A plethora of appealing activities and attractive aesthetics await visitors seeking the snowy serenity of St. Jakob im Defereggental. The quaint Austrian village enjoys an exhilarating elevation high above sea level and its glaciers and snow smothered slopes prove to be one of the region’s most popular skiing spots. Sate of the art ski lifts compliment fabulous tourists facilities in order to ensure guests enjoy a relaxing and restorative sojourn in St. Jakob im Defereggental. Ancient traditions are nurtured by the friendly locals, who create delectable delicacies in the rustic mountain huts of the area.
Visit on of the region’s most revered natural wonders by following the Galitzen Gorge Waterfall Trail. A sturdy boardwalk supports walkers while beneath their feet, trillions of gallons of water rushes forth in an impressive display of nature’s relentless power; impressive rock faces and deep gorgeous create an arresting natural panorama that will take your breath away.
The impeccably stylish exterior of the Aguntum Museum is not reflective of the ancient relics that reside within. Residing upon the site of the 5000 year old excavated city of Municipium, the glass walled museum exhibits roman relics and astounding artefacts that were discovered in the excavations; peruse pottery, bronzes, jewellery and coins that offer insight into bygone days.
For a truly traditional taste of authentic Austrian cuisine, dine in the cosy and charismatic environment of the Gasthof Edelweiss. A richly decorated interior invites diners to relax and enjoy rustic regional specialities that are sure to pleasure even the most discerning palate. (Außerrotte 60, 9963, St.Jakob im Defereggental, Austria)