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VIA SALIS Ways of salt                 A journey through time in the footsteps of the miners

More than 450 years ago, miners dug deep tunnels into the mountains in Bad Ischl. An adventurous journey for the whole family, for school classes and any other type of group excursion leads to where the men once fetched the salt from the mountain.

Join us on a journey into the past!

Along the themed trail you will visit historical sites that were once used for  the Salzkammergut were of great importance.
 

Hinterradrunde

A 5.9 km loop trail passes the above stations and ends back at the starting point.

There can be total  get to know ten tunnels. As retaining  the mountain church, old miners' houses, the former Schaffer sawmill and other buildings and ruins.

Plan about 3 hours for the route. Good footwear is recommended.

difficulty

Route

duration

rise

descent

accessible by bus

easy

5.9 km

3 hours

360 m

360 m

elevation profile

Reinfalzrunde

A 10.2 km loop trail passes the above stations and ends back at the starting point.

16 tunnel systems of the Pernecker and Lauffner salt storage can be visited.

 

As retaining  the mountain church, old miners' houses, the former Schaffer saw, rock carvings and other buildings and ruins.

Even older traces of mining can be found near the Matthias tunnel, namely the so-called Eisenarz, where iron ore and vitriol were extracted until 1563.

Plan about 4.5 hours for the route. Good footwear is recommended.

medium

10.2 km

4.5 hrs

660 m

660 m

difficulty

Route

duration

rise

descent

accessible by bus

elevation profile

Ways to us:

 

Are you interested in a guided tour?

 

Registration by phone or email

067761168967

Horst Feichtinger

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