Swarovski’s Crystal Worlds was created by André Heller and other artists,
and it is the mark of the uniqueness and quality of the company.
Visit the water-spouting head of the Alpine giant, experience the magic of crystals and precious stones!
more info: www.swarovski-kristallwelt.com
The highest waterfalls in Europe are also in the winter time an extraordinary natural experience.
The falls drop over a three-step cascade straight to the village of Krimml. In winter, ice-climbers enjoy climbing on the icy falls under the light of such a majestic illumination, that shows them in their great magnitude.
The Krimmler Waterfalls are accessible round the clock and admission is free during winter, but don’t forget to take good shoes!
On the most famous Alpine road, immense natural beauty awaits you on the unique panoramic drive through the high mountains. You will see an incomparable variety of animals and vegetation. Here, it is worth getting out of the car: on the natural learning paths you will come across a large number of rare plants and in our "Alpine Naturschau" Natural Museum, at an altitude of 2,300m above sea level, you will get to know the Alpine world in its whole beauty.
High mountain reservoirs Kaprun
The Kapruner reservoirs are one of the most imposing constructions of the Hohe Tauern and are opened from the end of May to the middle of October. Travel by bus from the car park at the Kesselfall Alpenhaus to the Lächwand Funicular Railway. There you can walk through the reservoirs or continue by bus. The "Limbergsperre" dam of the reservoir "Wasserfallboden" was built in 1951.
Glacier world in the Stubachtal Valley
Experience an extraordinary day in the midst of the 3,000m peaks of the Hohen Tauern. The toll free panoramic drive Stubachtal leads you up to Enzingerboden. With the cable car (open from the middle of June to the beginning of October) you'll "swing" through the "Grünsee" middle station to the summit station, immersed in a unique high Alpine natural landscape. A double chairlift will take you effortlessly to the Medelzplateau at 2,600m of altitude. www.gletscherwelt-weissee.at
Oldtimer Automobile Museum
Cars, motorcycles, motor scooters, mopeds, the old Kitzsteinhorn "Gletscherbahn", a flat from the 50ies and the world’s biggest convertible. Visit the Vötter's Oldtimer Museum in Kaprun.
more info:: www.oldtimer-museum.at
„Experience water“ in the Hohe Tauern National Park! A new theme park has opened its doors in Pinzgau at the entrance to the Krimmler Waterfalls. Water in all its forms, fascinating, unique, without equal.
Opening hours: from the 01st of May to the 31st of October daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Hochfeld Show Mine
The copper mine in the Obersulzbachtal Valley is also during the winter months a unique opportunity to spend a beautiful day. You can park your car at the Schiedhof Inn and walk along the „Sulzbachfalls“ for approximately 1/2 hour to the mine. Around 1500, the copper mine was mentioned in writing for the first time and 1,200 m of the 4 kilometres long gallery and shaft structure have been renovated and restored. For more information, please, contact the Tourist Office of Neukirchen, phone 06565/6256 or 0664/2313108.
Experience nature on the Großglocknerstraße not far from the tollhouse at 1,140m of altitude from the middle of May to the middle of November. Walk on pleasant paths through our wild park and get to know its very interesting Alpine animals. You can watch and take pictures of the game in close proximity. Dogs on a lead are permitted. The 20,000m² playground area is an exciting experience for big and small and it has free admission. With more than 40 different games to play, your children will spend a day full of experiences and fun.
"Wildpark Tirol" Animal Park
Walk and relax in untouched nature, surrounded by about 200 animals in the biggest free animal park of Tyrol. Daily open from 9:00am to 5:00pm - Feeding of game animals at 2:30pm.
From Summer 2007 onwards, you will find everything concerning the unique adventure world of the Hohe Tauern National Park here, in the Mittersill National Park Centre. Numerous "Experience" stops will take you on a walking tour through the Hohe Tauern and give you the opportunity to learn about and understand the exceptional diversity on offer. Its highlights are: an Eagle´s Flight panorama, a 3D computer animation including the formation of the ´Window on the Tauern´, the Avalanche-Waterfall Dome, and the World of Glaciers. Every day opend.
This new sledding adventure in the Zillertal isn´t just a source of excitement for the kids: fun, action and speed await you on the first Alpine Rollercoaster in the Zillertal. The 1,450 metres-long coaster excitement begins right by the valley station of the Zillertal Arena in Zell, with its countless undulations, banked curves and jumps promising to become the number one summer and winter attraction. 360° and 540° loops add an additional adrenaline rush. Open year-round!
Erlebnis Sennerei Zillertal
Delicious milk and cheese products!
You are in for a true culinary treat ! Here at the Show Dairy, you will discover a mouth-watering variety of milk and cheese specialities, traditional dishes from the Zillertal and imaginative gourmet meals. Al of the meals are created by in-house - by experts in their trade and only using milk that is silo-free and not genetically engineered. This guarantees an incomparable flavour experience. Open year-round!
The local history museum along with the Felber Tower and the Felber Church from the 12th century, and together with the Häusl farmhouse in Kaprun and the oldest school in Upper Pinzgau constitute a genuine museum area. More than 5,000 exhibits provide every visitor with fascinating insights into the region´s culture and tradition.
Visit this large 14th century farmhouse, with its small open-air courtyard. It houses the largest mineral exhibition in Salzburg (more than 520 exhibits), with fascinating emerald bearing layers and other minerals from the Hohe Tauern mountain world! Its handicrafts, beekeeping, traditions, religious art and the open-air area make the museum one of the region´s gems.
World of Ice Giants in Werfen