Teufelshoehle Pottenstein, Pottenstein

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Cave
Teufelshoehle Pottenstein, which translates to "devil's cave," is 1,500 m (4,900 ft) long--the longest in Germany. The name comes from the unexplained disappearance of livestock in the vicinity, the remains of which were eventually found upon full exploration of the cave. Take a tour of the caves to learn about the many rock formations and even see the skeleton of a bear that met its demise by falling into the cave. Tours are available in German and English. Opening hours differ by season, so be sure to check ahead of time. Use our Pottenstein tour planner to visit Teufelshoehle Pottenstein on your trip to Pottenstein, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • You pay for the entry, I think the ticket price is around 5-10 euros per person. This entry includes guided tour. Great outing for a family, you will definitely enjoy the walk around the cave.It is co...  more »
  • Liked it! Never been in a cave with stalactites and stalagmites. Interesting place to visit is worthwhile. All unusual limestone figurines are highlighted in different colors. In the cave is quite damp. Dress warmer. Lots of steep stairs up and down, there is a rather vzmetnu places. Entrance 5 € for adults, there is a description in German, English, Russian, French.
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  • This always well-attended dripstone cave is known beyond the borders of Franconia. We enjoy also the freshly smoked trout after a visit to the cave next to the parking lot.
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