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Excursion destinations & sights

From indescribable natural wonders to family trips to cultural sights there will be a lot to explore in East Tyrol! Enough reason to take a look beyond Matrei and to plan one or the other excursion in your holidays in East Tyrol. Moreover, the border to Italy is not far away (1 hour by car) which will also enable you to go on trips to Mediterranean regions.

Excursions & culture in summer

Hohe Tauern National park

Unique natural sights

  • National park exhibitions in the Nationalparkhaus Matrei, Virgen, St. Jakob
  • Exhibition “Im Banne des Grossglockners” in Kals
  • Debanttal valley
  • Grossglockner panorama
  • Gschlösstal, Ködnitztal and Dorfertal valleys
  • Jagdhausalm on 2,009 metres
  • Oberhauser Zirbenwald forest
  • Umball waterfalls with water theme trail
  • Zedlach larch forest paradise

More nature around Matrei in East Tyrol

  • Deferegger healing and thermal water
  • Galitzenklamm
  • Nature wildlife park Assling
  • Summer rollercoaster Assling
  • Adventure park East Tyrol
  • Water falls Maria Hilf, Oberstans, Celar & Klapfbach

Family Trips

Discover East Tyrol with your children

  • Osttirodler summer toboggan run (open all-season)
  • Water myth Ochsenlacke with play arena
  • Summer toboggan run Fun Alpin Osttirol
  • Wildlife park Assling
  • Wichtelpark Sillian
  • Children’s mile Golzentipp
  • Family park Zettersfeld

Swimming & enjoying the sun in your summer holidays

  • Lido Tristachersee
  • Open-air pool Lienz
  • Open-air pool Matrei
  • Freizeitarena Virgen
  • Open-air pool Dölsach

Culture & Culinary

From museums to castles to the wafer factory

  • Roman town Aguntum
  • Bruck castle
  • Carriage museum Obertilliach
  • Wurzerhof farm Außervillgraten
  • Vitalpinum in Thal
  • Railway museum Lienz
  • Heinfels fortress
  • Rabenstein castle ruin
  • Deferegger Machlkammer
  • Loacker Genusswelt
  • Kuenz Naturbrennerei (distillery)
  • Pichler’s chocolate world