ICE CAVES AND FORTRESS OF WERFEN TOUR
Enjoy a full-day tour exploring the area of Werfen with the world's biggest ice caves and the fortress of Werfen with its falconry, without having to worry about getting there and back all hassle free.
the countryside in the south of Salzburg
the area of Werfen and
drive towards the ice caves
a nice cable car ride up to the ice caves
a tour through the ice caves (extra tickets)
the fortress of Werfen with it's falconry
a scenic drive back to the city of Salzburg
The fascination of permanent ice, the great views from the mountain is just one of the highlights of this trip.
Feel the fresh air, realize the nature and the life in the mountains once you are going up the mountain to the entrance of the ice caves. Your friendly guide will welcoming you and explain you whie you are hiking up the stairs inside the ice caves and feel the cold air, getting rewarded with light up ice sculptures that only nature can do in such a fascinating way. Realize and touch the ice that has been formed in layers in hundreds of years and changes permanently. Each year it is another fascination to see and explore the ice caves as they are always differently.
After all of this hike and exercise it is great to get down to the valley, heat up with with a nice lunch and seeing then the fascinating history of the fortress of Werfen, where already the movie “where eagle's dare” was filmed and enjoy some real eagles, falcons, etc flying around and showing their talents while they fly around your head in search of food from the falconry. Enjoy then the history of this fortress that seems to be the perfect bases for a knight and princess story, perched in the middle of the valley surrounded by mountains and the river of Salzach.
A fascinating combination and enjoyful day with spectacular views, great nature and outstanding history! Finish the day up with a scenic drive through the Salzach valley back to the city of Salzburg!
entrance fees are not included and need to be paid directly there (by card or cash), unless booked online.
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