mines & caves

Bad Dürrnberg

The World of Salt in Hallein

14,92 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Salt from the Dürrnberg mine gave the city and region of Salzburg their names. Known as white gold, it enabled the ecclesiastical authorities to finance what is now known as the magnificent baroque Altstadt, or city center, of Salzburg.

Alte Saline Bad Reichenhall | Bad Reichenhall
Bad Reichenhall

Alte Saline Bad Reichenhall

15,3 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

The Old Salt Works under the picturesque Gruttenstein Castle are embedded in the historical heart of the town of Bad Reichenhall.
Berchtesgaden

Salt Mine Berchtesgaden

17,98 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Berchtesgaden Salt Mine has been in operation without interruption since 1517.
The World of the Ice Giants Werfen | Werfen
Werfen

The World of the Ice Giants Werfen

35,24 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

The largest ice-caves in the world.

St. Martin

Lamprecht cave

38,06 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Lamprecht’s Cave is one of Europe’s most extensive cave systems and the world’s largest multiple-entrance cave.
Mühlbach

museum & mine gallery Mühlbach

44,8 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Europe’s oldest copper mining site is located in Mühlbach, a village rich in tradition dating back over 5,000 years.
Hüttau

Historische Kupferzeche am Larzenbach

46,52 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Austria’s most beautiful copper-ore path and the brilliant colors of the minerals are highlights of this fascinating working world of the medieval miner.
Leogang

Show mine Leogang

49,83 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Leogang is one of Salzburg’s oldest mining sites.
Show mine Sunnpau | St. Veit
St. Veit

Show mine Sunnpau

51,1 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Experience 4000 years of coppermining-history in the exhibition-mine of “Sunnpau”
Hallstatt

Salzwelten Hallstatt

52,39 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

Hallstatt Salt Mine – On the Trail of the »Man in the Salt«
Neukirchen

Show mines Hochfeld

87,53 km from Salzburg Residence Palace

The historical copper mine is one of Austria’s largest and most original show mines. Approx. 1 hour walk past the Untersulzbach waterfall.