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.
The Bex Salt Mines are a vast labyrinth of galleries, shafts, stairs and halls stretching over more than 50 km. A tour of this fascinating underground world allows visitors to discover the most spectacular and characteristic elements of the various salt extraction techniques used in the Alps since 1684. After a film presentation, the miners’ train takes visitors to the heart of the salty mountain.
On the day of Sainte Barbe, the miners' patron saint, which is celebrated on December 5, a TrekkMines invites visitors to explore this labyrinth.
An exceptional journey to the land of white gold, which allows visitors to understand the important role salt has played as a source of income since Antiquity.
Dates / Opening hours
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - Sunday10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday13:00 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30
- Child (ages 0 - 4 ), ICOM, AMS and press card holders
- Child (ages 5 - 15)
- CHF 14.-
- CHF 24.-
- Family: children accompanied by an adult, starting from 2nd child
- CHF 5.-
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