With its 720 inhabitants, Tösens is of course one of the smallest villages in the Tyrolean Oberland, but promises a spectacular holiday experience!
There’s peace, quiet and relaxation in abundance here for the perfect holiday feeling. With its picturesque setting on a narrow passage in the upper section of the Inntal valley at 931 m above sea level, Tösens has a sensational 360 degree natural panorama.
What’s more, with a certain earthiness, diverse range of sporting activities and plenty of regional delicacies, you have the perfectly complete holiday package! Who can resist such charm?
Exciting holiday moments
The small holiday resort played a fundamental role in the 15th century above all in ore production in the region, when silver, galena and barite were mined here. Even today, you can get an idea of what went on with a visit to the Platzertal mine, which is, by the way, one of the highest located mines in Europe.
Families in particular will feel completely at ease in the gem of the Tyrolean mountains. And it’s no surprise given that the region offers all sorts of activities for all ages …
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A holiday paradise all year round
As a delightful all-year-round holiday destination, Tösens always has plenty to offer its visitors from spring right through to winter. For example, the blossoming mountainous landscape of Tyrol in spring offers a spectacular backdrop for extended hikes. In summer, thrill seekers can get an adrenaline rush on a rafting tour through the gorge of Tösens. Autumn attracts passionate cyclists to the region with the extensive network of cycle paths. With its location on the long-distance cycle routes Via Claudia Augusta & the River Inn cycle route, Tösens is a favourite stop-off destination for long-distance cyclists.
And in winter? Tösens turns into a glistening paradise for skiers, snowboarders, winter hikers and tour hikers. Winter athletes in the Tyrolean Oberland benefit in winter in particular from the close proximity of six ski resorts.
On a walk through Tösens, make sure you don’t miss out on...
- The parish church in Tösens:The unpretentious, baroque-style church is dedicated to Saint Lawrence of Rome and is worth a visit just for its pretty vault paintings.
- The Roman bridge:Straddling a small gorge, it is presumed to be the oldest preserved bridge in Tyrol and was built in the Middle Ages.
- The chapel St. Georg ob Tösens:Above Tösens, visitors are greeted by the little Gothic church from the 15th century, which is completely painted on the inside.