Caves

Europe

Apuanische Alpen (Italien)

Middle Italy - Toscana.There are the Alpi Apuane.Not only that the area is simply beautiful, but it is here also some the deepest and lägsten caves of Italy.
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Ardèche / Gard (Frankreich)

The Ardeche and the adjacent departement Gard in Southern France are surely an almost inexhaustible area for caving! Everyone has surely heard names such as Grottes de St.
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Fränkische Schweiz / Hersbrucker Schweiz (Bayern)

The Fränkische Schweiz is the largest karst area in Bavaria beside the alps.Most of the caves are developed in dolomite - and therfore small and often narrow.But: one cane find some nice caves with beautiful formations.
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Klassischer Karst (Slowenien)

The Classical Karst, that is: the region giving its name to that geologically form! Of course, Slovenia and the Triest region is a must for every serious caver.Like so many did before, we made the trip over the alps in the Land of caves.
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Les Grandes Causses - Lozere, Aveyron (Frankreich)

The "Grandes Causses": enormous lime plateaus in the central South of France - northwesterly of the Cevennes.The land is quiet - nearly dehumanized, thinly settled and beautiful.The plateaus are cut in parts by deep rivers like the "Tarn".
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Nördliche Kalkalpen - Ost (Österreich)

The eastern part of the northern limestone alps consists of the parts between Salzburg and Vienna.Most of the largest high alpine karst-plateaus in europe are located in this area.The largest ones are the Tote Gebirge (dead mountains), the Dachstein and the Tennengebirge.
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Nördliche Kalkalpen - West (Bayern, Österreich)

Most of the caves to be found in the eastern alps are located in the Nördliche Kalkalpen (northern lime-alps) in Bavaria, Salzburg and Upper Austria.The western part containes the areas westwards from Salzburg.
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