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Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour

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Join our tour to the Salt mine in Berchtesgaden. Slip into traditional miners’ clothes and take train deep into the 500 year old mine. Experience the fascinating underground world of the salt-miners and discover the charm of the magnificently...more
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Hubert-Sattler-Gasse 1 | Panorama Busterminal Mirabellplatz, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 874029
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 July 2012

We took the public bus 840 from Mirabelleplatz to the Saltmine. Much cheaper than paying for a tour company! About a 45 minute ride for maybe 9e, cant quite remember. Bus drops you off across the street from the mine. The tour itself was pretty...More

10  Thank KMacPortland_Or_
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 July 2014

What could have been a great tour turned into a big disappointment. Upon arriving at the salt mine, you are given coveralls to put on to protect your clothing and audio boxes in your language of choice to listen to the narrative. You are then...More

8  Thank pbuntarl
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We ended up in this tour because of my screw up. We were originally scheduled for another tour and missed it so Panorama offered us this one which was later in the day. The tour was interesting enough and the tour guide Peter was informative,...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

The salt mine tour was very informative and lots of fun! It was actually like a mild Disney experience. After a bus ride to the mountain, we changed into our salt mine coveralls and then rode a train, horse style, into the mine. Once in...More

2  Thank seilerrodney
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

As we had a day to spare in Salzburg we opted for the full day tour with Panorama. This review is just the tour as I'm going to review each location individually as well. Our tour started on time and there was no difficulty finding...More

1  Thank dazcarroll
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is great tour. The mine goes deep into the mountain. Interesting displays show how it was worked and used before and after the war. The subterranean lake is an experience to see. It is very large and all fresh water. You feel like an...More

Thank PerthFern
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The whole tour was excellent. We especially liked the wooden slides down into the mine. They looked “scary” at first but were not at all.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Took the Panorama Tours Bavarian Mountains tour (minus salt mine). The scenery was beautiful but the tour was restricted to stop overs in two crowded tourist hot spots, where we were strongly encouraged to use our time shopping. Worse, the tour guide spoke continuously despite...More

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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for joining our Bavarian Mountains Tour and for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that our tour did not meet all your expectations. Please note, that we operate our tours as on our website/brochure advertised and that the tour includes some stops...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

It was cool to see how they have mined salt for years and especially the way they got from one level to another!!

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SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear Gwen, Thank you very much for choosing our tour company and for your review regarding the Salt Mines Tour. We are glad you enjoyed the tour and hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Salzburg Panorama Tours, Customer care

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Salt mine was interesting and visit to a nearby town was a nice highlight, though we wish there’s more time to explore the town. Bavarian mountain tour - I found it a little misleading and note that you don’t go anywhere near the mountains and...More

Thank Tan S
SalzburgPanorama, Manager at Bavarian Mountains and Salt Mines Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear Tan S, Thank you very much for joining our tour to the Salt Mines and for taking the time to review your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed the time with us and we would be happy to welcome you back someday. In...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This tour was recommended to us by our travel agent.We were pretty excited about the underground salt mines. We boarded the Panorama travels bus from the city center.Our guide Mr David was a nice and proficient person.We liked his commentary.The route to the salt mines...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The salt mine tour was very different compared to another salt mine tour I went on in Krakow. This tour was about 1 hour (perfect) and started with a 5 minute ride through some dark tunnels. There was a laser show and big screen movie...More

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12 August 2018|
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Response from courtneylynn4 | Reviewed this property |
The one shop did, but the little restaurant where we got apple strudel did not
14 March 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
There are steps as well as the slides as I recall; perhaps the tour website could answer that.
Christine C
1 February 2018|
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Response from SalzburgPanorama | Property representative |
Dear Christine, Thank you for your interest in our sightseeing tours. The regular Salt Mine Tour starts at 8.45 and 2 pm (4 hrs) and the regular Bavarian Mountains Tour at 2 pm (4hrs.) We also have combi tickets but no... More
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