The Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall. 
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Tuesday till Sunday
11 AM to 3 PM

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This is what awaits you on your way through the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall.

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Huge water wheels in the old salt works Bad Reichenhall
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Only 20 km from each other
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Solebrunnen mit Kind in der Alten Saline
Historical salt springs

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Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall

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Salt production in Bad Reichenhall has been a tradition for many centuries. The "white gold" from the depths of the Alps has shaped the history, the economy and the lives of the people in the region.
Karl Theodor Pump underground

Fascinated by salt in the probably most beautiful salt works in the world

The Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall is one of Bavaria's most important industrial monuments - a place where the history, tradition and timeless importance of salt come alive. Immerse yourself in the impressive world of salt extraction and learn more about the historical and modern technology behind it.

Exterior view of the Old Saltworks Bad Reichenhall
Good reasons to visit us
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History up close: In 696, the Bad Reichenhall brine pans (also called salterns, evaporation ponds) were mentioned in writing for the first time.

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An ideal destination in any weather: underground, it is a constant + 12 °C all year round in the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall.

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Exceptional: As early as 1846, the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall was awarded the honorary title of "most beautiful salt works in the world".

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what our guests say

"I would never have thought that the history of salt could be so exciting. The guided tour of the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall was a real highlight for me and my friends. We booked online in advance and it worked flawlessly."

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Saltworks Chapel
Getting married in the Old Saltworks Bad Reichenhall
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In the Bad Reichenhall Old Salt Works, the temperature below ground is a constant 12 degrees Celsius (53.6 F) all year round.

No, due to the risk of tripping, filming and photography are unfortunately not permitted in the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall.

A visit to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is possible at any age. Persons under 13 years of age require an accompanying person. For further information, please refer to our Terms of sale, delivery and payment.

No, the path underground in the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall is not suitable for prams and backpack carriers. You are welcome to use a baby sling instead.

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