Karwendel Silver Region
The clocks seem to go a little slower in the Karwendel Silver Region. The region is made up of 12 municipalities, all blessed with inimitable charm, warm hospitality and a healthy dose of the famous Tyrolean humour.
Join us on a journey through a region that respectfully combines the old with the new. Look forward to discovering the special features of each and every village, where you can just stroll or take a brisk walk as the beauty of the natural summer environment mesmerises you during holidays in the Karwendel Mountains.
Those who love exercise are in just the right place in the Silver Region. Visitors are attracted not only by family friendly day trip destinations such as the Wolfsklamm Gorge in Stans. Ambitious mountain lovers will find paradise on earth here, as they display their hiking prowess on the trails of the scenic Mount Kellerjoch and Gilfert. Guided hikes transport our guests to mysterious and magnificent places throughout the entire Karwendel Silver Region.
Culture lovers are no less well catered for. The Silberbergwerk - Silver Mine is probably the most well-known attraction in Schwaz. Right next door, visitors can reach for the stars in the Planetarium, children are also able to enjoy exciting tours of Tratzberg Castle in Stans, the historical tracks of the Achensee rack and pinion steam railway and the Zillertalbahn train will melt the hearts of every self-respecting railway enthusiast. Finally, Schwaz Old Town invites you to browse and explore.