Bavaria from beneath – discover caves in Bavaria

Time for a change of perspective – because Bavaria has plenty to offer under the surface as well.

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Time for a change of perspective – because Bavaria has plenty to offer under the surface as well. Children find trips underground particularly exciting. And the good thing for stressed adults – there's no more peaceful place than a cave in Bavaria.

Tropfsteine in der Teufelshöhle

Teufelshöhle (Devil's Cave) in Pottenstein: An impressive feat of nature

There are more than 1,000 caves in Franconian Switzerland. The most well-known and most accessible is the "Teufelshöhle" (Devil's Cave) in Pottenstein, which is one of the most famous stalactite caves in Bavaria.
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Tropfsteine in der Maximiliansgrotte

Maximilian Grotto in the "Veldenstein" region

The largest stalactite in Germany. You certainly won't want for things to see in the Maximilian Grotto, which consists of an intricate network of caves and tunnels.
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Treppe in einer Höhle

World of discovery on the Grünten in Burgberg in the Allgäu: Discover the world of mining

There is a long tradition of mining in the Allgäu. And for this reason an entire museum village has been dedicated to the "Erzgruben" (ore mines).
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Handschellen an Ketten vor einer steinernen Wand

The perforated prisons and rock passages in Nuremberg

Below the town hall, 15 prison cells show how prisoners fared in the 14th century. In the Middle Ages, the extensive underground tunnels were also used as a brewery for Nuremberg beer.
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World of discovery on the Grünten in Burgberg in the Allgäu
Nearest station: Sonthofen Grüntenstraße 2
87545 Burgberg in the Allgäu
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