Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves

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Country: Austria Region:
Salzburg
Town:
Werfen
Category:

tourist attraction

other / nature

Recommended for children from the following age groups:
  • 3-7
  • 7-12
  • 12-16

Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave is located in the Salzburg Alps, with the entrance hole at the height of 1641 m above sea level

Eisriesenwelt is the world's largest natural limestone cave, consisting of many chambers, filled with with ice during the whole year. The temperature inside does not exceed 0°C, and therefore the water leaking through the rock gaps immediately freezes. The total length of the caves is 42 km.

Walking takes place with a guide, each participant receives a mining lamp.

When planning a trip to the interior of the caves, you must obtain warm clothing for children and caps and gloves plus warm, comfortable shoes.

Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves

CC licence: some rights reserved by Johan Lindgren

Adress:

Eishöhlenstrasse 30, 5450 Werfen, Austria

Gallery:
Opening days and hours:

Open daily from May 1 to October 26 in the hours 9:00-15:30 in July and August till 16:30

Tickets adults:
9 € entrance to a cave only or € 20: entrance to the cave and cable car ride
Tickets children:
4,5 € entrance to a cave or € 10: entrance to the cave and cable car ride
Pass:

n/a

E-mail:

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Phone:

+43 0662 84269014

Source:

sunnycompany.com; www.eisriesenwelt.at http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eisriesenwelt

Updated on

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

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