Culture in Silberregion Karwendel

In the Tirol holiday region Silberregion Karwendel holiday-makers will find a variety of culture. Cultural events enable you to experience the culture of the Alpine area throughout the year. Many of the most renowned sights in Tirol can be found here and all around there is a very wide selection of insider tips for those who enjoy culture while on holiday.
In the Middle Ages it was silver that made the town of Schwaz and the surrounding towns wealthy. Schwaz developed in the Middle Ages into the second biggest town after Vienna. Many cultural sights and buildings originated from this era. Among the most popular sights in Tirol is the silver mine in Schwaz, where the Fugger family from Augsburg governed during the Middle Ages. You can feel a hint of the medieval during a guided tour of Tratzberg castle. Train lover’s hearts will beat faster during a train ride on the Zillertalbahn or the Achenseebahn.
The experience of nature and culture are directly connected during a visit to the large ‘Ahornboden’ and Engalm in the Karwendel. Also recommended is the natural experience of the Wolfsklamm in conjunction with a trip to the oldest Tirol place of pilgrimage, St. Georgenberg.

You can sniff the air in the walls of the monastery in Fiecht Monastery in Vomp and in Schwaz Franciscan cloister. Numerous museums such as the Haus der Völker in Schwaz enthral visitors from all over the world. Rabalderhaus in Schwaz exhibits special works by Schwaz artists. Burg Freundsberg is alluring, not only with an immense panorama view over Schwaz, the castle tower also houses the museum of local history for the city of Schwaz. Jenbach Museum also provides knowledge about the local area. Those who would like to learn more about the sport of skiing should visit the Ski Museum in Pillberg. In Weerberg the venerable Rablhaus reveals the conditions in which people lived in during earlier times in the Alpine area. In the motorbike museum in Schwaz there are superb exhibition items for motorcyclists. In the new annex artists exhibit their works – as they do in local galleries such as Angerer Gallery, Schusterhaus Gallery and in ‘Galerie am Berg’.
Traditional cuisine is also a part of the culture in Silberregion Karwendel. Many recipes were cooked by our great-grandparents and have been passed down through families to sons and daughters, grandsons and grand-daughters. They have further refined Tirol fare and it is now in keeping with today's eating habits. You can taste this cuisine in the guesthouses and restaurants in Silberregion Karwendel. Chefs often use traditional ingredients and buy produce from local farmers.


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