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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. 

The family-friendly natural monument Spannagelhöhle is ideal to visit even in bad weather!

Meeting point: Spannagelhaus (ascent with the gondola to the Tuxer Fernerhaus at 2,660m, 10 minutes' walk to the Spannagel Cave at the Spannagelhaus)



Familie Anfang | Tel.: +43/5287/87251 | E-Mail: [email protected] 

Please note: In addition to our genaral safety measures, please note:
"vaccinated, tested or recovered" & advance booking for groups with more than 10 people




  • June 1st to July 9th, 2021 & September 10th to October 14th 2021:
    daily hourly guided tours from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m
  • July 10th to September 9th 2021:
    daily hourly guided tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • October 15th 2021 to May 31st 2022:
    guided tours by appointment only under +43/5287/87251

Duration: approx. 60 Minuten
Admission fee: Adults € 15,00 | Children (6 to 15 years- minimum size 1.20 m) € 8,00 | Discounts with Tux-Finkenberg Ticket and Zillertal Activcard
Requirements: surefootedness and no claustrophobia

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  • Cave Trekking

  • Easy trekking tour without climbing

WITH ADVANCE BOOKING under +43/5287/87251 or [email protected]


Cave trekkings 

On request, extensive tours of several hours are available, where cave trekkers are taken even deeper into the complex cave system under the Hintertux Glacier. Experience cave courses, which are otherwise only accessible to cave guides

  • Trekking tour 2: (from 16 years)
    Level of difficulty: comparable to a category B via ferrata
    Duration: approx. 3 hours, Admission fee: € 75, - per person
  • Trekking tour 3: (from 18 years)
    Very sporty trekking tour, comparable to a category E via ferrata
    Duration: approx. 5 hours, Admission fee: € 120, - per person

Requirements: Good physical condition, surefootedness and no claustrophobia

Trekking tour without climbing

Trekking tour without climbing

  • Level of difficulty: easy trekking tour for adults and teens from 14 years of age (surefootedness required)
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours (excl. dressing before the tour)
  • Admission fee: € 50,- per person
  • Requirements: Good physical condition, surefootedness and no claustrophobia
Cavetrekking in HintertuxGuidet tour in the SpannagelhöhleGuidet tour in the SpannagelhöhleSpannagelhöhle at Hintertuxer Gletscher
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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