Scenic Karwendel Silver Region
The mighty Karwendel mountain massif can be found in the Northern Limestone Alps, most of the area is located in Tirol – only a small part belongs to Bavaria. The whole mountain range comprises 125 summits and peaks beyond 2000 meters above sea level, stretching from west towards east. It's not surprising that the Karwendel Silver Region ranks among the hot spots for hiking aficionados and winter sport fans. The holiday region boasts eleven scenic Tirolean villages in the surroundings of Schwaz, embedded in the majestic mountains of Karwendel and the gentle Tux Alpine foothills. Be it walking, hiking, biking or skiing – a lovely holiday in the Karwendel Silver Region offers both relaxation and activities. In the surroundings of Schwaz you will find a huge number of cultural attractions and places worth-seeing, for example the Silver Mine or Tratzberg Castle in Jenbach.
Marvelous summer in the Silver Town of Schwaz
The fantastic Karwendel mountains lend themselves to outstanding nature exploration: steep limestone flanks are embedded in gentle Alpine foothills and pine stone forests. Therefore the Karwendel Silver Region offers a range of wonderful landscapes just perfect for active summer holidays. An absolute must is a walking tour to the picture-book Engalm, an authentic mountain village and pastureland deeply rooted in history at the heart of the unspoilt Risstal valley.
In addition to varied walking trails, hiking routes and cycle paths, the area has countless magic places of strength like the wildly romantic Wolfsklamm ravine. After an exciting hike to the region's most beautiful spots, you are strongly recommended to take a refreshing swim. Many hotels and guesthouses have a private swimming pool while Schwaz and Stans offer beautiful public outdoor swimming centers with water slides and fun areas. Terfens features the marvelous Weißlahn swimming lake, a paradise for water fans of all ages. Summer holidays in the Karwendel Silver Region create lasting memories.