Dürntal (Dürn valley) near Weiz.
In Göttelsberg, on the Weiz-Graz road, take the 7km long road to Dürntal. From the cave car park a 100 m walk leads to the cave guides' hut with waiting room, balcony and snack bar.
|Open:||APR-MAY Sat, Sun, Hol 8-17. JUN-AUG daily 8-17. SEP-OCT Sat, Sun, Hol 8-17.|
|Guided tours:||D=45min., min. 5 pers.|
|Address:||P. Reisinger, A-8160 Dürntal 4, Tel: +43-3172-67328.|
|As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.|
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|Last update:||$Date: 2015/08/30 21:51:49 $|
|1950||leased by the couple Hermann and Regina Hofer.|
|1952||electric light installed and opened to the public.|
Grasslhöhle has been known for centuries. Just inside the entrance there is a veritable forest of stalagmites. The heart of the cave is the Dome with numerous cascades of stalagmites. The so-called Giant is 3m thick and 10m high. There are galleries running along the sides of the Dome which display a rich array of speleothems.
Grasslhöhle is easy to explore and gives children in particular an impressive insight into the beauty and fascination of such a cavern. Whoever intends to visit both Grasslhöhle and Katerloch should make a point of inspecting the considerably smaller Grasslhöhle first in order to fully appreciate the grandeur of the Katerloch afterwards.
Text by Tony Oldham (2002). With kind permission.
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