Westendorf is an internationally renowned and relentlessly exciting place that offers adventurers an enticing array of outdoor activities. A charming town centre is enhanced by the rural splendour of the surrounding mountains, creating a scene reminiscent of a provincial postcard. As one of Austria's most popular and technologically advanced ski resorts, Westendorf delivers on both the opportunity for excursions and on fabulous tourists facilities; indulge in a luxurious hotel and a gourmet meal prepared using some of the region's finest ingredients.
The Tyrolean region boasts a rich historical heritage that is evident in the many ancient monuments that decorate the verdant countryside; one of the most intriguing and inspiring is the Mariastein Castle, an atmospheric and ancient structure whose turbulent past allures thousands of history enthusiasts. Within, extensive weaponry collections and colourful tapestries speak eloquently of the past.
Tyrolean museums pay homage to the authentic traditions and compelling customs of the Tyrolean region. Begin your cultural odyssey at the Mountain Farm Museum, an extraordinary and enthralling 200 year old farmhouse whose place amidst alpine pastures resulted in the development of important agricultural techniques. A wood exhibition also demonstrates the variety and skill of lumberjacks in the surrounding forest.
Indulge in a special and succulent steak that is sure to dazzle even the most discerning palate. The Hasis Kuchl is an informal and imitable eatery dedicated to cooking sumptuous steak to perfection; select your favourite cut before feasting on the juicy meat and accompanying delicacies, sipping a glass of fine red wine. (Dorfstrasse 16, Westendorf, Austria)