Historic Hochfeld Mine
Are you interested in the life once led by workers at an old copper mine? Would you like to immerse yourself in the world of the distant past and discover just how hard the working conditions must have been back then? If so, be sure to stop by the historic Hochfeld mine, located in the lower Untersulzbachtal valley. During a guided tour lasting from 90 to 120 minutes, not only will you experience how copper ore used to be mined here for the better part of half a millennium until 1954, you will also learn about how the minerals were created in the first place. And thanks to the so-called “Tauern Window”, you will also be able to marvel at the geological diversity of the Hohe Tauern range. And if you decide you want to walk from Gasthof Schütthof to the Hochfeld mine, along the way you will also pass the Untersulzbach Waterfall natural monument. So, during your excursion you will actually get to experience two fascinating attractions in the heart of the Hohe Tauern National Park Holiday Region.