Sights highlights


Adventure dairy farm

See, taste and enjoy milk and cheese!

Why does cheese have holes? 
How is milk filled into the packs? 
How is butter produced? 

Experience the world of milk processing and cheese production live on 6000m² and 11 stages! 

We will show you how fresh milk is processed into quality produce. Afterwards, taste our dairy specialties or choose from the varied menu of the dairy farm kitchen! A exquisite selection of cheese specialties and handcrafted products are sold in the connected store. 

About 19 km from Haus Schwarzenberg.

The Zillertal Dairy

Fire Work

Conventions - guided tours - culture - gastronomy

The guided tours not only allow its visitors to get to know the fascinating technical facilities of Europe's most modern and efficient biomass thermal power station but they also sharpen the senses once again for wood, the omnipresent natural product. The fascinating "Garten der Lüfte " roof garden, which is situated at a height of 16m and offers an impressive 360° panoramic view, and the SichtBAR - the gastronomy of the FeuerWerk building - constitute the end of the guided tour. 

Approx. 12km from Haus Schwarzenberg 

FeuerWerk - HolzErlebnisWelt

Hintertux Glacier

A highlight 3000m above sea level!

Hintertux Glacier is a highlight all year - not only for skiers and snowboarders, but also for hikers and day trippers. 

Panorama terrace at 3250m altitude, offering marvelous views from the Zugspitze mountains to the Dolomites. Even in the summer season, up to 10 lifts and 10-18km of excellently groomed pistes guarantee skiing fun! Snowboarders meet in Europe´s highest World Cup halfpipe. 

Enjoy a guided visit of the Spannagel cave, Tirols largest rock cave. Experience the glacier with its many outdoor opportunities: ski mountaineering, tandem paragliding, canyoning or climbing on the icefall. 

About 37 km from Haus Schwarzenberg.

Hintertuxer Gletscher

Nature Ice Palace

The ice journey begins only 200 m away from the highest point of the Hintertux Glacier.

A secure path leads from the viewing platform at the Gefrorenen Wand (3.250 m), with one of the most beauntiful views over the mountains of Zillertal, to the Palace Gateway. After a safety equipment check (helmet, belt with 2 safty loops) the path leads, using hand rails, to the entire labyrinth wich has developed over the years entirely naturally without any humans influence whatsoever. The mystical glacial blue vestibule chamber is the first point of the tour, where the turquoise colours provide an amazing visual experience. It only takes natural sunlight for the entire chamber to be bathed in shades of blue, as only blue colour tones are reflected in ice.

Successive crystal chambers are filled with ice crystals in all manners of shape and form. Constant changes in their shape and size are caused by varying moisture levels and changes in temperature. It is fascinating to see how in the coming weeks ans months they continue to develop. A distinctive feature of the crystal chambers is the floor, which is actually a frozen glacial lake, forming the path to the blue chamber as well as to the red illuminated ice champel. The highlight of the tour is then visiting the "Ice Palace" situated around 25 metres directly under the ski pistes. The perfect ice formations in this palace, with an awe inspiring height of 15 metres, will simply take your breath away! Is there a more creative architect than Mother Nature?

Younger glacier visitors, children from the age of 8 years (accompanied by an adult) will be especially interested in this natural phenomenon. Specialist climbing skills are not necessary for this tour, which can be easily made in your ski boots. The team from Roman Erler, Natursport Tirol will be there to help and expertly guide you around, as well as providing intersting facts and information on the subject oft "gaciology".

More informations are available here

Nature Ice Palace

Zillertal Scenery Road

Climb the mountains in your car or on your bike. And bike freaks can test their limits.

With a total length of 48 km, the Zillertal Panorama Road counts among Austria´s most beautiful routes, offering a marvelous trip up to 2020m altitude with breathtaking views of the Zillertal Alps. It is also a popular starting point for myriad mountain tours. The Zillertal Panorama Road brings visitors to the unique Alpine garden of the Zillertal valley. Explore a fantastic landscape. Furthermore, it leads to a couple of serviced pastures. Enjoy a jovial break in one of the cosy restaurants and huts. 

