Special event: The Salt Mines of Bex

salt-mines-bexVisit to the fascinating underground world of The Salt Mines of Bex. They are a vast maze of passages, shafts, stairs and gigantic caverns. Their total length spreads to almost 50 km, leading underground below the villages of Villars, Chesières and Arveyes. A few kilometers of this immense labyrinth can be visited. The itinerary takes you through the most spectacular and most characteristic of the various mining techniques used since the first gallery was excavated in 1684, up to the present times.

 

More pictures and galeries on the webpage of www.mines.ch 

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