A group visit to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall

Family in front of the Hauptbrunn building of the old salt works
A group visit to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall

Whether it's a team event, an organised travel group or a club outing: The Alte Saline Bad Reichenhall is a first-class destination for groups. Are you currently facing the challenge of organising a trip? We have compiled the most important information for you to plan your visit. This way, your experience at the Old Salt Works is sure to be incomparable and stress-free.

Opening hours

A company outing at Christmas time or a school trip at the end of the year? The Old Salt Works at Bad Reichenhall is open all year round. At a constant 12 °C, you are independent of the current weather and can plan your group excursion quite relaxed in advance.

Important: The Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall can only be booked as part of a guided tour. Ideally, you should book your desired tour well in advance.

 

1April till 5 November 


daily 9 AM to 5 PM*

*Start of the last guided tour

 

6November till 31 March 


daily 11:00 AM to 3 PM*

*Start of the last guided tour

1.January / Good Friday / Whit Monday /
1 November / 24 - 25 and 31 December

closed

Entrance fees Old Salt Works

Prices for groups

For groups of 20 or more, we offer a reduced admission price per person.

Tip: you also receive one free ticket for every 25 paying persons.

Book tickets

Group (from a group size of 20 people)

Adults

12.50 €

Child

4 up to and including 18 years, e.g. groups of children or school classes

6.50 €

Exclusive guided tour for your group (up to 40 people)

during opening hours

only on request, price per group

500.00 €

outside opening hours

only on request, price per group

690.00 €

Individuals and families (under 20 persons)

Please buy single tickets

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Arrival

Whether by coach, private car or public transport: The Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is easy to reach by any means of transport. From Munich you can reach us in 130 km, from Salzburg in 23 km and Berchtesgaden is only 18 km away from the Alte Saline.

Alte Saline Bad Reichenhall
Alte Saline 9
83435 Bad Reichenhall
Germany

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The nearest coach park is at the “Festplatz” (fairground) in Bad Reichenhall.From there it is about a 30-minute walk to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall.You are welcome to stop in the Salinenstraße street at the “Beamtenstock” building to let your guests off.From there it is only about a 2 minute walk to us.

You can find more information here.

Guests arriving by private car will be guided to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall by the existing road signs (signs saying “Kulturzentrum Alte Saline”).

There is a limited number of paid parking spaces directly on the grounds of the Alte Saline / Old Salt Works (Südhof / South Court and Nordhof / North Court). Nevertheless, please allow sufficient time for finding a parking space. 

Please enter the following address into your navigation system:

Alte Saline
Alte Saline 9
83435 Bad Reichenhall
Phone: +49 (0)8651/7002-6146
Fax:+49 (0)8651/7002-6196

Arrival by train

Bad Reichenhall's main railway station is only about 1.6 km away from the Old Salt Works.From there you can easily reach the Old Salt Works in about 20 minutes walking time.
Alternatively, you can use the Kirchberg train station. From there it is only a 5-minute walk to the Old Salt Works.
You can find information about train connections on the website of Deutsche Bahn (German railways).

Arrival by bus

The two scheduled buses 1 (Bayer.Gmain-Marzoll-Schwarzbach) and 2 (Piding-Karlstein-Thumsee) and the Citybus 4 (Mayerhof-Rupertus Therme) will take you on a comfortable ride to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall.
Please get off at the town hall square (Rathausplatz).From there it is only a 2 minute walk to us.

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Onward journey to the Berchtesgaden salt mine

Would you like to visit the Berchtesgaden Salt Mine directly after your visit to the Old Salt Works? The best way to get there is to take the regional bus line 841 from Bad Reichenhall Tiroler Tor to ZOB/ Berchtesgaden Hbf and change there to the regional bus line 840 (direction Salzburg) to the stop called “Salzbergwerk” (salt mine).

Whether by coach, private car or public transport: The Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is easy to reach by any means of transport. From Munich you can reach us in 130 km, from Salzburg in 23 km and Berchtesgaden is only 18 km away from the Alte Saline.

