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Werfen Ice Caves

Salzburg Alps, Werfen, Austria
+43 6468 5248
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“ice cave” (31 reviews)
“cable car” (87 reviews)
“steep walk” (15 reviews)
Salzburg Alps, Werfen, Austria
+43 6468 5248
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Said to be the longest ice cave in the world, it’s worth a little effort to visit this attraction. Way to reach its entrance is quite fun already and involves steep ride up to parking, walk up the hill and cable car ride with some...More

1  Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

I went to a lot of places in Austria. The ice caves were awesome. There was snow on the ground and on the mountain tops. The views getting to the ice caves were spectaular. The ice caves were just as amazing. The guides pass out...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed October 9, 2017

It is a different experience to walk inside a cave full of ice. It was cold and beautiful. However inside the cave is pretty dark, nothing like the photos on the website. If they invested more in some lightening (LED for example) it would be...More

1  Thank Annelisebdc
Reviewed October 1, 2017

If you are in Austria, this is not to be missed. However, myself and my wife we were not very well prepared for trekking, but we thoroughly enjoyed it. The journey involves trekking along a steep path to see splendid parts of Austria and to...More

Thank Achuthan H
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Well obviously when you see the postcards and photos of this place it looks marvelous, and so it is in fact... it is a marvelous hidden part of nature but..................... I am 41 year old and was visiting the place with my wife and daughter...More

4  Thank Silvio G
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The "Eisriesenwelt" in Werfen should NOT be missed! It is a truly amazing experience. There is plenty of signage from the town of Werfen to get to the ice caves. Don't bother parking at the bottom of the mountain and taking the shuttle. The drive...More

5  Thank Janelle P
Reviewed August 28, 2017

The "Eisriesenwelt" in Werfen should definitely be on the program, if one in the area vacation. The approach road is very well marked with signs. You can park the car after the crossing of the Salzach at the parking lot and go up by bus...More

9  Thank free_fireman
Reviewed August 9, 2017

A strenuous but totally worth while visit. One of our most exhilarating trips in Austria.Best for kids over age of 8. Include this in your itinerary if you want everlasting memories and awesome pics.

Thank Rebecca349
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I read a lot of reviews before we left for Austria, but none of them sufficiently described the location of the cave entrance. I expected the coldness, the stairs, the ice. But I was surprised at where the entrance of the cave was located. It...More

Thank WhereIsAprilNow
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

A must go when you are in Austria. The caves are on a high altitude, need to walk a lot on steep track after a gondola ride. Not advisable for people who can not walk for long as the path to the caves and the...More

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October 16, 2017|
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Response from free_fireman | Reviewed this property |
Yes - the tours are in English and German, the guides speaking very well English, so you can enjoy the tour and the really grand and famous cave - on the beginning - on the front of the entrance the groups were divided... More
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September 29, 2017|
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Response from Holzermayr | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no, only from May on. The cave is located high on the mountains.
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June 15, 2017|
Response from East to West A | Reviewed this property |
There are no winter clothes to rent while you are there. You can by a cheap sweater and hat in Salzburg if you don't have anything suitable with you.