Teufelshoehle Pottenstein, Pottenstein

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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. Make Teufelshoehle Pottenstein a part of your Pottenstein vacation plans using our Pottenstein vacation maker app .
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  • Have made multiple tours in this cave and it's still amazes me everytime. It's a German tour but they play English after the tour guide speaks. Usually you're walking off to the next area of interest ...  more »
  • The stalactites of the Devil's Cave are very beautiful and partially lit by changing colors. The gorge at the exit of the cave, which can be viewed without caves tour, by the way is also great. I don't like has: - the cave can be visited only with leadership in large groups - the leader always disappear and even through the course to the next meeting. There the Director reappears, but until all group members have arrived and too prematurely turn the beautiful lighting and a recorded discussion of the just noticeable stalactites and stalagmites. Visitors who admire the beautiful stalactites on the road longer, unaware of the remarks and the special lighting. -The leader complained the outrageous if he gets a tip at the end of "leadership". -It is often through man-made, concrete-lined corridors. Parking:-parking at the cave costs €2 for maximum 2.5 hours. Due to the tight time limit, one can undertake any hike to the river after visiting caves from there that would be worth but very. -Free and unlimited parking is at the nearby summer toboggan run (which is also worth). From there, we recommend a short walk along the river. Compared to the summer toboggan run, South of the bath, a little hidden path leads up to the observation tower stairway to heaven. -Parking on the southern edge of Pottenstein costs €3 for the whole day. From there, you can walk to the cave.
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  • The Devil's Cave, which was used very early as a tourist attraction is situated in direct vicinity of Pottenstein. The cave is very well built, it is not too hard to see. The Devil's Cave can be visited only with a guide and here is the crux of the matter a little. Although you can get interesting details to hear, but if it is fed through the cave with a group of 60 people, the guide was not always easy to understand. Also the light show should get any upgrade at the end, the whole is already slightly dusted. Total still worth a visit.
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