Superlatives of Glacier Grottoes


Glacier Grottoes are sometimes called ice caves or glacier caves, but both terms are wrong. This are artificial caverns dug into the glaciers for various reasons, but mostly as a tourist attraction.


Cave Explanation
SubterraneaEispavillon Mittelallalin Is the largest glacier grotto of the world with an area of 5,000m².
SubterraneaGletschergrotte Klein Matterhorn Is the highest glacier grotto of the world, 3,820m asl. We think its also the highest tourist sight described on showcaves.com.
SubterraneaLangjökull Glacier Grotto Is the longest glacier grotto of the world, 500m long.