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Attractions & places to visit in East Tyrol

Discover East Tyrol and the Hochpustertal region

No matter what the weather is, there is so much to discover in East Tyrol. The Hochpustertal and neighbouring regions have a whole host of interesting attractions.


Heinfels Castle

Find out about the “Queen of the Puster Valley”, first officially mentioned in 1243, and well maintained to the present day. Information at www.burg-heinfels.com


Loacker gourmet world

Immerse yourself in a world of waffles and chocolate production and experience the Loacker confectioner’s and a wealth of sweet pleasure.

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Oberstaller Alm & Klapfbach Waterfall

This impressive, protected Alpine village with its 18 sun-darkened and historic Alpine huts and chapel was first documented in 1675 and has fabulous all-round views of the Villgraten mountains.

Pichler’s world of chocolate

Taste, smell, look, and be amazed. This is what Pichler's world of chocolate is all about, including the largest chocolate fountain in Tyrol. Pleasure for all the senses.


Excavations and the museum tell of times gone by and the Roman city of Aguntum, approx. 4 km  east of Lienz.

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“Aigner Badl” baths

Come to Abfaltersbach and be amazed at the oldest “Bauernbadl” baths in East Tyrol.

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Galitzenklamm gorge

An adventure park on the Drauradweg cycle route with water park and high ropes course.

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The “Kalser Glocknerstraße” High Alpine road

The “Kalser Glocknerstraße” is one of the most beautiful ways of getting closer to the Glockner and marvelling at it up close.

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“Wildpark Assling” deer park

The 80,000 m² deer enclosure contains more than 100 animals to amaze you, indigenous to the local Alpine environment.

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Even more to discover

There are many other sights and attractions in East Tyrol and neighbouring South Tyrol waiting to be discovered on holidays. From the “Drei Zinnen” mountains in the Dolomites through to the historic centres of Bruneck and Lienz. Plenty of variety on holiday.

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