Location and Overview
The Sala Silvermine is a place to stop over and certainly visit to learn the life of the Silver Miners of times gone past. In Sweden, Vdstmanland County, Sala locates this deep hotel. Centrally located on the mining area, you will find the mine’s own hostel. Originally Sala Silvermine Hotel built as a rooming house for unmarried men around 1920. A visit to the old silver mines in Sala is well worth it because you go down to 155 m underground in very dark place and cut off from the outside world.
Deep within the dark tunnels and cavity shafts of an old Swedish silver mine, guests can sleep in the world’s most deepest hotel suite. It has 15 double rooms, all with space for extra beds. There are single and family rooms also available. The hotel maintains a simple standard with a shared toilet and shower in the hallway. The dark chamber features a double bed surrounded by three rock walls, candles, seating and little else. You may think that a hotel suite will be cold and dark, but the halls are warm where the temperature is 18 degrees.
The Unusual Tour
Each tour takes different time from 60 minutes to 3 hours. Also it is for different levels from 60 meters deep to 155 meters. Moreover, there are tours especially for children. In the tour you will see dark winding galleries, vast caverns and magic lakes. You can join the tour with very experienced guides. They will tell you of a fantastic chapter in industrial history. During its heyday, production amounted to more than 3 tons of silver a year.
Adventure to be Had
Sleeping underground in the deep hotel and having a tour not the only adventures you can do in the Sala Silvermine Hotel. You can also do a high-wire assault course, go whizzing on a zip wire and explore the subterranean world of the silver mine through a number of different tracks. If like your golf, there is a fine course above ground for you to check out 10 kilometers from Sala Silvermine.