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Silberbergwerk Schwaz

You almost feel like breaking out into a rendition of ‘Heigh-Ho’ at Silberbergwerk Schwaz, as you board a mini train and venture deep into the bowels of the silver mine for a 90-minute trundle through Schwaz’ illust…
Historic Site in Schwaz


Schwaz hides a remarkably well-preserved Altstadt, built high on the riches of medieval silver. Taking pride of place on pedestrianised Franz-Josef-Strasse, the Gothic Pfarrkirche immediately catches your eye with i…
Church in Schwaz


At the Gothic Pfarrkirche, your eye is immediately drawn to its steep roof bearing 14,000 copper tiles. The web-vaulted interior purportedly harbours the largest symphonic organ in Tyrol, which is put to good use at…
Museum in Schwaz

Museum der Völker

Local photographer Gert Chesi set up this museum, showcasing a rich collection of African and Asian ritual art. Rotating exhibitions home in on elements of the collection, such as spiritual Tanzania or African texti…
Church in Schwaz


This Franciscan church blends Gothic and baroque styles. The church cloisters next door are a calm spot; Gothic windows and unfinished frescoes line its inner courtyard.