SIGHTSEEING

 

Jenbach Museum

In the Jenbach museum you can see on 700 square metres and 19 rooms exhibits, fotos and documtens to this themes:
industrie: Locomotives, General Electric, scythe-production
nature: butterfly, births, mushrooms, snails, bivalves
sport: alpine- and wintersports
history: Jenbach history, famous people from Jenbach

Rack railway locomotives

Since 1889, the oldest rack railway locomotives in the world connect Jenbach with the Achensee lake. The 7 km long line has a maximum gradient of 1:62 and trains take just 45 minutes to reach the pier at Seespitz. Whistling, stamping, snarling and hissing...No, it´s not a dragon - although one would have fit into the wildly romantic landscapes well - it´s one of the three locomotives of the Achensee Railway with their 180 horsepower. A trip like this is not easily forgotten and it´s a special treat for steam railway enthusiasts, given that this is one of the oldest rack railways in europe that is exclusively steam-powered.

Tratzberg Castle

Built in 1500, Tratzberg Castle is one of Austria´s architectural jewels. Overlooking the Inn Valley it served Emperor Maximilian I and the Fugger family as a hunting retreat. Beauntiful furnished and renovated in the Renaissance style the castle has been owned by the Enzenberg family since 1848. Emperors, Knights and other formers owners of Tratzberg "personally" lead you through the castle with the help of a fascinating walkman tour.

Observatory Königsleiten

Heaven so near, in the highest observatory in europe. The first look into a telescope is for a lot of people a unforgettable experience. Look into our telescopes and detect the space and let your sences come to other areas.

Krimml Waterfalls

With their impressive fall of 380 metres over three levels, the Krimml Waterfalls are the largest in Europ and the fifth highest waterfalls in the world. A path created by the Austrian Alpine Association leads directly to this breathtaking natural sectacle. Experience the refreshing rain of spray and the imposing power of water with the enchanting backdrop of mountains of the Hohe Tauern National Park.

Planetarium Schwaz

The Schwaz Zeiss Planetarium is a multimedia show, entertainment and educational facility, with special attractions for all generations. With a constantly changing show, the Zeiss Planetarium is effectively a cosmic cinema. With the help of precision instruments, effect projectors, audio- and video facilities, the events that play about us in the cosmos are represented and explained.

Silbermine Schwaz

Mother of all mines. Experience how 500 years ago more than 10.000 miners searched for silver and copper and made the Tyrol one of the richest countries of Europe. Once Schwaz was the largest mining metropolis with more than 85% of the world´s silver production. 800 metres deep at the core of the mountain you will dive into the unique world of the reknown Silver Mine of Schwaz.

Candleworld Brixlegg

In our inimitable wax museum we show you handmade and invalubale wax figures in full-scale. Have a look to our fingers! We show you free of charge how candles be made.

Rattenberg

The medieval town of Rattenberg nestles between the Inn River on one side and the Schlossberg Mountain on the other . Around 600 people (the smallest town in Austria) live in the carefully restored civic houses, jewels of medieval urban construction. Rattenberg is also known as the glass town, where beautiful creations of engraved glass, painted glass, crystal glass, plates, bowls etc. can be found. Glass blowers can also be watched at work.

Wolfsklamm St. Georgenberg

St. Georgenberg near Stans is the most romantic place of pilgrimage in Tyrol. The baroque pilgrims church, and the "Lindenkirchlein" in gothic style are Tyrols best example of sacral art. A special experience is a hike through the "Wolfsklamm" (gorge).

"Deathless Model" Cemetry

A vistit to the town of Rattenberg can be combined with a trip to what is known as the Model Cemetry. The "Deathless Cemetry" is the result of intensive efforts by the Guggenberger family, and provides a worthy place for gems of ancient handicrafts. The inscriptions inspire the visitor to reflect cheerfully and contemplatively about life and death.

Crystal Worlds in Wattens

The visit to the Swarovski Crystal Worlds begins in the main hall, which contains the largest and the smallest crystals in the world. The fantastic journey takes you past works in crystal by major artists such as Keith Haring, Salvador Dali and Niki de St. Phalle, and through the 6 chambers of wonders.

Hasegg Castle and Hall Mint Tower

The castle, the first documentary evidence of which dates back to the 13th century, was built to protect the salt mines, the local shipping, the bridge over the river Inn and the old salt route. Its name comes from the "Pfannhäuser" in which the brine was dehydrated to produce salt and the corner of which the castle was situated.
After the mint was moved to the castle the Hall Mint achieved worldwide fame, before being shut down by the bBavarian occupiers in 1809. Only as recently as 1975 did coin-making beginn here and the castle open to visitors.

Innsbruck

The provincial capital. Different cultures, historical eras and a stunning landscape merge at the heart of the Alps. There are so many things to see - don't miss the "Golden Roof" in the old town! The Alpine Zoo will provide an unforgettable experience for children.

Golden Roof

Interactive museum with recently adapted show rooms dedicated to the life and work of Emperor Maximilian I. (1459-1519) and his times. The new "Children´s World" invites young visitors on an exiting tour of discovery in the museum! Views form the magnificent bay window of the Golden Roof.

Alpenzoo

More than 2000 Alpine animals of 150 species from the entire region of the Alps invite you to a rewarding visit in Europe´s highest-lying zoo (750 m).
Large and small feel at home in the Alpenzoo: the goldcrest with ists 5 grams is a true lightweight, the bearded vulture with its wingspread of 3 m is the largest bird of the alps.

Fortess of Kufstein

The fortess of Kufstein was officially documented for the first time in a deed in 1205; for centuries it was a militay base. Before it passed into Austrian possenssion in 1814, it has been owned by Bavarian and Tyrolean dukes. Today, we can offer you the opportunity to explore the landmark of Kufstein and its multi-faceted past.