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Interesting cave but no fairies!

To reach the entrance to the cave you have to climb a very steep and long zig-zag path, although... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
A bit disappointing

The lake and the waterfall at the end of the path are beautiful but the lake is a bit smaller than... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Montreux, Switzerland
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

To reach the entrance to the cave you have to climb a very steep and long zig-zag path, although there are several resting places en route. The temperature in the cave is a constant 10degC, so remember to bring something warm to wear (I didn't!)....More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The lake and the waterfall at the end of the path are beautiful but the lake is a bit smaller than expected. The entrance fee is overpriced for the attraction if you are not a fan of geology so if you decide on doing the...More

Thank Nina_Bauw
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely Grotto, we went at a time when it wasn't too busy which was perfect - a large group came a long as we came out and I'm glad we missed them as it would have been very noisy and a bit of a crush...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This cave looks great inside for sure. As well as its surroundings. But if you have seen great caves before just do not go to this one! Better leave this one and visit the fantastic monastery or the castle in St-Maurice as you will get...More

1  Thank incahueca
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We took the train from Montreux (CHF44 for two, return), two stops and we arrived at St. Maurice station. Les Grottes aux Fees is clearly signposted from the station and it's less than 1km to get to the bottom of the caves. Don't get fooled...More

1  Thank Dutchess_UKNL
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I went to the cave first time and I liked it. It was cold inside but that was expected. I really liked the waterfall at the end of the tour. I would recommend it :)

1  Thank Weronika0892
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We weren't expecting the hike to the Grotte as there's no mention in the leaflet. For the unfit the one kilometre/thousand yard uphill path can be quite tiring. Not recommended for buggies unless being carried. Inside, it's worth taking a torch as there are gaps...More

1  Thank terencek2
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Despite of the fact that you have to climb up for the entrance to those grottes - it so cool inside! Almost 500 meters you walk there by the beautiful caves with enlightened pieces or underground small rivers, by the doors that lead to Swiss...More

1  Thank Dasha C
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We liked the steep walk up and enjoyed a lovely lunch at the top overlooking the castle and vineyards below. My husband ordered the plat de jour and I had the Rosti with an egg and both were very good. The cave and the grotto...More

1  Thank Tamara33301
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The cave is a little on the cold side so I would recommend a sweater or jacket for going down into the caves. The payoff at the center of the cave is pretty awesome. Highly recommend.

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