Ice Palace


The Dachstein Ice Palace is a seductive and mystical world of ice and snow deep inside the Dachstein glacier.

Be enchanted by a journey through Styria - the green heart of Austria - six meters under the eternal ice.

Created in 2007, the Ice Palace astounds visitors with intricately detailled carved figures, ice pillars & a crystal dome.

The Ice Palace is just a three-minute walk away from the mountain station of the Dachstein Glacier cable car and is open daily.


Opening times for the Ice Palace including the suspension bridge and stairway to nothingness                                                        
Daily until the end of the summer season                                    08:30 to 16:15


Prices of Ice Palace including the suspension bridge and stairway to nothingness   
Adults From November 4th 2017 until May 1st 2018 the entrance is free!
Youths (born 1999, 2000, 2001)
Children (born 2002 to 2011)


Sturdy footwear and warm clothing are recommended for your visit!

NEW: The journey through Styria

The Ennstal-based author and painter Walter Thorwartl has written a extraordinary fairytale specially for 
the Ice Palace:

"The Treasure in the Ice Palace" tells the story of the mountain imp Irg, who is eternally in love with Loreena, Queen of the Dachstein .

With artistic gifts out of ice he attempts to capture her heart. On your tour through the Dachstein Ice Palace you can find out whether he wins her hand in marriage or whether his love remains unrequited!

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