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Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

Route des Mines de Sel 55, 1880 Bex, Switzerland

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About Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

Bex is the site of a famous salt mine. The salt deposits in Bex were the first that were discovered in Switzerland. These are a labyrinth of passages and tunnels, over 50 kilometers long, today yields 30,000 tons of salt per year.


Attractions near Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

Aigle Castle5.66km from Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

The Château d’Aigle is a historic castle with medieval origins and strong roots in the local wine industry. It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

Col de Bretaye6.38km from Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

Bretaye is a mountain pass located above Villars. The pass is connected to Villars by the Bex-Villars Bretaye railway, which is the second-highest railway in the canton.

Grand Muveran8.89km from Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

Grand-Muveran is a mountain with a height of 2600 meters over the Rhone valley. The Muverans are the second-highest massif of the canton of Vaud, after the Diablerets.

Col de la Croix9.27km from Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

The Col de la Croix pass is the highest point of the road linking Villars to Les Diablerets and is 1,778 meters above sea level. It is also one of the most important transit points for migratory birds crossing the Alps.

Berneuse9.29km from Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

The mountain above Leysin and Aigle is famous for Kuklos, a revolving restaurant accessible by cable cabin from town.

Tour d'Aï10.66km from Site touristique des Mines de Sel de Bex

The Tour d'Aï is a beautiful mountain in the western Bernese Alps, overlooking Leysin in the canton of Vaud. The mountain itself has some parts that you can only climb up with the help of the ladders fixed to the rock. From the top, there are amazing views of the Bernese alps as well as Lake Leman and Lake Geneva.

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The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population. The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosting many international sports organizations.