Plan your visit to the dripstone caverns in Baar

The caves are open daily from 1 April to 31 October, from 9am to 5pm. Last admission to the caves is at 5pm. The tour can be done independently in any weather. Here you will find all the information you need to enjoy a memorable trip to the Höllgrotten caves.

Visitors

Arrival by 

car, bicycle, public transport or on foot

Car

The Höllgrotten can be reached from Baar on a good road. Parking spaces are available free of charge on site. Navigation system entry: Lorzendamm 28, 6340 Baar (from Lorzendamm follow the road for approx. 3 km through the forest).

Bicycle

From Baar railway station you can cycle 4.5 km on an asphalt road through the forest. Would you like a longer itinerary? The Höllgrotten are located on the Switzerland Mobility Lakes Route (stage 7). More information about the tour can be found on the Switzerland Mobility website.
And those who don't have a bike can rent one for free in Baar. More information can be found at Zug Tourism - Bike rental.

Public transport 

The caves can be reached on foot in about an hour from Baar railway station. Alternatively take bus no. 3 (Baar Lättich) to the Paradies stop and from there it's a 40-minute walk or from Zug railway station take bus no. 2 to Tobelbrücke-Höllgrotten and from there it's a 25-minute walk.

Directions

Entrance and Prices

Tickets can only be purchased on site at the kiosk. Payment can be made in cash (only CHF) and by EC and credit card (except American Express), as well as by Reka card and Reka checks.

 

Prices

Adults from 16 years
  • 12 CHF
Children 6 to 16 years6 CHF
Children under 6 yearsFree
Teachers / Apprentices / Students / Military (with ID)11 CHF
Tell Pass Adults9 CHF
Tell Pass Children6 CHF
Kultur Legi Adults8.40 CHF
Kultur Legi Children4.20 CHF

No discount as a Raiffeisen member.
Prices for schools you find here.
Prices for groups you find here.

Admission

Tour of the caves

The tour can be done independently in any weather.

Duration

You hike through the Höllgrotten at your own pace. The whole tour takes about 45 minutes. Depending on how long you stay at each location and how long you immerse yourself in the information on the boards.

Equipment

The temperature in the caves is constantly around 10° Celsius and it may drip from the ceiling. It is therefore advisable to bring warm clothes and a raincoat. The caves can be easily accessed by stairs and paths, but closed shoes are recommended because puddles and wet spots have to be walked through.

Due to the partly narrow passages and stairs it is not possible to visit the Höllgrotten caves with wheelchairs, prams or buggies. Dogs are allowed in the caves, but must be kept on a leash.

Tour

After buying the tickets at the kiosk, a path leads up through the forest for about 10 minutes to the entrance. Walk through the root, mane and fairytale grottos and the enchanted castle in the upper cave, then take an outdoor path to the lower grotto, where you can admire the lake grotto, cathedral grotto, fable grotto and coral gorge! The exit is at the kiosk.

Visit

Other activities in the area

A trip to the Lorzentobel is worthwhile not just because of the unique dripstone caves, the surroundings offer many activities and refreshment possibilities for an interesting day trip.

Food

Along the Lorze there are many grill and bathing places to enjoy a picnic on a beautiful day. The kiosk is part of the ticket booth and offers various hot and cold drinks, sweets, crisps and ice cream. In addition, the Höllgrotten restaurant is only 10 minutes away from the cave entrance.

Bike tour

Lakes Route Stage 7

Mountainbike Tour

Zürich-Einsiedeln Stage 22

More offers nearby:

Lättich

Surroundings