Les meilleures activités autour du lac Léman

16 Hobbies Bex Salt Mine

A mountain carved with a vast network of staircases, enormous rooms, pits and over 50 km of galleries and boreholes.
These are the Bex Salt Mines, a unique site spanning hundreds of kilometres in radius and open to the public. Board the miners’ train to discover this fascinating subterranean world with a constant temperature of 18 °C.


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

Deep within the rock, you’ll discover the various salt extraction techniques used since 1684. An audiovisual presentation will teach you all about the incredible history of this essential ingredient.
Finally, your guide will give you a live demonstration of how our ancestors employed hard graft to extract the salt of the Alps imprisoned in the stone for 200 million years.

Crédit photos : © Saline de Bex

Tarifs, forfaits

Child 0-5 years : free
Child 6-15 years : 15.- CHF
Adult : 25.- CHF

Additional information

Dates de validité

Visites guidées proposées et durées

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

Exclusive tour (max. 20 participants) CHF 520.-.

Out of season minimum inclusive price (November to March) CHF 350.-.

Complementary information and booking

1:45 to 2:00 hours

Langues parlées

French, English, German, Italian

Descriptif des services et/ou des infrastructures proposés

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.
Discover products with Sel des Alpes, food salts, bath salt and many other souvenirs.

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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