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This is what awaits you on your way through the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall.
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.
History up close: In 696, the Bad Reichenhall brine pans (also called salterns, evaporation ponds) were mentioned in writing for the first time.
An ideal destination in any weather: underground, it is a constant + 12 °C all year round in the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall.
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".
In the Bad Reichenhall Old Salt Works, the temperature below ground is a constant 12 degrees Celsius (53.6 F) all year round.
As it is only 12 degrees Celsius underground, we recommend appropriately warm clothing. Sturdy shoes are also a must, as the marble floor in the Old Salt Works can be wet and slippery.
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.