Ice Holes of Appiano

The Ice Holes are located in a 200 m long and 10 - 50 m wide hollow at the bottom of Mt Ganda.

Between the two municipalities of Appiano and Caldaro the so-called Ice Holes are located. At 500 m above sea level, in a wood filled with rocks, you can find plants which normally only grow at 1,200 m asl in the high mountain regions. A truly fantastic natural phenomenon!

The physical principle of wind tubes explains the phenomenon - a crack system in the Porphyry stone causes a continuous cold draught. The Ice Holes in Appiano are nowadays a popular walking destination. The further you walk into the hollow the more you can feel the change of temperature.

Suggested accommodations

  1. Guesthouse Steingarten
    Guest house

    Guesthouse Steingarten

  2. Schlosserhof
    Farm

    Schlosserhof

  3. Apartments Wolkan
    Farm

    Apartments Wolkan

  4. Haus Marion
    Apartments

    Haus Marion

  5. St. Valentin
    Farm

    St. Valentin

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