Experience the Ahrntal - sights not to be missed in your holidays

1. Visitor's mine and climatic gallery Prettau:

Visitor's mine and climatic gallery

Entering the gallery of the ancient mine is a truly unforgettable experience for all ages. The mine train takes you also to the climatic gallery. People who suffer from respiratory problems can cure their symptoms during their stay in the gallery.
Distance: circa 12 km




2. Taufers Castle:

Taufers Castle

The mighty castle goes back to the Noblemen of the Taufers dynasty and has impressive fortifications and defensive structures. Around 70,000 visitors are fascinated each year by this outstanding historical monument. Kids are impressed by the intimidating chamber of tortures, lovers of art marvel at the frescoes by Michael Pacher and romantic people indulge in the picturesque castle complex.
Distance: 10 km




3. Messner Mountain Museum - „Ripa“:

MMM Ripa

The MMM Ripa, located in the castle of Bruneck, is dedicated to mountain peoples from all over the world and their culture and religion. It is Reinhold Messner’s fifth museum. You will see exhibits from the everyday culture of various mountain regions and their inhabitants.
Distance: 27 km




4. Museum of Nativity Scenes and Cribs Maranatha in Luttach:

Museum of Nativity Scenes and Cribs Maranatha

The word “Maranatha” is Aramaic and means “the Lord may come.” Here you can follow the development of woodcarving from its beginnings, the manufacturing of tools, the carving of tree roots and masks and gain an insight into today’s wood sculpturing in the Ahrntal.
Distance: 7 km




5. Museum of Minerals:

Museum of Minerals

Thousands of single exhibits from the Zillertaler Alps and the Hohe Tauern are exposed in this 300 m² museum. The minerals formed about 30 million years ago in the depths of our earth.
Distance: 2 km




6. South Tyrolean Folklore Museum Dietenheim:

South Tyrolean Folklore Museum

This museum shows the reality of the rural population in former times, the lives of noblemen, self-sufficient farmers and day labourers. You can easily spend a whole day in the open-air area with old original farmhouses, craftsmen workshops, farm gardens and pets, diving into the past and experience the tough daily life as it used to be.
Distance: circa 27 km