Non-alcoholic punch and the “Krampus” run – the Stoaberg Advent celebrations
Experience this quiet and reflective season with genuine Pinzgau traditions. You can bake cookies, witness the run featuring the scary demon-like figures known as “Krampus” or “Perchten”, visit the Christmas market with mulled wine and non-alcoholic punch, and be there to see another candle lit each week. You’ll find yourself wishing that Advent could be just a little bit longer!
Pinzgau products – “Echt.Gsund.Guad.”
Shredded pancakes, cheese dumplings and traditional Pinzgau “Bladl” – all washed down with a quality schnapps (just for adults, of course). The fare served up by the inns is often grown in the region. Take a trip to the direct sales outlets and familiarise yourself with the delicacies available at the farm! Keep a lookout for the green seal of quality that reads “Echt.Gsund.Guad”, which means “genuine, healthy and good” in the local dialect and identifies products from the region.
Asitz Music Night with fire show and live concert
By day, it’s a place for visitors to buckle up their skis – but once a week, it plays host to the popular Asitz Music Night event. At a height of 1,800 metres, top bands delight the audience with their performances and the fascinating fire and ice show provides a wonderful interlude.
Mining and Gothic Museum Leogang
The Mining and Gothic Museum Leogang, an art museum dedicated to Gothic art in the context of mining, preserve Gothic art and European mining culture for posterity and engage the audience with this cultural memory. The high-profile collection includes outstanding masterpieces like the prayer nut of Mary of Burgundy, a woodcut by Albrecht Dürer and a panel painting by the Master of Laufen.
Theatre and children’s cinema at the Kunsthaus Nexus
The programme of events at the Kunsthaus Nexus will delight children everywhere: from the “Gschnaggatheater” children’s theatre to the kids’ cinema, events specially intended for children are held every week.
Delve into Pinzgau’s history at the Schloss Ritzen Museum
How did people live here in former times? What kind of customs did people follow then and which are popular now? The Schloss Ritzen Museum provides a comprehensive look at the history of Pinzgau, with a total of four floors addressing the areas of domestic culture, customs, archaeology and geology. The programme is rounded off with exciting special exhibitions.