Access in Ried, Kaltenbach, Aschau, Zell - Zellberg, and Hippach - Schwendberg. 
About 4km from Haus Schwarzenberg. Toll road!

Zillertal Scenery Road

Schlegeis reservoir

Experience nature - experience water - experience technology

With a net volume of 126.5m³, the Schlegeis reservoir (1782 m) is the largest reservoir of Austrian Hydro Power. The 131m high doubly curved arch dam with an exceptionally length of 725m is monitored by 700 measuring devices. 

Daily from 10:00, registration at Schlegeis Restaurant. 

This lake is starting point to many walks, mountain tours and alpine tours through the Zillertal Alps. The Pfitscher Joch mountain, already located on Italian territory, and the Olperer Hütte hut are accessible in 1 1/2 hours. 

About 36 km from Haus Schwarzenberg. Toll road from Ginzling!

Schlegeis reservoir


Tirol´s capital is always worth a visit!

Innsbruck offers plenty in the areas of sport, recreation and culture. The town is famous for the majestic beauty of its mountains and the harmonious combination of tradition and modern times. 

Innsbruck has plenty of sights. Impressive buildings, pieces of art and high-class cultural events attract visitors. Folklore and brass band music, the Dance Summer and the Innsbruck Festival Weeks - plenty is offered. 

The Alpine zoo is a special attraction, so are the Tirolean Museum of Folklore Art, the Hofkirche church, the Riesenrundgemälde painting, the Ferdinandeum museum, the Galerie im Taxispalais and the Bergisl ski jump arena, just to mention a few. 

58km from Haus Schwarzenberg


Hall in Tirol

Picturesque paths and squares - guided tours of town and castle all year through.

Hall is off the beaten tourist tracks and because of its small and angular paths and cobblestone squares it has an Italian flair. 

Salt mining, shipping and coin minting are inseparable from the town´s history. Every Saturday a regional farmers´ market takes place at the Obere Stadtplatz square. The colorful flurry of farmers and customers that haggle over rates is definitely worth seeing. 

The mountain farmers´ museum, the Burg Hasegg castle, the Hall Münzturm tower and the museum of typewriters are also worth a visit. 

49 km from Haus Schwarzenberg

Hall in Tirol

Swarovski Crystal Worlds

Welcome to the fantastic world of crystals. Discover the secret of the Giant. Experience the magic of crystals and let them enchant you.

The Swarovski Crystal World comprise a labyrinth of underground magic chambers all about crystal. A spouting botanic giant guards the entrance of the building and welcome his guests. 

About 43 km from Haus Schwarzenberg.

Swarovski Crystal Worlds

Schwaz Silvermine

Experience up-close how 10,000 miners looked for silver and copper more than 500 years ago and turned Tirol into a rich province.

Take the mine train and join us for a journey in time past fascinating encrustations to the silver Middle Ages. 

800m into the silver belly of the mountain you get out of the roaring mine train and dive into the unique world of the Schwaz silver mine! Admire the 400-million-year-old reef, the opalescent ore and the technology of the famous Schwaz water transport system! 
Get to know a new side of the mountains! Take a deep breath! The air inside the mine is good for your lungs! 

30 km from Haus Schwarzenberg.

Schwaz Silvermine


Stars have always had a mystic touch. Use your holidays and find out what they are about!

The Schwaz Zeiss Planetarius is a multi-media entertainment, culture and education facility that offers something for everyone. By means of optical precision appliances, effect projectors and audio and video appliances events that take place in the universe are visualized. 
Special performances for kids! 

30 km from the Haus Schwarzenberg. Opposite the silver mine!


Tratzberg Castle

One of the very few castles that has maintained its original furniture!

The majestic and enchanting Tratzberg Castle towers upon the slopes of the eastern foothills of Karwendel, between Jenbach and Schwaz. It is one of the few noble residences that has maintained so many original building fabrics and furniture. 

