Fairy Grotto

Concretions and petrifications have formed in what is known as the Fairy Grottoes, in the abandoned galleries of a disused mine. The site is open to the public and provides an insight into its geological history and the life and work of the miners.

Useful information

Address : 

Feengrottenweg 2, 07318 Saalfeld

Opening hours

May-Oct: 9.30am-5pm; Jan: weekends 10am-4pm; rest of year: 10.30am-3.30pm

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