St. Beatus Caves

The St. Beatus Caves (Caves of Saint Beatus, or, in German, St. Beatus-Höhlen) are an extensive cave network located in the Switzerland near the village of Beatenberg, above Lake Thun. Saint Beatus of Lungern took up hermitage near the entrance of the cave system, probably in the ninth century. Legend holds that Beatus fought and defeated a dragon who lived in the caves. Saint Beatus' grave is located between the monastery and the cave entrance.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Thun (Switzerland) (14 km), Schilthorn / Piz Gloria (15 km), Trummelbach Falls (16 km), Jungfraujoch (22 km), Berne (Switzerland) (39 km), Lucerne (Switzerland) (57 km), Neuchâtel (Switzerland) (73 km), Zug (Switzerland) (78 km), Liestal Fasnacht 2014 (87 km), Lausanne (Switzerland) (90 km), Augusta Raurica (95 km), Zurich (Switzerland) (96 km), Basel (Switzerland) (99 km), Bellinzona (Switzerland) (109 km), Lugano (Switzerland) (118 km), St. Blasien (Germany) (123 km), Via Mala (127 km), Rhine Falls (127 km), Fortress Museum Crestawald (127 km), Chur (Switzerland) (135 km)

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