The way Tratzberg Castle is presented turns every visit into an unforgettable experience. With an audio play you can hear the voices of Emperor Maximilian and the ancestors of today’s owner Goëss-Enzenberg. Mediaeval music will accompany the narrations making history come alive. Impressive points are the gothic Fuggerstube (Fuggers’ room), the queen’s room, as well as the Habsburgs’ hall with its unique mural painting showing the Habsburgers’ genealogy.

Something special:
evening programs with guides dressed in historical costumes, “Schlosswirt“ restaurant with knight “board“ and many other supporting programs. While adults are enjoying their guided tour, young visitors can discover the history of Tratzberg Castle with an audio play in form of an exciting fairytale. They will get to know knights, emperors and other previous owners of Tratzberg Castle.

A visit at Trotzberg Castle is enriched by many entertaining programs such as the open-air trolley “Tratzberg Express“, the castle kiosk, the children’s playground, the restaurant Schlosswirt Tratzberg with garden and, last but not least, the big variety of walking tours spreading around the castle.

Approx. 27 km far from Haus Schwarzenberg.

Tratzberg Castle

Mineral oil mountain

Experience the fascination of the burning oil stones of the Karwendel area!

Oil slate is the result of deposition of dead animals at the ground of the Tethys sea (the old Mediterranean sea). Giant eruptions at the times when the Alps came into being brought the oil stones to the top. 

Produce made of Tiroler Steinöl oil is precious and because of their impact they are used for a broad spectrum of appliances. Leading wellness and vitality centers use the mineral oil for their treatments. 

On top of the mine is a futuristic glass mountain that offers a fantastic view as well as drinks and snacks. 

34 km from the Haus Schwarzenberg. A visit of the Vitalberg mountain can be combined with an excursion on an Achensee steam boat.

Tyrolian Mineral oil mountain


A town with a difference - Schlossberg, museums, churches, old houses and more.

For more than 100 years guests from all over the world have been visiting the idyllically located town of Rattenberg. Austria´s smallest town has some 484 inhabitants and is also referred to as "glass town". In this small medieval town you can watch engravers, glass blowers and other glass workers at their work. In Rattenberg you can buy glass in many different forms and colors. You can also acquire wax produce. Especially charming is the atmosphere of the pedestrian area. 

Sights include the Rattenberg castle ruins, the late-Gothic parish church and the Augustine museum. The Schlossfestspiele festival is the cultural highlight of the year. 

29 km from Haus Schwarzenberg


Kramsach Museum of farm houses

Experience farmer´s culture and Tirolean tradition!

The farm houses with their charming details are impressive witnesses of this long gone culture. Side buildings including sawing building, mill, blacksmith´s and threshing floor have been pulled down and rebuilt with great care. The old school has a unique charm and gives us a glimpse of olden times. The museum´s atmosphere is completed by animals and gardens. 

28 km from Haus Schwarzenberg

Kramsach Museum of farm houses

Riedel Glass

Rendez-vous of the senses at Riedel Glass in Kufstein

"Adventures of perception " is the name of the new attraction that enables visitors to experience what the art of glass making is about. Visual and acoustic impressions build a symphony of perceptions that make up a unique experience and introduce to the philosophy of the Riedl family. "Adventures of perception" feature an adventure garden, the glass factory and the symphony. The "spectacle of the senses" is an audiovisual show where the basic senses of smelling, tasting, feeling, seeing and hearing are in the center of the attention. 

Use the trip to visit the Kufstein castle. 
Vom Haus Schwarzenberg ca. 56 km.

Riedel Glass

Krimml Waterfalls

Feel, hear and see the power of nature.

In 1967, the Krimml Waterfalls were the only ones in Austria to be awarded the Environment Diploma of the European Council. For years it has been a very popular destination for tourists and scientists alike. 

They are set at 380m altitude and stretch over three levels. A broad panorama trail passes the waterfalls, leading into one of the most beautiful national park valleys, the Krimml Achental valley. A true paradise for hikers and mountaineers. 
From late April till late October - low admission fee. 

About 50 km from Haus Schwarzenberg. Route via the breathtaking Gerlos pass.

Krimml Waterfalls