Alpbach trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Alpbach is a town in western Austria in the state of Tyrol.HistoryThe earliest written record of the name Alpbach comes from 1150, although human settlement is known to have begun there before and around the year 1000, and a bronze axe found at Steinberger Joch in 1860 suggests that the route was already in use in the Hallstatt period.Christianity was first brought to the region in the 7th and 8th centuries by Irish and Scottish monks, and the patron saint of the parish church is in fact St. Oswald, a former King of Northumbria.At the beginning of the 15th century, deposits of copper and silver were discovered on the Gratlspitz and Schatzberg and in the Luegergraben. At the time, the Fugger merchant family from Augsburg had control over mining operations in Schwaz and Kitzbühel, and they extended their activities to include the Alpbach valley. The Böglerhof housed the Fugger offices and was also seat of the Mining Court. In those days, Alpbach already had two inns, the Böglerhof and the Jakober Inn, where the men of the village would go to drink spirits, such as schnapps. By the middle of the 19th century, productivity at the mines had declined to the stage where they had to be closed.Alpbach is in Tirol. Plan my day in Austria using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Alpbach
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Top tours near Alpbach
Swarovski Crystal Worlds and Innsbruck Day Trip from Munich BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $61
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
Welcome to Innsbruck: Innsbruck Card, Traditional Café and Austrian Dinner BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $120
Duration: 2 days
Popular things to do in Alpbach
Places to visit with Alpbach
Recently planned trips to Alpbach
6 days in Austria, Fussen & Rothenburg ob der Tauber BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, romantic, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Austria BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 55 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Austria BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Hungary & Austria BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy, Switzerland & Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium