Unmissable tourist sites
Rattenberg Travel guide
Rattenberg : Michelin's recommendations
Bavaria and the Tyrol used to fight over this tiny border town, which grew until the 17C, when the silver mines on which its prosperity had been based were exhausted. Today, Rattenberg is an almost perfectly preserved example of Renaissance architecture, with only two streets, intersected by alleys. Among other Tyrolean handicraft specialities, Rattenberg claims to be the "glass town" ( Glasstadt).
Tourist attractions Rattenberg : Things to see and do
Bienerstr. A - 6240 Rattenberg
A path leads up to the ruined castle, whose base offers a general view of the town, hemmed in between the Inn and the mountain, with the belfry of the Servite church (13C-18C) rising above the furrowed roofs. The Kaisergebirge can be seen downstrea..
Klostergasse 95 A - 6240 Rattenberg
This monastery founded by Augustinians in 1384 houses a museum displaying Tyrolean art treasures . Late-Gothic statuary, displayed in the cloister, is given a prominent place. Examples of local goldsmithing masterpieces, including by the great maste..
Pfarrgasse A - 6240 Rattenberg
The Gothic Church of St Virgil (1473), abutting the castle hillock, has outstanding external pink-marble stonework. Inside, its twin naves, separated by four columns with capitals of Antique design, are vibrant with a festive harmony of white and p..