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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.

Mines de Sel des Alpes

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

+41 (0)24 463 03 30

Practical information

VISIT (Length : about two hours) - April, May, September, October : two to four visits per day, from Tuesday to Sunday and on public holidays. - June-August: four to ten visits per day, from Monday to Sunday. - Open on Monday when public holiday. - Open on week-ends in November and December : one to two visits per day. - Open every day on Christmas time : one to two visits per day. - Hire audio guides: available in French, German and English - Book your place - highly recommended - Pets not allowed RECOMMANDATIONS : - Sports shoes and warm clothing are advisable : the temperature inside is 18°C throughout the year. - The miners’ train and some galleries are accessible to visitors with disabilities (please advise in advance) PARKING & RESTAURANT : - Large free parking near the start, also for coaches - Refreshments and a souvenir shop at the entrance of the Salt Mines - Picnic area with tables and benches and a covered shelter for 30 people TRANSPORTATION : A bus (Car Postal) connects Bex station to the Salt Mines every Saturday and Sunday. Departure from Bex train station: 10:01 am and 2:01 pm. Departures from the Mines: 12:45 and 16:48

  • arrow_forward_iosChild (ages 0 - 4 ), ICOM, AMS and press card holders
  • arrow_forward_iosChild (ages 5 - 15)
    14 CHF
  • arrow_forward_iosAdult
    23 CHF
  • arrow_forward_iosFamily: children accompanied by an adult, starting from 2nd child
    5 CHF
  • arrow_forward_iosPartiellement accessible en fauteuil roulant
  • arrow_forward_iosToilettes partiellement accessibles en fauteuil roulant
  • arrow_forward_iosPlace de parc partiellement accessible en fauteuil roulant

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