Excursion tips for your holiday planning
The Nature Ice Palace on the Hintertux Glacier is a natural jewel that is unique in the world and an ideal year-round destination for the whole family. NATUREISPALAST- discovered by accident by Roman Erler !!!! The entrance to the ice cave is only a 3 to 4 minute walk from the Gletscherbus 3 mountain station. On guided tours, the motto is "Please come in!" into the wonderful world deep below the ski slope. Visitors explore a walk-through crevasse with magical ice stalactites, giant sparkling ice crystals, frozen waterfalls and even a glacial lake.
Embedded in a mysterious park, a glittering fairytale landscape awaits you that invites you to dream. In 1995, for the 100th anniversary of Swarovski, the multimedia artist André Heller created a place of wonder in 14 subterranean chambers.
The constantly changing crystal dress of the rooms reflects innovative spirit and dynamism as the highest maxims of the world's leading manufacturer of precisely cut crystal.
Experience the entire process of hay milk processing and the production of hay milk products in the show dairy. Cheese, yoghurt, butter and much more are produced on 6000 m² of glazed production... The Zillertal dairy is only 15 kilometers away from us! We are proud to have such a company here in the Zillertal! Appointments cheese with music
Experience Tyrolean beer culture with all your senses
As part of an exciting multimedia tour,
discover how the region and its people form our beer specialties and learn about some of the Zillertals secrets. Visit us and enjoy one of the most exciting sights in Tyrol.
The museum with its 700 m2 floor space and 19 rooms is dedicated to the following themes, showing exhibits, photographs, and documents:
Industry: scythe manufacture, Jenbacher Werke, trains
Nature: butterflies, birds, fungi, snails, shells
Sport: alpine and winter sport
History: Jenbach, important people from Jenbach, the South Tyrol "Option" of 1939
The world's oldest steam-powered cog rail trains are over 117 years old. Whistling locomotives, hissing and steaming vents, pounding pistons, and hammering exhaust bursts guarantee an unforgettable steam train experience. Starting at the Jenbach train station, the journey to the Achensee takes 45 minutes and overcomes a gradient of 16 %. The Achensee is the largest lake of the Tyrol. There is a direct connection to the ships on the Achensee.
A majestic romantic fortress, Tratzberg Castle sits atop a massive rock ledge and commands a breathtaking view of the Inn valley. It has already servered Emperor Maximilian I. and the Fuggers as a hunting lodge and since 1848 it has been the private property of the Counts Enzenberg. The castle is considered one of the most beautiful Late-Gothic castles in Europe and the tour of the castle is not only historically fascinating, but unusual also in its richly entertaining character.
The fascinat ion of water takes center stage.As a natural phenomenon, in the waterfall center, at the aquaszenarium and the aquapark – this interactive experience thrills guests of all ages with the inspiring power of water. An ideal starting point for a visit to the Krimml Waterfalls is the modern Krimml Worlds of Water. This innovative adventure center is a combination of educational entertainment, sensory experience and active participation.
The highest planetarium in Europe gives you the possibility of disovering the universe in a clear night.
Using excellent technologies, you can enjoy adiovisual shows in the Planetarium in Schwaz.
This museum in Schwaz offers many, many artefacts and pictures from Africa, the middle east and China.
Schwaz was once on of Europe's most important cities due to its silver mines - nowadays, you can explore these mines with an experienced guide and penetrate up to 800 deep into the mountain.
Discover the making of candles in this interesting museum in Schlitters.
The Zillertaler Höhenstraße is one of the most beautiful alpine roads in Austria and offers all visitors a magnificent journey up to altitudes of 2,020 metres above sea level by car, with the bus up to Melchboden or even on your bike.
Close by the Inn river, the medieval city of Rattenberg - the smallest in Austria - hugs the mountainside. Its 600 inhabitants live in restored town houses. Rattenberg is also called the "Glass City", offering everything that makes glass beautiful: engraved and painted glass, crystal glass, dishes, cups, bowls, etc. You can also watch glassblowers demostrate their skills.
Why not try an adventerous walk through this canyon? You will certainly enjoy nature at its best here.
A trip to the city of Rattenberg is ideal for a visit of the so-called "exemplary cemetary". This cemetary "without the dead", which has been put together with a lot of hard work by the Guggenberger Family, beautiful examples of old craftsmanship have found a new home. Visitors are inspired by the inscriptions to consider life and death in a pleasant and contemplative atmosphere.
Hall, and ancient town, famous for its mint. Nowadays, the "Mint tower" houses a musuem which is undoubtedly very interesting for old and young.
With a holiday in Innsbruck and the surrounding holiday villages, you are guaranteed unique experiences in BOTH the city and the mountains alike. Where else can you go from a fascinating medieval city centre up to the sunny terrace of a mountain restaurant at an altitude of 2,000 meters in barely 30 minutes? As you take a leisurely stroll through Innsbruck’s old town, don't forget to stop by in one of the many picturesque street cafés before you continue to explore the quaint alleys and medieval arcades with their unique shops full of charming, extravagant and often typical Tyrolean products.
Visit the interactive museum with their newly adapted show rooms dedicated to the life and times of Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519). The new "Children's World" invites young visitors on an exciting journey of discovery in the museum. Enjoy a magnificent view from the grandiose bay of the Golden Roof.
More than 2000 animals belonging to 150 species from all over the Alps are waiting for you in the highest zoo in Europe. Animals of all sizes have found their home in the Alpine Zoo: the kinglet with its 5 grams is a real lightweight, whereas the Bearded Vulture with its 3 m wingspan is the largest bird of the Alps. The special experience for the entire family!
The stately Kufstein Fortress has long since secured itself a spot among the most popular trip destinations. The opportunity to "travel back in time" is like a magnet for locals, daytrippers, and tourists alike. Expensivly restored, the fortress constitues the much-adored and versatile "Pearl of Tyrol" and offers a stunning array of impressions and services to lovers of culture and history.
The Kundler gorge is a popular destination for young and old. The wide trail leads us past bizarre and mighty rocks. The creek bed is also full of stones and the site of various geological rocks. On strong rainy days and from mid-November to late March, the gorge is closed for safety reasons! However, you can always walk in to the inn in the winter (if necessary also drive).