In the middle of Franconian Switzerland you will find the Devil's Cave near Pottenstein. During the 45-minute guided tour you will get an insight into a fascinating underworld.
The stalactite cave offers impressive stone sculptures that have formed over millions of years. The colorful lighting highlights this natural wonder. During the guided tour you will not only learn more about the formationof the cave, but also about some of its inhabitants. You can meet bats there.
When visiting the Devil's Cave, you should pack a warm jacket. This has a constant temperature of 9° degrees in summer and winter.
The Devil's Cave was formed in the course of the last 2.5 million years. When the Franconian Switzerland was covered by a sea, the numerous caves were formed.
Through carbonated groundwater and many cracks and crevices, the underworld has formed over the years - and still does!
Because the groundwater level has dropped over time, the cave is now accessible.
How to get there
You can reach the Devil's Cave by car or by public transport.
There are plenty of parking spaces directly in front of the cave.
Address of the parking lot: Schüttersmühle 5, 91278 Pottenstein, Germany.
By public transport you have to get to the main station Pegnitz. From there you can either take a cab or a public bus for about 15 minutes to the Devil's Cave. The public bus stop is located directly in front of the cave.