Gonzen Iron Mine

Exhibition mine with restaurant

The local mountain Gonzen towers up imposingly over the small town of Sargans. The iron-bearing rock was discovered and mined in the mountain around 2000 years ago. A labyrinth of uncountable galleries with a total length of almost 90 kilometres was created.

Since 1983 a small part of the mine has been open to the public. At the entrance to the mine there is a restaurant and a museum. The museum is located at the back of the restaurant and can be visited independently of a guided tour during the restaurant's opening hours.

Various guided tours are available, advance reservation is required for most tours.


Local weather

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  • 05:45
  • 21:10
  • Max: 28°C
  • Min: 14°C
  • Saturday
    • 20°C
    • 12°C
  • Sunday
    • 21°C
    • 12°C
  • Monday
    • 22°C
    • 13°C

Gonzen Iron Mine