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Miner's tour through the St. Agatha Chapel on the Kristberg

A walk through the Montafon and Klostertal mining era

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Experience of nature in the Montafon region

Dive into the mystic miner's world on the Kristberg. The mine on the Bartholomäberg Mountain is one of the Alps' oldest mining areas mentioned in a document. There was a centuries-long mining boom in the Vorarlberg region around Silbertal. The St. Agatha chapel, Montafon's oldest church, was built due to the mining activities here.

On tour with Adolf Zudrell

Go on a special tour through the 1,000-year old history of the miners on the Kristberg with the “flute player from the Kristberghof” Adolf Zudrell. He will accompany you on your journey through the past and knows all sorts of facts and great stories about this time and the witnesses of the mining period.

Register for a day with the famous flute player Adolf Zudrell at the tourism office in Silbertal by calling +43 5556 72290 or directly at the Kristberg Panoramagasthof.

By the way: Mr. Zudrell playing the recorder is also available on CD at the Kristberg Panoramagasthof.

You can also book an archaeologically themed hike through the mine at the local tourism office:

Themed hike “Following the Traces of Archaeology”

Learn all sorts of facts about the first population, historic mining and the Montafon cultural landscapes with archaeological discoveries.

The Montafon tourism region offers tours for groups of min. 5 people. These tours are available all year round and take 30 minutes; please make sure to make a reservation in advance.

What to bring with you

  • Sturdy shoes and comfortable clothes.
  • Protective clothing for the tour will be available.

Information and reservation for groups
Barholomäberg Tourisms
Tel.: +43 50 6686 220

Or directly with the mine guide by telephone +43 664 840 3596.

Make a reservation for your room or apartment and send a no obligation enquiry to the Kristberg Panoramagasthof and enjoy the great range for cultural offers in the Montafon in the middle of the Austrian Alps.


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