21 Hobbies Bex Salt Mine

Bex salt mines are a vast maze of tunnels and galleries, shafts, stairs and halls extending over more than 50 km. A visit to this fascinating underground world allows you to discover the most spectacular and characteristic features of the various salt extraction techniques used since 1684. After an audiovisual historical overview, the miners’ train will take you into the heart of the saltbearing mountain.

Contact

  • T. : +41(24) 463 03 30
  • Fax : +41(24) 463 03 32
  • Email : info@mines.ch
  • Site :
  • GPS : 46.27802 / 7.026582
  • Address :
    • Bex
    • Route des Mines de Sel 55
    • CP 277
    • 1880 Bex, Suisse

AN UNDERGROUND WORLD ENTIRELY DUG BY MAN'S HAND
On foot, you can discover the galleries and the museum. This will take you back into the world of miners of the past in search of 'White Gold'.

Crédit photos : © Saline de Bex

Prices, packages

RATES
Child 0-4 years : free
Child 5-15 years : 13,50 CHF
Adult : 22,50 CHF
Family: children accompanied by an adult, starting from 2nd child

Additional information

Dates of availabilities

OPENING TIMES
Holiday periods in February and at Christmas, weekends in February, March, November, December: one to two tours per day
April, May, September, October: two to four tours per day, from Tuesday to Sunday and on public holidays
June-August: four to ten tours per day, Monday to Sunday
Open on Bank Holiday Mondays (Easter, Pentecost and National Day of Fasting)

Proposed visits and duration

GROUPS:
Special tours for groups from 15 persons with commentaries in French, English, German or Italian .

Exclusive tour (max. 25 participants) CHF 490.-.

Out of season minimum inclusive price (November to March) CHF 330.-.

Complementary information and booking : www.mines.ch

1:45 to 2:00 hours

Spoken languages

French, English, German, Italian

Description of services and / or proposed infrastructure

TAVERNE DU DESSALOIR
Should you wish to organize a special event, we recommend our tavern for up to 150 people. We organize meals, drinks and dinners in the evening, combined with a tour of the mine from 30 persons.
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SHOP
Discover products with Sel des Alpes, food salts, bath salt and many other souvenirs.

RECOMMANDATIONS AND INFOS:
Sport shoes ans sweater recommended
Temperature inside the mines : 17°C in all seasons
Partially wheelchair accessible (advance booking required)
Large free parking lot, also for buses, next to the departure point.
Picnic area with tables and benches

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