|Location:||North of Barcelona. From Barcelona follow motorway A-18 to the north, then C-25 west and then C-55 north again. Leave the highway at Cardona, the Muntanya de Sal is at the other end of the village.|
|Open:||15-JAN to 15-DEC Mon-Fri at 11, 13. Sat, Sun, Hol 10-16:30, tours everey 30 to 45 mins.|
|Fee:||Adults EUR 8, Children (5-15) EUR 4,50. Groups (20+): Adults EUR 5, Children (5-15) EUR 5.|
|Light:||Incandescent Electric Light System|
|Guided tours:||L=80 m.|
Món De Sal, Oficina d'Informació Turística. 08261 Cardona (Cardener).
Sal Roja De Cardona, S.L., Carretera De La Mina, S/N, 08261 Cardona, Tel: +34-93869-2475 (reservations), +34-93869-2051 (administraton), Fax: +34-93869-2701. E-mail:
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As the name says, this is a mountain of salt. A salt diapir which was formed by salt flowing slowly upwards and forming a mushroom-like structure reached the surface. It was quarried and later mined.
Today a 80 m long tunnel in the salt is open for the public. It shows phantastic crystallizations of salt. Part of the tour are also engines and other mining equipment which were used to mine the salt. In the shop, sculptures of salt are sold, which are made by local artisans.