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Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave, Werfen

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
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4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Take a breath of fresh air at the world's largest ice cave, Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave, penetrating 42 km (26 mi) into the Alp mountains, 1,656 m (5,433 ft) above sea level. Book a guided tour, and walk through tunnels and labyrinths of limestone covered in thick layers ice. The ice never melts due to chilling winds blowing from deep inside the cave's chambers. The guide will hand you a lamp at the entrance so you can explore the ice formations, some of which are more than 20 m (65 ft) tall. Dress warmly--the temperatures are almost constantly below freezing. Add Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave to your Werfen travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Werfen tour planner.
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  • In this cave we have enjoyed very much, after all, is the largest in the world and measures 42 km, but accessible to the ice is just 2 km away, As some have already completed, the US ... disappointed. The output is heavy on physical fitness, I do not recommend for children and the elderly, who have some health limitations, the joints//srdce. From the parking lot to the challenging ascent by cable car, the journey takes 20 min 3 min and next challenging output 20 min. Before entering the cave, you must change clothes into dry clothes, because you are completely wet from sweat. You need to get dressed up in winter clothes in the cave is 0 ° c. At the entrance to the cave of the wind speed by about 100 km, oveje you, pressure. The disappointment there has been until now, part of the tourists got open lamps, because the cave was completely dark. Lamps serve to you spotted on narrow stairs, which has been up and down 700 700. Guide to light lit wire and so osvetľoval and interesting parts of the cave, which was insufficient. Still, you need to look under your feet, because the levels of stairs is changing every moment, and if you like to relax, didn't stand a chance, because the lamp before you moved away and you were in absolute darkness, so the visual experience was minimal. And you went another expedition. On leaving the cave you again was accompanied by winds that you literally printed in the cave. The following is from wet clothes into dry clothes again and an enjoyable descent to the cable and into the parking lot. Output with the show and return to the parking lot took 4.5 hours. Photography is prohibited.
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  • So arriving and driving through Werfen you do not get to understand just how far you have to climb to get to this beauty. True, you can use the park and ride and get the shuttle bus to within 300 yard...  read more »
  • Okay, I admit we did not do our diligent research before embarking on this adventure. My husband has a bad back/knees and I have a bad knee with a brace but am quite mobile. If you are driving it is a...  read more »
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