The Starkenberg beer myth is the combination of the 700 year old medieval castle Starkenberg and the Starkenberg Brewery. Covering an area of over 4,000 square meters, a tour of the above -the-art brewery up in the castle tower with panoramic views stretches across the valley to the deepest vaults, cellars and passageways of the medieval castle. Another highlight is the beer pool, designed by the local artists Wernfried Poschusta. In Total up to seven pools filled with Beer can be rented.
CHAPEL OF THE WHITE LIGHT
On the Pitztal glacier the " Chapel of white light " is located since 2000. The Milan-based artist Rudi Walch realized a structure as sculpture, which is unique in the Alps. Up to 8.50 meters this work of art extends in the world of the Pitztal Glacier and invites skiers and excursion guests to a contemplative retreat in the mountains.
The castle was built in the 13th century by the Counts of Tyrol. For centuries it served as a royal national judicial and administrative seat. After using for various other purposes, the building was renovated in 1969-2007. Today it houses a museum of the history of the Tyrolean Oberland, two galleries and function rooms.
BIRTHPLACE OF JACOB PRANDTAUER
From humble country boy Prandtauer rose to a great monastic builder in Austria. He teamed up with Fischer von Erlach and Lukas von Hildebrandt to the conductive triumvirate of Austrian Baroque. The birthplace of Jacob Prandtauer can be visited in Stanz.
NATURE PARK KAUNERGRAT
The Nature Park project Kaunergrat (Pitztal / Kaunertal) exists since 1999, in July 2003, it was officially recognized. Nine municipalities form the basis of the park: Arzl, Faggen, Fliess, Jerzens, Kaunerberg, Kaunertal, Kauns, St. Leonhard / Pitztal and Wenns. The center is the Nature Park House Kaunergrat at Gachenblick, one of the most breathtaking vantage points of the Tyrolean Oberland. Varied trails are made even more exciting by various measures in the Natural Park Kaunergrat. There are mud-, water- and wildlife trails, water and pilgrimage routes and a tree horoscope. And in the winter, a visit to the park is also recommended.
To ride like a cowboy, you must not travel across the Atlantic. In New America on the Western Horse Ranch beginners and advanced riders can try their luck on the back of a horse. On request the master of the house accompanies through the picturesque countryside of Piller Valley. A tip : Try the steak house !