In the culinary and artisan show farms in the Kitzbühel region you can experience the production of cheese, bacon & Co. up close. The traditional businesses provide insights into their daily work and reveal all sorts of interesting facts about their production. Because old traditions, handed-down recipes, customs and innovative ideas turn milk, fruit and water into culinary specialties. A look over the shoulders of cheese makers, distillers and beer brewers brings you closer to the craft behind Tyrolean delights.
Schaukäserei Wilder Käser | Kirchdorf
Since when has cheese existed at all? Why are Tyrolean cows happy? Do the two stinkers really deserve their name? You can learn all this and much more in the modern 400 square meter showroom of the Tyrolean show dairy Wilder Käser: Everything cheese in words and pictures! Here you can watch the hand-processed delicacies ripening, ask the Wild Cheesemaker many questions and take a look (through glass) into the sacred craft halls, where the Wilder Käser turns around 1,200 liters of hay milk into 700 delicious cheese loaves every day. For hygiene reasons, only the master craftsman is allowed into the production rooms themselves. But on the big screen, you are right up close and personal: Start the film
Schauglashütte Riedel | Kufstein
Take a look over the shoulder of the glassmakers at the world-famous Riedel Glas company and immerse yourself in the art of glass in the interactive museum. The "SINNfonie", the multimedia show by Riedel Glas, invites you on a journey through the world of glass and the senses. Pleasure and enjoyment. Experience with all senses. An adventure of sensual perception. In the showhouse, the production of the world-famous glasses and decanters can be observed up close. The 300 square meter store shows the fascinating variety of glasses.
Latschenölbrennerei | St. Ulrich
The oldest mountain pine distillery in the world is located in St. Ulrich am Pillersee. For over 150 years, the Mack company has been processing mountain pine, silver fir, meadow hay and arnica from the Tyrolean high mountains into high-quality care products. During a guided tour through the distillery as well as through the museum with historical treasures, visitors learn everything about the elaborate production of the sought-after mountain pine oil. The invigorating and regenerating effect of mountain pine oil is not only used for fitness and beauty products, but the oil is also used as a healing agent in Bad Reichenhall spa therapy. In the in-house store, high-quality body care products, healing baths, teas and sweets made from herbs can be purchased with expert advice.
Zillertaler Heumilch Sennerei | Fügen
The Zillertal show dairy in Fügen provides insights into the daily work of the cheese masters and reveals interesting facts about the production of cheese. All cheeses produced in the alpine dairy are close to nature and are made from the purest hay milk. In the cheese dairy museum, the history of the dairy is presented and illustrates how cheese was produced 100 years ago with very simple equipment and tools. After the tour, the products can of course be tasted and purchased in the specialty store.
Feuerwerk Holzerlebniswelt | Fügen
The HolzErlebnisWelt FeuerWerk of the binderholz company in Fügen at the entrance to the Zillertal is an extraordinary destination for excursions in any weather. Families with children are also cordially invited to experience the world of wood with all their senses. On a guided tour of around 60 minutes through the BioMasseHeizKraftWerk, you will gain fascinating insights and learn interesting facts about the history of wood, green electricity and pellet production, and climate change. A magnificent 360-degree panoramic view of the binderholz plant site and the powerful Zillertal mountains opens up in the SichtBAR at a height of 16 meters.
Braukunsthaus Zillertal Bier | Zell am Ziller
At the Braukunsthaus in Zell am Ziller, visitors learn how Zillertal beer is brewed. It all starts with the ingredients, and they are regional. A multimedia exhibition shows which local grains are important and the role played by spring-fresh mountain water. History is also a topic. The craft of brewing has undergone a transformation. Old archaic tools have been replaced over time with modern technology, as illustrated by the brewery's filling room, for example. Guests can watch the bottles being filled here. Finally, at the end of the tour, various types of beer are available for tasting. Those who wish can also purchase a souvenir in the store.
Schnapsbrennerei Erber | Brixental
For more than 400 years, the Schnapps Distillery Erber has held the distilling right and produces various types of traditional Tyrolean noble brandies from fresh and aromatic fruits and berries both from the surrounding Brixen Valley, from other areas in Austria and from hand-picked farms elsewhere in Europe. During a guided tour of the distillery, visitors have the opportunity to learn many interesting facts about the fascinating art of distilling schnapps, observe traditional methods and age-old knowledge paired with state-of-the-art quality, and finally taste the in-house products of the Schnapps Distillery Erber and possibly take them home as a souvenir.
Zillertaler Speckstube | Fügen
In Fügen, in the heart of the Zillertal, high-quality as well as tasty bacon has been produced in the in-house smokehouse since 1640. The family-run business has been owned by the Pfister family from the very beginning, and its secret recipes have been passed down from generation to generation and constantly refined. The specialties of the Zillertaler Speckstube are produced by the boss and senior chef personally. In addition to our famous bacon, you will also find a wide selection of hearty sausages as well as traditional schnapps and local cheeses. After the tour of the traditional production facilities, guests then have the opportunity to purchase a piece of Tyrolean food culture in direct sales in our store in a cozy atmosphere.