Ice giant world
Journey time: approx. 40 min
Ice caves in SalzburgThe ice giant world in Werfen is the world’s biggest ice cave. Here you can discover the world’s mightiest ice figures in huge halls. In the light of historic carbide lights and magnesium light you can discover the ice palace, the castle of the ice giant, the veil of the ice queen and much more. Inside the cave the average temperature in the summer is 0° Celsius; you should therefore take warm clothes with you for the one-hour guided tour. We also recommend good shoes in order to be able to walk safely in the cave.
open daily from 1 March to 26 October
Opening hoursCave and cable car: 1 May to 26 October. Opening hours: 9.00am to 3.30pm (last tour) or 4.30pm (last tour in July and August). Duration of tour: approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes. You should calculate a total of 3 to 4 hours. Information tel.: +43/ (0)6468/ 5248
You can reach the ice giant world about 40 km south of Salzburg from the Friesacher hotel quickest on the Tauern motorway (A10), more excitingly on the Salzachtal federal highway or most conveniently by train: Werfen station. Just follow the signs to the ice giant world.