Eisriesenwelt Cave Tour, Austria

About Eisriesenwelt Cave:- The Eisriesenwelt Cave Austria is one natural limestone and ice cave which is located in Werfen, Austria which is about 40 km South of Salzburg. The cave is part of Hochkogel mountain of Alps in Tennengebirge section. It is largest ice cave in world and extends up to 42 Km which is visited by around 200,000 tourists every year. The cave opens from May to October and temperatures are freezing so warm clothing is required. The Tennengebirge mountains got formed during the late Tertiary period and is Mastiff regions of Alps. The primary reason of formation was eroding passageways by Salzach river into mountains.

How can reach:- "Eisriesenwelt Cave" is located in western of the Austria country. It is just 351.3 KM distance from Vienna capital city. It is well connected to "Salzburg International Airport" (51.4 KM) where tourists can get some international flights and domestic flights. Werfen (5.8 KM) is the nearest railway station where you can get high speed trains to Vienna city.

Visit Timings:-

8.00 am to 4.00 pm : 1 May to 29 Oct

Closed Months: Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, March and April

Tickets Price (Entrance Fee):- Combined rate (cave visit & cable car)

€ 24.0 : General Adult

€ 14.0 : Child (5 to 14 Years old)

€ 18.0 : Youth (15 to 18 Years old)

€ 22.0 : Disable, retirees, Student, Alpine

FREE: 0 to 4 Years old

Discovery Year :- 1879

Show cave opened :- 1920

Show cave length :- 1,000 metres

strong>Address:- Eishohlenstrasse 30, 5450 Werfen, Austria.

Location:- Werfen, Austria (Western).

Tourist Attractions:- Cable car riding, largest ice cave in the world, mountain climbing, Hohenwerfen Castle, sight scenery etc.

Website:- http://www.eisriesenwelt.at

Weather Temperature:-

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -5.0 -3.9 0.2 3.0 8.0 11.0 13.5 13.0 9.4 5.0 0.1 -3.5
Average High (℃) 3.0 4.6 9.4 13.3 19.0 21.5 24.4 23.5 19.4 14.0 7.0 3.0

Nearest Accommodations:-

Luxury Hotels:- Travel Charme Bergresort Werfenweng (+43 6466 391678), Restaurant Hotel Gasthof Tirolerwirt (+43 6462 2776).

Affordable Hotels:- Gasthaus Pension Schontal (+43 6466 447), Barbarahof Werfenweng - Gasthof-Pension (+43 6466 402), Landhaus Rohrmoser (+43 6466 466), Haus Alpina (+43 6466 463), Berggasthof Zaismann (+43 6468 7251), Weisses Roessl Werfen (+43 6468 5268), Werfenerhof (+43 6468 5202).

Distances from Eisriesenwelt Cave:-

Vienna City : 351.3 KM

Graz City : 220.1 KM

Linz City : 188.6 KM

Salzburg City : 60.8 KM

Innsbruck City : 222.4 KM

Klagenfurt City : 185.3 KM

Nearest Major Airport:- "Salzburg international airport" is the nearest airport which is just 51.4 KM distance from Eisriesenwelt Cave. Tourists can get here domestic and international (some European countries only) flights. "Vienna International Airport" (375.8 KM) is the main airport of the Austria where tourists can get all over world's flights easily.

Nearest Railway Station:- Werfen (5.0 KM distance). Tourists can get high speed trains from Werfen to Vienna capital city and Graz city.

Approx journey timing Werfen to Vienna 3 hours and 20 minutes and travel distance is 251 KM.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Salzburg International Airport" (51.4 KM) to Melk town tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Salzburg International Airport" (51.4 KM) to Melk town tour.

Cable Car: Cable Car is available from base to cave mouth. It is a paid services for tourists. Its ticket price includes with cave entry fee.