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Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall

in 83435 Bad Reichenhall, Bavaria (DE)

Welcome to the wonderful world of "White Gold". The Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall and the Berchtesgaden Salt Mine are two original and traditional destinations for excursions between Salzburg and Munich... the wonderful Berchtesgadener Land area, at the foot of majestic mountains. Here you will find out everything about the valuable salt of the Alps, about its origins and the obtaining of the brine.
The Old Salt Works under the picturesque Gruttenstein Castle are embedded in the historical heart of the town of Bad Reichenhall. They were built by King Ludwig I. in 1834 and at their time were an outstanding industrial plant, modern and representative. The historical equipment and the integrated Salt Museum are open to interested parties for walks around with a guide. A worthwhile destination for guests from all over the world who are interested in salt and brine, in engineering and history.

Location / Getting there:

From Munich Airport 1,5 hour A8 exit Bad Reichenhall
From Salzburg Airport 20 minutes driving
Railway station Bad Reichenhall 10 minutes to walk; 20 min driving from Berchtesgaden.

Local Events and cultural highlights:

The salt mine and the old salt works are two out-of-the-ordinary locations for your private or business events, company celebrations, presentations and receptions.

Dîner Sole - a culinary/cultural trip through the salt mines:
Experience an unforgettable evening underground. At the "Dîner Sole", you will find out everything to do with salt and brine in Berchtesgaden - in a historical and technical, cultural and culinary meaning. A multicolored mixture for all your senses. In the Berchtesgaden salt mine, concerts and theater performances regularly take place.


Sight, Nature
Regions: Berchtesgadener Land (Upper Bavaria), Upper Bavaria
Groups from 10 to 50 persons
Languages spoken: German, English
  • Suitable for coach groups
  • Suitable for pensioners

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