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The Spannagelhöhle at Hintertux Glacier

The cave at the Spannagelhaus (short Spannagelhöhle), is the largest marble (rock) cave in the Central Alps, is open all year and explorable as part of a guided tour. Learn more about the history, age, hydrology streams, cave climate and animal life of this particular cave from the Cave Guides, and marvel at the marble stratification, stalactites, crystals, erosion cauldrons and bone finds. Important: Please pay attention to the correct clothing (solid clothes and shoes)

Guided tours:

October 15, 2020 to May 31, 2021: Guided tours by appointment at +43/5287/87251

Duration: approx. 60 minutes
Admission: Adults € 15,00
Children 6 to 15 years (minimum height 1.20m) € 8,00
Discount available with Tux Finkenberg ticket and Zillertal Activcard
Dogs are not allowed in the cave.

The entry to the Spannagel cave is directly in front of the Spannagelahaus and around 5 walking minutes away from Tuxer Fernerhaus, which you can reach with Gletscherbus 1 and 2.

Adventure cave trekking:

On request, extensive tours of several hours (ca. 2.5 - 3 hrs) are available, where cave trekkers are taken even deeper into the complex cave system under the Hintertux Glacier. The level of difficulty is comparable to a category B via ferrata.
Experience cave courses, which are otherwise only accessible to cave guides. Pass stalagmites, marble, sintering, crystals ... a special experience for brave adventurers.
Immerse yourself in the uniqueness of nature during the cave trekking on the Hintertux Glacier. Let yourself be enchanted by the impressive scenery.

Price per person: € 60,-

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Arrive by

Destination address for the tourist information:
A-6293 Tux, Lanersbach 401

Plan your route online:

Detailed information on how to get to Tux-Finkenberg by bus is available here.

The airports at Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich are between 90 and 230 km from Tux-Finkenberg.


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