Welcome to Pinswang Thanks to its close proximity to Germany this small village assumed historical importance. Today, 900 years after the first people settled here, sunny and sleepy Pinswang (421 inhabitants) consists of the two districts Oberpinswang and Unterpinswang. The lover of fine scenery will find landscapes to perfection at almost every turn.

Old traditions are still cherished here by young and old alike. In the past pilgrims used to come here to visit Blessed Brother Ulrich. In 1725 a beautiful baroque church was built on top of his grave. Old and mystical ruins around Pinswang invite you to go on a journey of discovery. Our lovely village is a true paradise on earth where you can relax and recharge your batteries.
Numerous outing destinations Pinswang’s close proximity to Germany makes it an ideal base from which to explore the Bavarian King’s Castles Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau and Linderhof, Wieskirch church, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Oberammergau and Mittenwald.

Also well worth a visit are Ettal monastery, the regional capital Innsbruck (twice the venue of Olympic Winter Games) , and Austria’s only wood carving school in Elbigenalp. Enjoy exceptional panoramic view on the three passes drive of the Fernpass, the Arlberg and the Flexenpass.
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Welcome to Pinswang Located close to the German border, this historically significant village looks back on 900 years of tradition. Comprising two parts (upper and lower Pinswang), our sunny village with a population of 421 lies embedded in unspoiled nature.

Here, ancient customs are still alive, such as the "Witch burning". The pilgrimage church, consecrated to St Ulrich, was built in 1725 by famous architect Johann Fischer. The old, mystic ruins invite visitors to explore the area of Pinswang and to take a journey back into ancient times. Pinswang is a special place and destined to become your home-away-from home.
Numerous outing destinations Thanks to its location close to the German border Pinswang is the ideal base for excursions to the Bavarian Kings´ Castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the villages of Oberammergau and Mittenwald, which are famous for its old wood carving tradition, are just a stone´s throw away.

The monastery of Ettal, the Olympic city of Innsbruck and Elbigenalp with its world famous wood carving school are also within easy reach. Fern pass, Arlberg pass and Flexen pass are also unforgettable destinations for excursions.

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Travel Route & Address

via Stuttgart - Ulm - Kempten - Pfronten - Vils - Reutte
via Munich - Garmisch - Ehrwald - Lermoos - Reutte
via Innsbruck/bzw. Arlberg - Fernpaß - Pinswang
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Stuttgart - Ulm - Kempten - Pfronten - Vils - Reutte
Munich - Garmisch - Ehrwald - Lermoos - Reutte
Innsbruck airport: 100km
Munich airport: 200km
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Tourismusverband Naturparkregion Reutte
Untermarkt 34
6600 Pinswang, Austria
Pinswang Tirol