Salt Mine Tour  Loulé, Parque Mineiro - Mina de Sal-gema
What will we do

Be adventurous! Come and discover the Loulé underground Rock-Salt Mine! Walking through the galleries of the mine, admire geological formations with 230 million years old, over 1,3 km, on a pedestrian interpretation path at 230 m depth. Learn more about the oldest and the current mining processes and get in touch with the geological importance of the mine in the region. Having the Man history in mind, we reveal the applications of Rock Salt and its value for humans, from remote times, to the present.

What is included

Tour interpreted by a guide (Portuguese / English and French if previously requested). | Supply of all the necessary safety equipment during the visit, such as, safety helmet, mining lantern and high visibility reflective vest.

Who can participate

Participants between 6 and 106 years old, having full mobility.


Comfortable clothing and closed sports shoes are recommended. | Temperature inside the mine 23º C (73.4º F). | All safety equipment is delivered before the visit begins and collected / returned at the end of it. | Unsuitable visit to participants with reduced mobility, with scotophobia (fear of the dark) or claustrophobia to spaces like underground public transport, underground garages and natural caves with organized visits or mines. | The PickUp service value, if selected, includes the return to the starting point.

Where will we be

Alternative Reservations: Larger groups than 30 persons | Technical, School and University Visits | Events | Contact: E-mail: | Tel: (+351) 925 969 369.

Group of

Rua dos Combatentes da Grande Guerra, 80 | 8100-545 LOULÉ | PORTUGAL | GPS (N 37º 08 ’05.46"; O8º 00 ’29.11")

Guest requirements

Check In 15 minutes before the visit schedule. | Full mobility. | Proof of age when applicable.

Cancel policy

24h in advance.

Organized by
Tech Salt S.A.