept Visa and Maste rcard
March 9, 2019|
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Response from nakagoli | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can pay by card. when are you travelling?