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Loulé Rock Salt Mine

Mining Tourism

Fininho, the mine's mascot, and his friend, Salty invite you to an adventure underground.

On a guided tour that takes place at a depth of 230 metres beneath the city of Loulé, the rock salt mine invites you to learn about its geological importance and the ways in which rock salt has been used over time.

Inside the mine, visitors walk an interpretative route that covers about 1.3 km, admiring geological formations that are over 230 million years old and learning about the mine's history and the evolution of the mining processes used to extract rock salt.

To book a guided tour, please contact:
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