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Eisriesenwelt, or World of the Ice Giants, is the largest ice cave in the world.
Officially discovered in 1879, when Anton Posselt, a Salzburg Natural Scientist pushed a few hundred meters into the mountain, the caves have since become a big tourist attraction for the region.
To access the caves, visitors first take a cable car up to the Dr. Oedl Haus, a traditional mountain hut located 1574m above sea level, where you can get something to eat, or even book a room if necessary.
From here you walk to the caves entrance. The tour lasts approximately 75 minutes, and it is advised to dress warm even if it is a hot summer’s day. The average temperature in the caves in 0 degrees, so if you arrive in shorts and a t-shirt, you will find t... read more