Explore some of the 42 km (26 mi) of breathtaking formations at Eisriesenwelt, the world's largest ice caves. Erosion by the Salzach river within the Tennengebirge mountains created these underground wonders of limestone ice. The caves were first discovered in 1879, but further discovery in 1912 led to their current popularity. Long walkways have been constructed to allow visitors to walk throughout, and in 1955 a cable car was built to bring tourists up to the unassuming entrance at 1,656 m (5,433 ft) above sea level. Dress warmly, as the temperature inside the caves is usually below freezing. Check the schedule online in advance, and plan to arrive early, as there can be long lines. Put Eisriesenwelt on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Werfenweng trip tool .
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Безумная красота и высота Альп. Мы долго поднимались на автобусе, долго шли, поднимались по канатной дороге, потом снова шли. Но оно того стоило: красивые высокие горы, покрытые снежными шапками, зеле... more »Crazy beauty and height of the Alps. We've climbed on the bus, long walked, climbed on a rope-way, then kept going. But it was worth it: beautiful high mountains, covered with snow caps, green meadows at the foot of the beautiful pine trees. Every 10 meters, we stopped to make another stunning photo. In the cave again have to climb on wooden stairs. Provide lamps with live fire, leaflets describing tours in Russian. Guide, gregarious, Sung "Katyusha" in one of the halls of the cave. Be sure to dress warmer in the cave is very cold.
Eingebettet zwischen Hochkönig und Tennen-Gebirge liegt der Markt Werfen in Salzburg, bekannt durch die Burg Hohenwerfen und die Eisriesenwelt. Letztere gilt als die weltweit größte Eishöhle. Entdeckt... more »Surrounded by the High King and the Tennen mountains market is throwing in Salzburg, known by the Castle Hohenwerfen and the world of the ice giants. The latter is regarded as the world's largest ice cave. Discovered in 1879, 40 km are accessible, from the approximately 30,000 m/3 a roughly 3-hour long guided tour is offered here. Adapted with regard to a temperature of 0 ° C and slopes of over 130 m of ind "winter clothes" and appropriate footwear. You reached the ice caves of ejecting over a 5 km-long mountain road followed by 3 minutes cable car ride (or 1-2 hours walk). The unique ice sculptures, ice palaces and niches, craggy walls of ice, ice organs, illuminated by carbide lamps, are unique. Please cave guide timetable.
Se partite bene con uno spirito d'avventura sappiate questo, c'è da camminare un bel pò per raggiungere la funivia che vi porterà ad un passo da una delle grotte più belle del mondo a meno che la pigr... more »If it matches well with a spirit of adventure know this, you have to walk quite a bit to get to the cable car that will take you one step away from one of the most beautiful caves in the world unless laziness there assault and take the bus. Let's call this step because that is not, to moderate pace there are approximately 20/30 minutes walk uphill to the final section before the entry of the cave. Up to here, weather permitting you can go into the rebel held but, past the door to the Ice Cave if you are not protected by heavy clothing know that die frozen, naaaaaaa joking but it's hot, the way is divided into two parts , that brief and that long, the walkways are narrow and icy handrail be careful not fall and hang on without many distractions between phones and photos, the guides will show you every corner of this cave making you dream ... SEEING IS BELIEVING
One of the best cave experiences. Be ready to walk from ticket office to cable car and then from cable car exit to the cave entrance. Within the cave no photography is allowed. 1400 steps of walking in the cave i.e about 1km and 70 minutes. Totally worth the effort.
Great adventure! Good level of fitness is required, some 700 steps to go up, or the entire group is slowed down. Please don't bring small children, Echoing crying babies ruined the ambiance. English staff was great! Very fun and lovely.
The view outside of the cave is breathtaking. You can't see much within the cave, other than what the guide and lanterns will light up, which is a shame. Yes, it's the biggest ice cave on the world, but is it the most interesting one? I'm not sold yet.
This is a one of a kind place. You need to be in fairly good physical condition. Just getting up to the cave would be hard for young kids or elderly people. Very high elevation mixed with many places to fall. Once inside the cave a guid leads the way and you will go up and down stairs almost continuously for about 1.5 hours. Your legs will get a workout but what you will see inside will be worth every leg pain! No cameras and no flashlights are allowed they only use natural lanterns to illuminate the huge cave full of ice.
Very fascinating! Hike is easy if you have a good fitness level, maybe challenging if not. Stunning views. Tour goes for approx 70mins. Make sure you are wearing warm clothes!! Best to go first thing in morning to avoid queues. Round trip 2 1/2-3 hours. Highly recommend
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