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Current Corona Safety Measures


Due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, effective immediately and until further notice, visitors to all Salzwelten locations are subject to statutory behavioral and hygiene regulations. In this regard, we have taken this opportunity to provide answers to some of your most important questions. (Subject to change).

What safety regulations must we comply with while we visit the Salzwelten? 
For the visit of the salt mine:

  • Compulsory registration and presentation of a test result / vaccination certificate / confirmation of a Covid disease (For children up to ten years of age, the test result of the parents or a legal guardian applies, from the age of ten children need their own test result.)
  • Validity of tests: Self-test with digital solution 24 hours, antigen test 48 hours, PCR test 72 hours
  • Wear an FFP2 mask
  • Keep a distance of at least 2 m
  • Disinfect your hands

For the funicular ride:

  • Wear an FFP2 mask
  • Disinfect your hands

Do I have to wear a face mask during the entire visit? 
The mask requirement applies to all indoor areas of all Salzwelten locations and also outdoors if the 2 m distance cannot be maintained.

Who has to wear a FFP2 mask?
All of our tour employees as well as guests ages six and up must wear a face mask. (Children up to 6 years of age do not need a mask, children from 6 to 14 years of age need mouth and nose protection)

Where can I disinfect my hands? 
Disinfectant dispensers have been installed in the entrance area of all locations for the use of our visitors.

Here you can download the registration form in advance to print it out yourself. Of course, you can also fill out the form on site.

SALZWELTEN HALLSTATT Family adventure in the world’s oldest salt mine

Gently the wind caresses your face. The lake glistens far below you. Like the colorful pearls of an exquisite necklace, the houses along the shoreline stand side by side. You feel the breadth, squint into the sun and enjoy the warmth. A welcome blessing, indeed, after an expedition that involved miners’ slides and subterranean salt lakes amid the cool depths of the mountain. An ancient-yet-modern world, hidden within tunnels and passageways. Realizing that you are walking along the same paths trodden by prehistoric miners some 7000 years ago. And that people once lived here for whom an entire age of human history was named. Things you might never have guessed …


Easy arrival:
The funicular to the salt mine is located right in the village Hallstatt. Here you will find a description of how to travel here quickly and conveniently.

Parking area: 
Salzwelten Hallstatt do not offer any own visitor parking spaces. Please allow plenty of time to find a parking space when you arrive in Hallstatt. Due to the large influx of guests it can come to time delays. We recommend arriving by public transport.

  • Salzwelten Hallstatt
    Salzbergstraße 21
    4830 Hallstatt | Österreich

The team of Hallstatt salt mine is always more than happy to answer your questions.

Salzwelten Destination Guide & Audio Guide

Hier können Sie sich Ihren Audioguide für die Salzwelten herunterladen. Es sind die Standorte Hallein, Hallstatt und Altaussee auf dieser App zusammengefasst.