Day trip

Bucharest: Salt Mine Entrance Ticket and Transfer

4.7 / 5

53 reviews

Activity provider: Gray Line Romania
Day trip

Bucharest: Salt Mine Entrance Ticket and Transfer

Activity provider: Gray Line Romania
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Explore the largest salt mine in Europe on this 7-hour day trip.

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Duration 7 hours
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Pickup included
Picksup from central meeting point locations in Bucharest.


  • Travel 208 meters underground to explore the unique Slanic Prahova Salt Mine
  • Enjoy the purity of the air famous for its healing effects
  • Discover the salt mountain which is one of a kind in Europe
  • Explore the Salt Mine in privacy at your own pace
Full description
Discover two extraordinary places in Europe: Slanic Prahova Salt Mine and The Salt Mountain. First, visit the Slanic Prahova, an all-season spa resort, famous for its curative mineral waters and its spectacular Salt Mine, one of the biggest in Europe and famous for its healing effects. The salt mine hall stands at 70 meters tall and the circuit runs around the enormous pillar supporting the mine. There, admire the basso-rilievo works depicting some of the most important figures in Romanian history.  Inside the Salt Mine, you will find a small history museum, a soccer field and a children's playground. The place is also used for various sports events (athletic competitions and as training ground for sport teams), as sanatorium for the elderly and the sick or as a scenery for the film industry. After visiting the Salt Mine, the tour continues to the Salt Museum, where you can find out about the history of salt exploitation and it's biological importance.
  • Entrance fee to the Slanic Prahova Salt Mine
  • Pick-up from central meeting point locations
  • English-speaking driver
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free time inside the Salt Mine (approximately 2 hours)
  • Gratuities and other personal expenses

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Important information

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  • In the Salt Mine there is a constant temperature of 12 degrees, so you will need to bring warm clothes
  • A minimum of 3 participants is required to organize the tour
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4.7 /5

based on 53 reviews

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A fantastic tour. This tour won’t disappoint! We had a fantastic tour guide, Eugen, who was very knowledgeable. He gave us lots of historical and cultural information and was more than happy to answer questions. We enjoyed the stop at the museum of Prahova with a virtual tour of the salt mine. He also offered recommendations of other things to do and to see, and places to go during the tour. Definitely a must when visiting Bucharest and want to spend a day outside the bustling city.

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March 28, 2023

We was looking for a great salt mine travel not to far and not too expensive The tour was amazing we booked and after a 3 hours we get a confirmation call from a agent that everything is okay and will pick up tomorrow from hotel. On the Morning was in time new mercedes benz van with comfortable seat pick up and take to salts mine driver was a guide all the time explaining everything in good English that we can understand.thank you! This trip outside of the Bucharest was amazing experience! *Important too know that no stop for lunch So bring a food with you!

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March 28, 2023

This experience is exceptional in itself. It’s hard to grasp the size of these tunnels and I was awestruck the moment I entered the mine. We were only 3 in total so it was a really small party which I found to be perfect. Dan, our tour-guide, was SUPER friendly, forthcoming and he knows a LOT about Romania in general. The 2 hour drive was like listening to a documentary. In the mines, we had plenty of time to walk around, take pictures and it was just perfect this way. A must do in my opinion! Thank you very much! It was a really inspiring and interesting day! Highly recommended if you’re into marvels of technology!

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 165983