Alte Saline Bad Reichenhall
Alte Saline 9
83435 Bad Reichenhall
Germany

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Your exclusive tour through the Berchtesgaden Salt Mine

We are happy to offer you an exclusive tour for your group on request. In this case, you and your group are among yourselves and no other guests take part in the tour. Exclusive tours are only possible by arrangement.For an enquiry, please use our contact form.

Request an exclusive guided tour

Useful info for groups

Are you visiting us for the first time? With our tips, you can look forward to a relaxed group excursion to the Alte Saline Bad Reichenhall without much preparation.

Huge water wheels in the old salt works Bad Reichenhall
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Frequently asked questions from our guests

Your question still has not been answered? Here you will find an overview of all the frequently asked questions and answers.

All questions

If the group consists of at least 20 people, there are discounts for the visit to the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall. Here you will find our current prices for groups

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.

The footpath through the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is about 400 metres long and easy to manage for people of average physical fitness. Please note, however, that you will have to climb approx. 270 steps on the guided tour of the historic salt springs.

To ensure maximum safety, we ask you to consider the following points:

  • Due to the risk of tripping, photography and filming are not permitted during the tour.
  • Please do not bring hats, sticks, backpacks, back carriers or other bulky items.You can lock smaller backpacks in our lockers during the tour.
  • Prams cannot be taken underground.There is no possibility to park prams in the Old Salt Works.
  • The path may be wet and slippery.Use handrails and be careful not to trip.

Your booked appointment at the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is binding. If you arrive late or miss your tour, unfortunately your reservation will also be forfeited. Furthermore, a cancellation fee, as noted on your reservation confirmation, will apply. Therefore, please make sure you are there a few minutes before the tour starts.

The Bad Reichenhall Old Salt Works is located in the centre of Bad Reichenhall and is close to several nearby cafés and restaurants.In the middle of the historic salt works area is the Salín restaurant, ideal for grabbing a bite before or after your visit to the Old Salt Works.

The nearest coach parking area near the Alte Saline is at the Festplatz in Bad Reichenhall. If you let your guests off at the “Salinenstock” at the “Beamtenstock”, it is only a two-minute walk to the entrance of the Bad Reichenhall Old Salt Works.

Your question still has not been answered? Here you will find an overview of all the frequently asked questions and answers.

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Tips for a visit

Are you planning your group excursion to the Old Salt Works?Here's what you should look out for to make your visit relaxed and memorable.

Book online

To avoid unnecessary waiting time, we recommend that you reserve your group tickets online.

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Clothes and footwear

The temperature underground is around +12 °C and the path can sometimes be slippery and wet. So please remember to wear warm clothes and sturdy shoes.

Backpacks and bulky items

Please leave backpacks, umbrellas, hats or other bulky items in the bus or car. For safety reasons, these are not allowed on the path through the Old Salt Works. You are also welcome to use our lockers for this purpose.

Meeting place and timing

Meeting point for a group tour is at the ticket office of the Old Salt Works. Please be there a few minutes early so that your tour can start on time.

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Are you a host or tour operator and would like to book tickets with us on a regular basis?

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No photos please
No dogs please
Not suitable for prams
Not barrier-free
what tour operators and organisers say

In the Old Salt Works, guests can experience the history of Bad Reichenhall up close. The possibility of online ticket booking for both the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall and the combined ticket for the Salt Mine Berchtesgaden is an additional service for our house guests and is very popular. It is always nice to see the enthusiasm with which the guests from the Old Saltworks / Salt Mine come back to the hotel.

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The Old Saltworks Bad Reichenhall is the oldest existing inland saltworks in Europe. Salt has been demonstrably extracted here since 696.

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With a pleasant 12 degrees Celsius underground, the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall is the ideal destination for cooling off on hot days.

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The gigantic water wheels in the machine hall have been turning since 1850 – without interruption. Fascinating, isn't it?

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