Mitchelstown Caves

Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland


Situated at the foothills of the Galty Mountains Mitchelstown Cave is a world without sun, without time, a world where man almost feels an intruder, stumbling on a past age where nature reigns supreme.

Tours by informative guides will take you through three massive caverns in which you are surrounded by indescribable dripstone formations, stalactites, stalagmites, graceful calcite curtains hang from sloping roofs with calcite crystals glistening like diamonds in the distance. See one of Europe's finest calcite columns the inspiring "Tower of Babel".

Above ground enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Galty Mountains before descending underground to join one of the daily guided tours through a half mile of this world famous show cave.

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Contact Details

Website: www.mitchelstowncave.com

Telephone: 00353 (0)52 7467246

Fax: 00353 (0)52 7467943

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Mitchelstown Cave
Burncourt, Cahir
Co. Tipperary

Opening Times

Open Hours

MARCH to MAY 7 days a week 10am - 5pm.

JUNE to AUGUST 10am - 5.30pm


NOVEMBER to FEBRUARY 10.30am - 4pm (school holidays only)



Mitchelstown - Tower Of Babel
Mitchelstown - Tower Of Babel

Mitchelstown - The Organ Pipes
Mitchelstown - The Organ Pipes

Main Features

Tower of Babel - one of Europe's finest calcite columns.

Plus the Galty Mountains.


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