Europe’s highest altitude publicly accessible cave
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)
Oct. 15th, 2019 to May 31st, 2020: Guided tours on request under +43 5287 87251
June 1st to July 9th and Sep. 10th to Oct. 14th: Daily hourly guided tours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
July 10th to Sep. 19th 2020: daily hourly guided tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.
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,-
Destination address for your navigation:
A-6293 Tux, Lanersbach 401
Plan your route online:
The airports at Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich are between 90 and 230 km from Tux-Finkenberg.