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OPEN DAILY during the holidays, except 24th and 31st of December - CLOSED

Current Corona Safety Measures


Due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, effective immediately and until further notice, visitors to all Salzwelten locations are subject to statutory behavioral and hygiene regulations. In this regard, we have taken this opportunity to provide answers to some of your most important questions. (Subject to change).

What safety regulations must we comply with while we visit the salt mines? 

  • Wear a FFP-2 mask
  • Keep distance
  • Disinfect your hands

Do I have to wear a FFP-2 mask during the entire visit? 
The mask requirement applies to all indoor areas of all Salzwelten location.

Who has to wear a face mask?
All guests ages six and up must wear a face mask.

Where can I disinfect my hands? 
Disinfectant dispensers have been installed in the entrance area of all locations for the use of our visitors.

Family adventure in the world’s oldest salt mine

Gently, the wind caresses your face. The lake glistens far below you. Like the colorful pearls of an exquisite necklace, the houses along the shoreline stand side by side. You feel the breadth of the valley, squint into the sun and enjoy the warmth. A welcome blessing, indeed, after an expedition involving miners’ slides and subterranean salt lakes amid the cool depths of the mountain. An ancient-yet-modern world, hidden within tunnels and passageways. Realizing that you are walking along the same paths trodden by prehistoric miners some 7000 years ago, and that people once lived here for whom an entire age of human history was named. Things you might never have guessed …


Easy arrival:
The funicular to the salt mine is located right in the village Hallstatt. Our map here provides a description of how to travel here quickly and conveniently.

Parking area: 
Salzwelten Hallstatt does not offer visitor parking spaces. Please allow plenty of time to find a parking space when you arrive in Hallstatt (1 hour to find parking during our peak season). Due to the large influx of guests it can lead to time delays. We recommend arriving by public transport. 

  • Salzwelten Hallstatt
    Salzbergstraße 21
    4830 Hallstatt | Österreich

The team of Hallstatt salt mine is always more than happy to answer your questions.

Salzwelten Destination Guide & Audio Guide

Hier können Sie sich Ihren Audioguide für die Salzwelten herunterladen. Es sind die Standorte Hallein, Hallstatt und Altaussee auf dieser App zusammengefasst.

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