The Tannberg themed trail helps you to delve deep into the history of the three Walser communities of Warth, Schröcken and Lech. Tannberg is the name of the former Walser district that once encompassed Warth, Schröcken and Lech. The Tannberg themed trail leads hikers through a charming mountain landscape with alpine climbs, and uses 57 stations to illustrate old Walser legends, 700 year old Walser houses and other aspects which give hikers an insight into the culture of the Walser people bit by bit.
NEW: geocaching in Tannberg
Discover the Tannberg region in a modern way by embarking on a treasure hunt in the midst of fantastic natural scenery. A total of 30 creative caches are waiting to be logged by you on three fantastic routes and popular hiking trails. Lech has the"Gipt's das?" [Does that exist?] route through an area of gypsum holes of special geological significance, in Warth you follow historic paths on the "Pfarrer Müller und das weiße Gold" [Father Müller and the white gold] route and in Schröcken you can discover a "Walserdorf und Naturjuwelen" [Walser village & natural gems] route. More information about geocaching in Tannberg is available at www.tannberg.info
In the footsteps of the Walsers in Tannberg
The hiking guide takes you on a fascinating journey back in time as you pass through the cultural landscape of Tannberg, the former Walser court for the communities of Lech - Warth - Schröcken. Using old buildings, deserted Walser settlements, legends and scenic gems, the author serves up a multifaceted series of historical highlights, with exciting details and an authentic, historic atmosphere.
The book is available in the tourist offices in Lech, Warth and Schröcken.