Dive down into the mysterious depths of the earth… get your helmet on, and off you go!
The hand-dug Tellure silver mine, which was exploited for nearly 400 years, is the largest subterranean cavity in the Vosges mountains. In the company of with a very knowledgeable guide, you will go down the galleries of time, from the 16th to the 20th centuries, for a hour-long underground immersion. An exceptional opportunity to contemplate the silent underworld and its breath-taking magic and beauty.
“The tour is spectacular: imagine yourself walking underground, in an immense cave with galleries dug by hand.”
Source: my weekend in Alsace
Relive the times of 16th century miners through a panoramic cinema, an optical theatre and a journey through a museum… A tribute to the people who dug the mountain out with their hands to extract its wealth.
Equipment supplied: helmet with head lamp and raincoat
The classic tour does not need to be booked in advance, except for groups.
The classic tour is not particularly difficult
Suitable for children of all ages wearing a helmet
Only the mine tour is not accessible to persons with reduced mobility
Tip: wear closed waterproof shoes and warm clothing (temperature underground approximately 10 °C)