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Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave

Tauern Motorway, Werfen, Austria
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Tauern Motorway, Werfen, Austria
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Sometimes it's better to not know what you are getting in to until after you pay. I imagine if my husband had known or realized about the two 20 minute uphill hikes and the funicular ride up to the cave and then 700 steps up...More

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We've been to the Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave on a previous trip over five years ago. So, we knew there was a hike involved and a lot of steps to climb once we were inside the cave. We wore appropriate shoes and packed a jacket. The...More

Thank Traveling007Texan
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Incredible place!!! Recommend to visit there for all people, all ages and don't miss. It is an unforgettable experience. Only 1/2 hours from Salzburg and from Flachau.

Thank orawolfowicz
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

The Eisriesenwelt, the Giant Ice World, is not lightly named. It sounds like a Theme Park but it is a wonder of Nature, the largest ice cave in the world. This 40 kilometre cave system in the limestone rock south of Salzburg is found at...More

Thank sasunnach
Reviewed September 19, 2017

The Ice Cave does have a fairly strenuous hike to get to the opening, but it is definitely worth the views inside! Due to the fact that you will work up a sweat hiking up to the cave (and the cool temperatures inside) it is...More

Thank jmk_girl
Reviewed September 19, 2017

It took me the whole day getting there, doing the tour and going back to Salzburg. Watch out what day it is, because on certain RANDOM days, everything in Werfen is closed, so you can't eat. The bus transfers were relatively badly organized in respect...More

Thank dusics95
Reviewed September 19, 2017

When arriving you can choose to park in the valley and take the shuttle bus to the entrance or drive up to the parking lots up the mountain. When taking the car to the entrance, be aware that it's a steep twisting road up. Personally...More

Thank Michel G
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The ice cave is just amazing to watch. However, you must be prepared to endure a long mid level hiking so make sure to wear good hiking shoes. The scenery on your way to the cave is stunning. Remember, temperature usually drops approximately 1 Celcius...More

Thank AJan74
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Very proud to say that we got to visit the largest ice cave in the world. We reached the place via train and bus. Take a note of the bus timing in case you are using public transportation. There is a total trek time of...More

1  Thank valentine_wanderer
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

It's a long walk till you enter the cave but it's worth it.you should come with good walking shoes and warm clothing.the cave itself is amazing and a lot of fun for all ages.inside the cave you go up 700 stairs and then you go...More

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January 16, 2018|
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Response from sasunnach | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the booking office is fully equipped to handle any payment
October 12, 2017|
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Response from umurali | Reviewed this property |
I have been to eisriesenwelt and enjoyed the trip. From what I have researched following are the difference. 1. Eisrisesenwelt claims to be the worlds largest ice cave while dachstein is one of the largest 2. From the... More
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Nir L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stephan, You get to the cave entry where there are several benches/steps so you could rearrange and add some layers... A bit earlier down the trail, there's a shade cover over the trail, in this section you may find a... More