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Alp Salt Mines


Visit duration 2 h


Located at the foot of the Vaudois Alps, the Bex salt mines receive many visitors each year seeking a unique Swiss experience, ideal for families.

1 April - 31 May 2023

Tuesday - Sunday, 10:30 - 15:00

1 June - 31 August 2023

Monday - Sunday, 09:00 - 16:30

1 September - 31 October 2023

Tuesday - Sunday, 10:30 - 15:00

1 November - 31 December 2023

Wednesday, 13:00 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday, 09:00 - 16:30

Mines de Sel des Alpes

Route des Mines de Sel 55
CP 277
1880 Bex - CH

+41 24 463 03 30

Practical information

- As the number of people per visit is limited, booking your visit is recomended
- Audio guides are available in French, German, Italian and English (while stocks last)
- Visit booklets are available in French, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Dutch.
- Duration of the visit: approximately two hours
- Special tours for groups of 20 or more can be arranged.

- We recommend sports shoes and warm clothing for the visit.
- The indoor temperature is 18°C at any time of the year. The rooms and galleries are well lit and naturally ventilated.
- Animals are not allowed.
- During the visit, people prone to claustrophobia may be uncomfortable.

- People with reduced mobility, please indicate your special wishes when booking.
- For people with reduced mobility, please indicate this when booking.
- The visit is possible for all ages. For safety reasons, visitors must be able to move around inside the mines without aids such as wheelchairs, walkers or pushchairs.

- Bus 119 (Aigle, Ollon, Bex, Le Châtel) : stop "Les Dévens", then 25min walk up, on reservation via the TPC Mobile application or by phone (+41 24 468 05 50).
- Bus 153 (Bex - Le Fenalet) : The Salt Mines are served on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays as well as on the Monday of the Federal Fast from the Bex SBB station, stop "Bex, Mines de Sel". The other days of the week, stop at "Les Dévens", then 25min walk up.

- The Auberge du Bouillet and our souvenir shop with its local products are located in the reception area before the entrance to the Mines.
- Picnic area with tables and benches (shelter for 30 people)

  • arrow_forward_iosAdult
    25 CHF
  • arrow_forward_iosChild (ages 5 - 16)
    15 CHF
  • arrow_forward_iosFamily: children accompanied by an adult, starting from 2nd child
    5 CHF
  • arrow_forward_iosChild (ages 0 - 4 ), ICOM, AMS and press card holders
  • arrow_forward_iosPartially wheelchair-accessible
  • arrow_forward_iosToilets partially wheelchair-accessible
  • arrow_forward_iosParking place partially wheelchair-accessible