Caves & Mines

In Geopark are two interesting mines and caves open to visitors.

The Obir Dripstone Caves

Welcome to Carinthia’s most intriguing natural wonder!

The fascination of the Obir Caves is created by the incomparable mix of nature and man, with the symbiosis of 200 million years of history and modern technology. ... read more

The Mežica mine

The Mežica ore deposit bears the ore in the so called Wetterstein and Partnach strata of the Middle and Upper Trias, making this site one of five lead-zinc deposits in Europe; it is exceptionally rich in numerous, rare minerals. ... read more


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