Experience tradition and nature
For climbers and hikers
Dreaming of past times - feeling the present
Virgen and its surroundings can also boast many a sight, large or small:
- Wallfahrtskirche Maria Schnee aus dem 15 Jh.
- Burgruine Rabenstein
- „Alpenzauberweg der Sinne“
- 1. Wasserschaupfad Europas, die Umbalfälle
- Gschlößtal, mit dem Gletscherschaupfad
- Zedlacher Paradies mit Jahrhunderte alten Lärchenwäldern
- Schloss Bruck und die Römerstadt Aguntum in Lienz
Skiing & cross country skiing - fun on the slopes
Virgen offers besides a small practice lift for beginners, directly in the village, also approx. 25 km of cross-country skiing pleasure. Only 7 km away from us, (10 minutes by car) lies in Matrei for demanding skiers, with over 110 km of slopes the Grossglockner Resort is the largest ski area in East Tyrol. Fun on the slopes at the highest level awaits you. On 2,200 hectares of ski space, no wishes are left unfulfilled. 90 % of the area is covered with snow and three snow-covered valley runs ensure snow until spring. Spacious beginner's areas in both Kals and Matrei promise fantastic conditions for experts and beginners alike.
With Osttirol's Glockner-Dolomiten Card there's even more vacation in it for you!
If you want to enjoy the whole diversity of Osttirol, Osttirol’s Glockner-Dolomiten Card is the perfect choice for you. This card combines many excursion destinations in one handy keycard. You can visit six mountain railways, four public pools and thirteen different "nature & culture offers" for three or seven days - once a day, at no extra charge. As a special highlight for all owners of the Osttirol‘s Glockner-Dolomiten Card, there is the opportunity to visit the newly restored Heinfels Castle.