Facts and Figures Altaussee Salt Mine

On this page, you will learn that approximately 24 kilometers of the 67 kilometers of mine tunnels in total are actually walkable. Or, that the salt content of rocks inside the Altaussee Salt Mine is around 60 percent. Currently, 30 separate plants are in operation employing around 57 people.

Reading these facts is one thing. Experiencing this world for yourself is quite another. Immerse yourself in the mystical world of salt. Come with us on a journey through time, and discover the mysterious “Mountain of Treasures”! Thanks to the practical online ticket, you won’t have to wait once you get here, and you’ll be able to enter the mountain at the time you prefer.
The fascination of this world of salt simply can’t be captured in numbers. It’s something you have to experience first-hand. We look forward to seeing you soon at Altaussee Salt Mine !

Interesting Information about the Mine

Total length of tunnels66.99 Km
Total walkable length24.25 Km
Horizons (tiers) total18
Walkable horizons (tiers)11
Horizons mined currently4
Active mining plants30
Average salt contentØ 60 %
Brine production/annually1.7M m³
Brine production/hourly240 m³
Mine employees57

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