Show Salt Mines In Austria
Explore The History Of The Salzkammergut Region During Your Holidays In Styria
The precious mineral gave the entire region in Austria its name. Explore the Salt Worlds Altaussee and Hallstatt – fascinating show salt mines in Austria – during your holidays in Styria.
It is hard to believe that salt – the “white gold” of days long gone – was traded to the lands far beyond the Alps for unimaginable treasures once. Today salt is a commonplace spice, yet without it, our meals would be bland and dull. A good reason to explore the history of salt mining during your holidays in Altaussee – at the show salt mines in Austria.
Salt Mines Austria: Altaussee
The largest still operative salt mine in Austria is in Altaussee. Explore the St. Barbara Chapel and the subterranean salt lake during your tour through the fascinating show salt mine. A wooden mining slide takes you deep into the bowels of the earth to the magic world of salt.
Salt Mines Austria: Hallstatt
Set out in a journey through time and explore the prehistoric origins of salt mining in the Ausseerland region. Learn more about the “Man in the Salt” and the painful craft of salt mining of the olden days.
Find out more about an ancient craft at the salt mines in Austria – in Altaussee, Hallstatt or even during a day trip to Hallein. Salt was the source of the wealth and the fame of the entire region in Austria – important enough that there was a Salt Chamber at the Imperial court in Vienna during the time of the Austrian monarchy.
The perfect starting point to the fascinating show salt mines in Austria is your four star superior Hotel Seevilla at Lake Altaussee. Relax at a special soothing salt beauty treatment at the “Beauty Refugium” after an exciting trip to the Salt Worlds Altaussee and Hallstatt. Has your appetite for holidays in Austria been piqued? Send a non-committal enquiry to your Hotel Seevilla today.