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Historical salt works technology


Salty secret

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The historic salt-works facilities are today a technical monument and unique in Europe.

Why was salt also called "white gold" in the Middle Ages? The excursion through the brine spa explains why salt is so valuable. The discovery of the salt deposits in the 17th century was also of great importance for the development of the former rafting village of Kösen. For almost 200 years the natural brine springs have been used for spa and healing treatments. After a visit to the
The historic salt-works facilities are today a technical monument and unique in Europe.

Why was salt also called "white gold" in the Middle Ages? The excursion through the brine spa explains why salt is so valuable. The discovery of the salt deposits in the 17th century was also of great importance for the development of the former rafting village of Kösen. For almost 200 years the natural brine springs have been used for spa and healing treatments. After a tour of the historical mining technology with the artificial linkage, the Borlach shaft and the 325 m long graduation house, there is an opportunity to get to know the healing properties of the brine in the graduation house. A salt crust roast is an excellent addition to the programme.
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28,00 € p. p.
Groups up to 25 persons pay 65,00 € for a one-hour guided tour. A one and a half hour guided tour costs 75,00 € for groups up to 25 persons.
  • Cash payment
  • Bank transfer
by car/bus:
- via the A 9 from Berlin - Nuremberg, exit Naumburg or Weißenfels (approx. 16 km)
- via the A 4 from Bad Hersfeld - Dresden, exit Apolda (B 87, approx. 30 km) and Jena (B 88, approx. 33 km)
- via the A 14 from Magdeburg - Leipzig, exit Halle or via the A 9, exit Naumburg
- via the B 87 from Leipzig (70 km) and Weimar (50 km)
- via the B 88 from Jena (approx. 33 km)
- via the B 91 from Halle (approx. 60 km)
- via the B 180 from Eisleben (approx. 60 km) and Querfurt (approx. 37 km)

by train:
- with the InterCity(Express) or InterRegio from the directions Berlin, Frankfurt/M., Nuremberg
- with the Burgenlandbahn or public transport in the Saale-Unstrut region

by plane:
- via the Halle-Leipzig airport (approx. 70 km)
- via Erfurt airport (approx. 80 km)
The 3-hour daily flat rate can be booked from April to October for groups of 15 or more people.

Where:

Address:

City of Naumburg

Market 6
06618 Naumburg
Phone: +49 3445 / 273-123
E-mail: fuehrungen@naumburg-tourismus.de
website: http://www.naumburg.de/

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