A guided tour through the the Old Salt Works and the town of Bad Reichenhall

Are you planning a group excursion to Bad Reichenhall? For an unforgettable and eventful day, we recommend combining your visit to the Old Salt Works with a guided tour of the town.

Town Hall Square in Bad Reichenhall

4000 years of salt history
in 2 hours

Salt has been extracted in Bad Reichenhall since the Bronze Age.The "white gold" has significantly shaped the history of the region.The Old Salt Works represents the prestige of Bad Reichenhall like no other landmark.Trace the past on your city tour and on your tour of the Old Salt Works and experience 4000 years of salt history in just a few hours.

The Old Salt Works

Prices for groups
in the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall

Bookable from 20 paying persons in a group and a reservation. 

Attention:The guided tour of Bad Reichenhall must be booked and paid for separately. 

Prices 2024 (without guided tour through Bad Reichenhall)


12.50 €

Child (from 4 up to and including 16 years)

6.50 €


How to plan your city tour in
Bad Reichenhall

All information and prices are available on the website
City guide Bad Reichenhall.

This is what your tour through Bad Reichenhall could look like

The duration of the city/topic tour is approx. 1.5 to 2 hours. 

Your tour begins directly in one of Bavaria's important industrial monuments.Together with the experienced tour guides of the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall, you will descend into a widely ramified network of magnificent galleries and shafts (duration: approx. 1 hour).

Directly at the Old Salt Works, a city guide will then welcome you for your tour of Bad Reichenhall.

From 1840 on, it was the seat of the salt works administration

Built by the city around 1500.The baked goods delivered by all the bakers in the city were sold here in trust.

It was built around 1159.It is of Romanesque origin and gothicised in the 15th century.

The “Salzmaierhaus”, whose origins date back to the 15th century, was the official residence of the salt works administration before 1840.

The spa garden was laid out in 1868.The 160 m long and 13 m high graduation house was built in 1910.Today it serves as an open-air inhalatory.

The duration of the city/topic tour is approx. 1.5 to 2 hours. 

What awaits you in the Old Salt Works
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Huge water wheels in the old salt works Bad Reichenhall
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The Old Salt Works and Berchtesgaden Salt Mine
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Happy family on the slide