Schwaz Travel Guide

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    Townhall
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    Burg Freundsberg
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Schwaz Things to Do

  • Visit thMusem der Völker (will reopen...

    The renovation and construction of the House of Peoples is in full swing. Back in December, the building will be finished, then it goes to the interior design, and the reorientation of topics. Since the House of Peoples has matured in the past 17 years into a veritable museum, wants to make that fact in his name more clearly visible than in the...

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  • Castle Freundsberg

    It was first mentioned in 1128. The adjoing church was only built in 1634. There is a museum in the tower. Open April till October daily except Thursday from 10-17.00.

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  • Summer party

    Saturday, Augutst 4th 2007. Summer party at the Pfundsplatz in Schwaz. In the first weekends of August there are parties everywhere, in towns, in villages and in the mountains too..........

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  • the schwazer silberbergwerk

    on a rainy day all the tourist of Tirol thougt:"lets go dig up some silver". I mean: it was a long time waiting before we went into the mine. For people with claustrophobia it is not so nice. Firtst you go in a very small train, keep legs and arms inside please, and for 15 minutes you go deeper and deeper into the mine. Then a long walk and the...

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  • Schwaz Silvermine

    The reason to come to Schwaz is the silvermine. It's quite a distance from the railway station so make sure you don't get lost. The best way is to get a piece of paper and a pen and sketch the map that is at the railway station, including main streets, etc. Oh, and mind your head on the way into the mine!!!

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  • Historical Hotel Post

    This old building is very much in decay and may be ripped down soon. On the outside wall you can read what famous people stayed there in the old days like i.e. Kaiser Ferdinand of Austria in 1849.

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Schwaz Restaurants

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    by lotharscheer Written Aug 11, 2011

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    It´s a shop selling cheese and other milk products, where you also can sit and eat some light snacks.

    Favorite Dish: "Grauer Käs" a tyrolian cheese made from skimmed milk, eat it in a roll with pepper and salt (€ 1,50-2 depending on wight) or with vinegar and onions.

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Schwaz Transportation

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    by lotharscheer Written Aug 11, 2011

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    Bus 1, 3 and 4 from train station to the center, Bus 1 and 2 from the center to the "Schau Silberbergwerk" (silver mine), bus 2 also near the Burg Freundsberg (but you still have to climb the hill), bus 3 also to Kloster Fiecht.

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    Tourist Information

    by yumyum Updated Jul 27, 2004

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    Favorite thing: The tourist information is located in the Rathaus. They are closed over lunch time.

    You can get online info at www.schwaz-info.at

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