The quaint community of Schwendau is dedicated to tradition and well known for its cultural events and festivals. A visit to the River Art along the banks of the Ziller River is an absolute must, where the numerous works of art carved from wood are a sight to behold. Beautiful hiking trails lead from Schwendau into the surrounding mountains as well as the Zillertal Alps Nature Park.
Via Ferrate in levels of difficulty ranging from easy to extremely challenging, inspire mountain sports enthusiasts, as do the countless biking routes. Alpine farms and the summer grazing pastures surrounding Schwendau are waiting to be discovered by nature lovers.
It is the ideal destination in winter for those who like to enjoy winter holidays away from the hustle and bustle of town, but still want to be able to rely on ideal conditions and a variety of slopes. The Horbergbahn cable car transports visitors to Mayrhofen ski resort and is easily accessible using the free ski bus.