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History & heritage tours

Private Tour to icecaves or saltmines and Fortress Hohenwerfen

Availability: every day (winter season - saltmine) (summer season - ice cave)
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English, Italian, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy the world natural heritage and the ice caves
  • Be fascinated from the wonderful ice sculptures nature formed
  • Discover an 900 years old fortress with a falconry
What to expect

On this tour you will be picked up with a comfortable panorama glass roof van and head to the countryside. During the summer time (1st. May to 26th October) you will drive directly to Werfen - a countryside village in the south of Salzburg. There you can visit the Ice caves with a cable car ride. After that visit to the ice caves (takes ca. 2, 5hrs) in the mountain you return to the city of Werfen and have a look at the fortress's falconry. The fortress itself is worth a visit and has a museum included. It is over 900 years old.
During winter time, when the caves are closed you will see the saltmines in Hallein/Bad Dürrnberg instead and walk about 1, 5km within the mine and find a few adventures on your way (kids over 4 years).
Please note - the ice cave, the fortress and the saltmine have separate entrance fees. You will assisted by a guide which trys to get a discount, but you have to take cash local money (euro) with you.

You will see: Salzburg, Werfen, Hohenwerfen, Bad Dürrnberg, Hallein

The price is valid for groups from 1 to 8 persons (same price for the group of any size).

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What's included
  • transportation
  • guide
  • parking fees
  • 1/2l bottle of water per person
What's not included
  • entrance fees (caves 24€, fortress 15€, Saltmine 20€)
  • Lunch
  • personal shopping
Reduced price

Children get discounted tickets at the saltmine.

They have to walk within the cave (saltmine & Ice cave) at about 1 hour.


You will be picked up from your hotel

What to remember
  • The price is valid for groups from 1 to 8 persons (same price for the group of any size).
  • For some locations good comfortable shoes are required, such as the salt mines, the ice cave (some parts can be slippery when wet).
  • Due to climate reasons, or some unforseen natural events some roads / locations can be temporarly inaccessable.
  • Within the saltmines children of a minimum age of 4 years are allowed.

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The tour can be run every day (please note - winter season saltmine/summer season ice cave depending on local companies - but of course, you can also say in summer time to visit the saltmine - unfortunately the ice cave operator has to close in winter season). The starting time is flexible and depends on you. The tour is an 8-hour-tour.

The pickup point is at your hotel in Salzburg city and the drop-off point can be set by you within the city of Salzburg.

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