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Atta Cave and Castle Greifenstein Day Trip From Frankfurt

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Visit the largest dripstone caves in Germany! See breathtaking landscapes as you enter the subterranean world of wonder. Learn the colorful history of the Greifenstein Castle and stroll along the Lake Bigge.

  • Become one with nature as you traverse on of the largest water reservoirs and dripstone caves
  • Explore the subterranean world artful stalactites, stalagmites, and stone curtains
  • Visit Castle Greifenstein, one of the oldest feudal fortresses in Germany


The first stop will be at the Lake Bigge, one of the largest water reservoirs in western Germany, amidst a lovely nature park.

Enjoy the beautiful landscape before you enter the subterranean world of wonder of Germany. Accompanied by a guide, clamber down through the 80 mile access gallery into the colorful world of artful stalactites and stalagmites. Marvel at stone curtains draping from the rock ceiling and be amazed by the largest interconnected cave system in German (6.5 kilometers in total) visited by more than 40 million visitors from all over the world.

Continue on to the Castle Greifenstein built in 1160, one of the oldest feudal fortresses in Germany. Discover the old prison with many medieval instruments and devices of torture, creepy catacombs and the church.

Castle Greifenstein is also the home of the German Bell Museum. Find about 50 bells showing the development of bell pouring. Climb up the stairs to the big towers and enjoy a magnificent view of Greifenstein.


  • Entrance to Atta Cave and Greifenstein Castle

  • Transportation fee

  • English-speaking guide/driver

  • Snacks
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Atta Cave and Greifenstein Castle Guided Tour from Frankfurt

Depart from Frankfurt and visit Atta Cave and Greifenstein Castle, along with a trip to Lake Bigge and a tour of the German Bell Museum. Enjoy the best of Germany's natural scenery with your expert guide!

Duration: 9 - 10:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Entrance to Atta Cave and Greifenstein Castle / Transportation fee / English-speaking guide/driver / Snacks
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  • 09:15-08:45

    Pick up from Specific Hotels in Frankfurt or Check in at ETS GmbH Office

  • 09:30

    Start of Tour

  • Atta Cave

    Attracting over 350,000 tourists annually, the Atta Cave is one of the town's most important tourist destinations. Marvel at the flowstone drapes, stalactites and stalagmites and learn more about the formation of the cave through your guide.

  • Greifenstein Castle

    The Greifenstein Castle sits atop a hill, one of the oldest feudal fortresses in the country. The German Bell Museum can also be found in the castle as well as fighting rooms and The Chapel of St. Catherine.

  • 18:00

    End of Tour

  • (For Check-In) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 09:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 18:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 09:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) ETS GmbH Office (Wiesenhuettenstrasse 39, 60329 Frankfurt am Main) Time: 18:00:00

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  • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Printed VELTRA voucher

  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

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  • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.

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  • For a small group tour up to 8 people, an English-speaking driver/guide will hold the tour. For larger groups over 9 people, a bus will be provided and there will be a bus driver and a tour guide.

  • On Mondays when the Greifenstein Castle is closed, this will be replaced with a tour of a different castle.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

  • You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.

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  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 09:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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