excursions and day trips
If you want to explore more than just the immediate surroundings of Ellmau, you can choose from a variety of destinations to explore in one (half) day:
The Kufstein Fortress, for example, is one of the most important historical monuments in the Tyrol. The charming old town of the district capital of Kufstein is also worth a visit.
Did you know that the small district capital Schwaz once was the most important mining metropolis in the world? In the silver mine Schwaz you can explore the history of this Fugger city.
The nearest major cities of Innsbruck and Salzburg can easily be visited in one day. Trains to these two cities leave from Kufstein or Wörgl at least once every hour. You can leave your car at the park-and-ride car park of the Austrian Federal Railways.
The Swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens have impressed over 13 million visitors with their impressive architecture, ornate installations and sparkling crystals. They are a special magnet for tourists from all over the world.
More destinations in the near and further region can be found here.