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The Feengrotten – a World of Experience – can be reached by bus, train or by car.

All these travel possibilities can be found here in summary.

We look forward to your visit.


Grottoneum - Feengrotten - Feenweltchen

Children 9,90 €
Adults 14,90 €


Grottoneum - Feengrotten

Children 7,90 €
Adults 11,90

Opening Times

May - October
Feengrotten / Grottoneum/ Feenweltchen
Daily 9.30am to 5.00pm

November - April    
Feengrotten / Grottoneum
Daily 10.30am to 3.30pm

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General Information

General Information

Saalfeld, the beautiful town on the Saale River, is situated at the foot of Thuringia’s slate mountains surrounded by gentle mountains and green forests. With its more than 1,100-year-old history, it is among the oldest towns in Thuringia. Discover the historic town centre on a tour. Find out interesting and thrilling facts about the former monastery, mining and residence town and be inspired by its flair.

Visit the Saalfeld Fairy Grottoes, whose reputation as the “most colourful cave grottoes in the world” have made the town internationally famous. Immerse yourself in the kingdom of fairies and miners and be captivated by the Fairy Grottoes show mine. Saalfeld is always worth the trip, whether it’s for one day or several days. We will be happy to advise you and look forward to your visit!

Visitor Tips

- We recommend you wear solid footwear during your visit to the Feengrotten.
- To protect your clothing, we recommend you wear a cloak during the tour.
  These are distributed free of charge at the beginning of the expedition.
- The mine temperature is about 8-10 °C in all seasons, with air humidity of close to 100 %.
- The length of the Grotto Tour is approximately 550 m. The stairwells are easily accessible.

Our Service for you

... guided tour and visit of the Grottoneum for bus drivers and tour guides for free
... free parking is provided directly in the Feengrotten Park for buses


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Saalfelder Feengrotten und Tourismus GmbH, Feengrottenweg 2, D-07318 Saalfeld | Tel +49 3671 55040 | Fax +49 3671 550440