Experience the century-old history of Imst, also known as City of Fountains, it’s museums, plays, concerts and more.


Christmas Market

When the air is filled with the aromas of mulled wine and sweet chestnuts, it is time to visit the Imst Christmas Market. In the town centre behind the “Johanneskirche” church you will get in the mood for Christmas spirit at the traditional Christmas market.

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Museum im Ballhaus

Museum at Ballhaus

The Museum at Ballhaus attracts visitors to discover the rich history of Imst.

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Brunnenstadt Imst

Imst – City of Fountains

If the region has something almost in profusion, then it’s water. That can be seen by the many fountains, which have been the gems of the city to the present day. They once had an important economic and social function.

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Biermythos Starkenberg

“Beer Myth” Starkenberg

In the 200-year-old brewery you can discover the history of beer. The brewery and the 700-year old castle were renovated.

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Schemenlaufen (Weltkulturerbe)

“Imster Schemenlaufen” carnival (cultural heritage by UNESCO)

On 31 January 2016 it is again the time for perhaps the biggest and most colourful carnival procession of the Alpine region. The centuries-old spectacle is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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Stuibenfall & Ötzidorf

Stuiben Waterfall & Ötzi Village

Miracle of nature and cultural scenes: experience the highest waterfall in the Tyrol and walk in the footsteps of Ötzi in the village of the same name. It is located only about 30 minutes by car from Imst.

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Erstes SOS Kinderdorf der Welt

First SOS Children’s Village in the World

About 60 years ago Hermann Gmeiner and a handful of visionary men and women laid the foundation for a global idea: the first SOS Children’s Village in “Sonnberg”.

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Almabtrieb, Schafschiede, Adlerfest,...

“Almabtrieb”, “Schafschiede”, Eagle Festival, …

Summer is over – at the beginning of autumn you can visit many events in the holiday region Imst: the so-called “Almabtrieb” is a ceremonial driving down of cattle and sheep from the mountain pastures by shepherds. This return, like the “Schafschiede”, is spectacularly celebrated.

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Haus der Fasnacht

The House of Fasnacht

Get some information about the history of the centuries-old “Imster Schemenlaufen” carnival which has been inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity since 2010.   

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Miners’ World

The Gurgltal valley was one of the most important mining areas in the North Tyrol. The Gurgltal Miners’ World brings to life these traditions.

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Kultur Highlights

Cultural Highlights

Tyrolean Craftsmanship

» Schatz Weaving Mill

» Spinning Mill

» Tyrolean Honey Farm

» Farmers Market “insriX”