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Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave, Werfen
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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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  • Eisriesenwelt was one of the most amazing places I visited so far! It has amazing ice sculptures, and the guides are also really good! The cave is huge (42km in total), but the part we visit is not th...  more »
  • My group of five travelled from Salzburg to Werfen to visit the Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave ("EIC") as a day trip two days prior to the cave closing for the season till reopening on 1 May 2017. We purchase...  more »
  • The Eisiesenwelt Ice Cave is within a short (50min) drive of Salzburg and worth a visit. The attraction itself is interesting, but the walk up to the cave and surrounding scenery is the real attractio...  more »