Eisriesenwelt Ice Caves

Werfen, Austria

Five Facts

  • The Eisriesenwelt is the largest ice cave in the world
  • The word Eisriesenwelt means "The world of ice giants" in German
  • The cave is inside the Hochkogel Mountain in Tennengebirge section of the Alps. with only one entrance
  • Discovered in 1879
  • Although only known for 137 years the cave is over 100 million years old


Sunday, May 1st, 9am to Wednesday, Oct. 26th, 4:30pm

Eisriesenwelt, Werfen, Austria


Due to below freezing temperatures in the winter tours will be unavailable The cave only offers tours as an attraction but there are many sights to see and activities to do in a town not far from the caves location