An option for your tour in Bavaria and Southern Germany

Salt Mine Berchtesgaden

Salt mining has a long tradition in Berchtesgaden. The wealth of the whole region (just think of Salzburg literally translated "Salt fortress" has it's origin in the white gold - for centuries salt was one of the few ways to preserve your food and without salt nobody can survive. An old 19th century Mine is now open to the public.

A great tour when you are travelling Bavaria.

traditional close of a salt miner in Berchtesgaden, Bad Reichenhall and Salzburg

foto: Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden / Bad Reichenhall