Ice Palace


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


Let yourself be guided six meters under the eternal ice to a journey through Europe!

Be enchanted by a journey through Europe 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 suspension bridge including the Ice Palace and the stairway to nothingness                                                        
During gondola operation hours Daily from 08:30 to 16:00
Prices of suspension bridge including Ice Palace and stairway to nothingness  From November 2nd 2018 until May 1st 2019 From May 17th 2019
Adults Free entrance! € 10,00
Youths (born 2000, 2001, 2002) € 8,00
Children (born 2003 to 2013) € 5,50

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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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