Salzwelten Altaussee

Lichtersberg 25, 8992 Altaussee

A mountain of treasures for the whole family, with long miner slides, an underground salt lake, and fascinating stories about salt mining and art looted by the Nazis.

Glück Auf! Welcome to Austria’s largest active salt mine, carved out of solid rock salt. Explore tunnels made of this precious mineral, visit the Barbara Chapel, and marvel at a salt lake deep inside the mountain. During World War II, unimaginable amounts of art were hidden here, ultimately rescued from destruction by the Altaussee miners. The exhibit “The Fortune of Art” showcases their heroic efforts

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