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Dachstein Krippenstein - Things to Know Before Visiting

Winkl 34, 4831 Obertraun, Austria

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About Dachstein Krippenstein

The Dachstein Krippenstein cable car not only takes you to the Schönbergalm, the Dachstein Ice Caves and to the Mammoth Cave without any need to flex those muscles, it also takes you to Obertraun’s local mountain, the Krippenstein at 2100m.


Attractions Near Dachstein Krippenstein

Dachstein Mammoth Cave
Dachstein Mammoth Cave1.46km from Dachstein Krippenstein

The Dachstein Mammoth Cave is located on the edge of the northern Dachstein Mountains above the municipality of Obertraun in close proximity to the Dachstein Giant Ice Cave and the Hirlatz Cave. This giant Mammut Cave is one of the largest karst caves in the world impresses with its size, variety of shapes and spectacular artistic installations – something you would never expect to see beneath the ground in Salzkammergut.

Dachstein Giant Ice Cave
Dachstein Giant Ice Cave1.79km from Dachstein Krippenstein

The Dachstein Ice cave lies high above the Trauntal valley and is just a few minutes’ walk away from the Schönbergalm. The ice is formed by water which seeps from the Dachstein plateau down into the cave through small cracks and joins in the cliff. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and the ice with its fascinating, glistening shapes and figures, is immersed in light and music.

5 Fingers
5 Fingers2.85km from Dachstein Krippenstein

The "5fingers" viewing platform in Obertraun is one of the most spectacular viewing platforms in Austria and offers adrenaline rushes at the highest level. It was named "5 Fingers" by virtue of its hand-like shape. The individual fingers, which are approximately 4 m long fingers, are built over a precipice of about 400 m depth. The observation deck is illuminated at night, making it visible from Hallstatt and Obertraun.

Krippenstein
Krippenstein3.88km from Dachstein Krippenstein

The Hohe Krippenstein is a 2,108 m high, popular panoramic mountain on the northern edge of the Dachstein Mountains in Upper Austria. It has the shape of a double peak : in front of the Hohe Krippenstein, 500 m away, is a very rocky summit of 2,034 m, which carries a transmitter mast and the so-called pioneer cross. A good trekking destination and also it offers beautiful views of this area.

Hallstatt
Hallstatt4.48km from Dachstein Krippenstein

A small picturesque town declared as one of the World Heritage Sites in Austria. Hallstatt is known for its production of salt, dating back to prehistoric times.

Central Square
Central Square4.48km from Dachstein Krippenstein

Central Square Marktplatz today is an iconic example of Austrian architecture and a nexus of the town of Hallstatt. Visit the square, nestled within the city named to the World Heritage List, and wander among a host of old buildings marked by balconies and steep roofs. One of the iconic attraction in this area and also there are so many other options too.

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