Mining & Local Traditions Salt Mine and Schloss Trautenfels

After your subterranean adventure at Altaussee Salt Mine, you will make your way from the depths of the mine all the way up to Schloss Trautenfels. Even the drive there is a memorable experience, especially when this beautiful castle at the foot of the Grimming first comes into view. Once you are there, you should definitely clmb to the top of the lookout tower - the panorama is simply breathtaking! Yet the interior of the castle is certain to captivate you as well: Baroque is mixed with modern architectural accents, providing a unique backdrop for exhibitions that grant profound insights into makes the region "tick". These exhibitions range from regional mining history to the culture and nature of the Liezen district. A beautiful hommage to Styria and the Ausseerland.

The group package "Salt Mine & Schloss Trautenfels" includes

  • Miners' Welcome with bread, salt and schnapps
  • Entrance and guided tour at Altaussee Salt Mine
  • Admission to the collections at Schloss Trautenfels

Price for 20 or more people:
26.50 EUR per adult
(every 21st person free)
14.00 EUR per child

And this is what your day might look like

  • Start at 10 a.m. with a Miners' Welcome and guided tour of Altaussee Salt Mine (lasts about 2 hours)
  • At noon: possible lunch together at one of our partner restaurants
  • At 2 p.m.: transfer to Schloss Trautenfels (about a 45-minute drive)
  • Visit to the collections of Schloss Trautenfels at 3 p.m. (lasts about 2 hours)
  • Concluding with drive home

Important Information

No more waiting in line for you and your group: Go ahead and reserve your group excursion in advance with the help of our team from Altaussee Salt Mine, either by e-mail to or phone us at +43 6132 200 2400. In that way, you will begin your day completely relaxed. Just the way it should be.

Schloss Trautenfels belongs to Universalmuseum Joanneum, the biggest of its kind in Central Europe. On the website of Universalmuseum Joanneum you can collect other important information before beginning your trip.