Welcome! to the Salt Mine Shop & Visitor Center in Hallstatt.

Awaiting you right next to the valley station for the gondola is the new 400 m² Hallstatt Visitor Center, including the popular Salt Mine Shop. The beautiful reception foyer greets you with the first pictures of the subterranean world and a “Window into the Past”. You will be provided with details about guided tours, and in the Salt World Shop you will be able to browse a wide selection of souvenirs as well as salt products. Step inside – we can’t wait to see you here!

For longer than anyone can remember, salt has been a symbol of good luck, good health and vitality. Which explains why it has been such a popular gift for thousands of years. Plus, everyone needs salt, right? In other words, you simply can’t go wrong when you give a gift of salt. If you stroll through the 200-square-meter Salt Mine Shop in Hallstatt, you will find a wide variety of products made from salt. Whether a beautiful souvenir of your day in Hallstatt, salt additives for a healthy bath, a salt-water cure for whatever ails your tummy, or products from the high-quality lines of natural salts marketed by Salinen Austria AG either for your own kitchen or as a gift for friends and families back home – here, you are certain to find what you are looking for.

Useful Information about the Visitor Center and Salt Mine Shop

  • Shop Hours: The Salzwelten-Shop in Hallstatt is closed because of Covid19. You can visit our Salzwelten-Shop in Bad Isch from Monday to Friday from 09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m. and from 02:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. and Saturday from 09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
  • Larger quantities of individual items: The team of the Salt Mine Shop is more than happy to put together custom-designed packages including larger numbers of items. If this interests you, please feel free to contact our team by phoning +43 6132 200 2496 or simply drop us an email at shop@salzwelten.at.
  • Free WiFi: Hallstatt Visitor Center offers free WiFi access, which you are welcome to use.
  • Luggage lockers are also available at the Visitor Center.

Salt Mine Online Shop

In our online shop, you will find table salts produced in our own mines, including the famous Bad Ischler salt, as well as natural salts from around the world along with salt-related specialties and wellness products. You are also greeted by an interesting selection of gift ideas – give salt, because salt brings good luck! One particular highlight is our Bad Ischler seasoning salt from Austria. With a mild, unique flavor: ideal for cooking, seasoning, refining, and as an out-of-the-ordinary gift. Allow yourself to be inspired!

Salt Mine Online Shop

Salt from the Salzkammergut and around the world

Additional Information

Here you can download the folder of the Salt Mine Shop "Precious Products made from Salt".