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Historic Salt Trail

Nature Trail

Historic Salt Trail

Nature Trail · Hall-Wattens
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  • Der König-Max Stollen
    / Der König-Max Stollen
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  • / König-Max-Stollen
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  • / Infostellen geben Einblick in die Salzgeschichte
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  • / Infostellen geben Einblick in die Salzgeschichte
    Photo: Hall-Wattens
  • / Infostellen geben Einblick in die Salzgeschichte
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  • / Kurz vor St. Magdalena. Hinten Großer und Kleiner Lafatscher.
    Photo: Michael Larcher, ÖAV Sektion Hall in Tirol
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Hike along the traces of salt mining to the manor house.
easy
10.7 km
3:52 h
750 m
739 m
The natural scenery along the historic brine hiking trail is unique: rugged vertical limestone walls, fascinating vegetation, emerald green brooks ... and at the end a look into one of the eight main tunnels.

Author’s recommendation

An excursion for the whole family!
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,518 m
Lowest point
773 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

St. Magdalena

Safety information

Don´t hike during strong rains!

Start

Halltal Parkplatz (773 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.307956, 11.518686
DMS
47°18'28.6"N 11°31'07.3"E
UTM
32T 690376 5242463
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Destination

Halltal Parkplatz

Turn-by-turn directions

Salt mining has left is mark in numerous parts of the Halltal valley, for salt was mined from tunnels for more than 700 years. Hike along the salt trail and follow the tracks of salt mining from Maximilian´s Fountain to the Herrenhaus, where you can venture into one of the main eight shafts which were cut into the mountain from 1272 to 1808.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Bus 502/503 to "Eichat Bettelwurfsiedlung"

Getting there

Hall - Absam - Halltal Parkplatz

Parking

parking at the entrance of the Halltal

Coordinates

DD
47.307956, 11.518686
DMS
47°18'28.6"N 11°31'07.3"E
UTM
32T 690376 5242463
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar routes nearby

  • Path of Contemplation
  • Tree path
  • Historical circular walk
  • Zum Wasserradl
  • Piepmatzweg
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
10.7 km
Duration
3:52h
Ascent
750 m
Descent
739 m
Public transport friendly Point-to-point Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cultural/historical value

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