The world's biggest ice cave

The world's biggest ice cave! Stunning glacial formations await visitors in this giant cave with a length of more than 40 kilometers including a large number of stairs that need to be climbed. Illumination is provided by portable carbide lamps.

Eisriesenwelt Werfen

Eishöhlenstraße 30
5450 Werfen
Salzburg / Austria


In the western part of the Tennengebirge mountains near Werfen. High-Alpine glacial cave with large ice formations. Altitude: 1641 meters (5,384 ft).


  • Via a 20-minute walk from the parking area to the cable car station
  • from there it takes another 20 minutes to walk to the cave entrance.
  • Alternatively, a 3-hour hike from Werfen.
  • Light: Carbide lamps and magnesium ribbon lamps.
  • Open from May to October.
  • Guided tours: Daily from 1 May to 26 October.
  • Time needed: Approx. 1.5 to 3 hrs

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