Kysak Cave

The Kysak Cave is undoubtedly one of the most significant natural monuments of the immediate vicinity of the municipality. It was discovered during works in a local quarry around 1913. The cave hides a small labyrinth of corridors with a total length of 72 m. Stalactites and stalagmites in the individual halls in the cave have been well-preserved, the walls of the cave are covered with drip waterfalls. Unfortunately, the cave became the target of vandals and most of its beautiful decoration was destroyed. That is also why the cave has never been officially opened to the public. Speleologists call the cave “the Stolen Cave”. The Kysak Cave is one of the most important wintering grounds for bats. These beautiful creatures are being taken care of by the Bat Protection Group, which also collects data on the number of bats living there. So far, the group has identified 7 species of bats having home in the cave. The most famous of these are the lesser horseshoe bat, the greater horseshoe bat and the greater mouse-eared bat.


In front of the cave there is a shelter with benches. The route to the cave from Kysak takes about 15 minutes.

How to get there

From the municipal office take the road uphill towards the church.

From the church continue further up the village to the former agricultural complex, where the road forks.

Turn right and continue along a dirt road, after about 250 m take the right turn at the power line.

Here the road continues along the edge of the forest to the water management facility. The cave is located about 60 meters behind this building.

Continue along the forest path leading next to the left fence of the water management facility.



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