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Kaprun: High Mountain Reservoir Experience with Dam Tour

1. Kaprun: High Mountain Reservoir Experience with Dam Tour

Experience the breathtaking Hohe Tauern mountains and see how the incredible force of nature was harnessed by man's tremendous feats of engineering. Visit 2 water reservoirs, take a free dam tour, and get a look behind the scenes. Before starting your day at this magnificent scenery, exchange your voucher at the cashier's desk at the entrance of the reservoirs. Then, modern buses and the Lärchwald inclined lift will transport you to one of the most beautiful Alpine regions. You will ascend 1,200 meters in just 45 minutes. Once at the top, you can walk along the lake and over the dam walls. At the Mooserboden kiosk you can register for one of the guided tours of the dam wall for free. Your expert guide will provide you with some interesting facts and anecdotes about the history of the dam and you will learn about the interplay between technology and nature. Get the rare opportunity to learn about the inner workings of the structure and access the first inspection walkway. After the dam wall tour, you should definitely have a look at the exhibition "Electricity and Water". Here you can learn more about the backgrounds and the history of the construction. Stay as long as you want, take a hike around the area, sit down for a picnic, visit the restaurant Moserboden, or simply enjoy the view.

Kaprun: Magical Christmas Tour

2. Kaprun: Magical Christmas Tour

See how the city of Kaprun celebrates Christmas on this tour of the best festive locations and Christmas markets in town. Discover a wide variety of Austrian traditions and customs, including a range of seasonal products such as the traditional Glühwein. Witness some of the region's most important sights and beautifully decorated locations as you follow your professional local guide around the streets of the city. Listen to festive anecdotes and experience unique traditions such as the Krampus procession where gruesome creatures accompany Saint Nicholas through the streets. Afterward, head to the grounds of Kaprun Castle to experience the city's Christmas market. Here, sample some of Austria's most renowned festive delicacies or sip on a glass of mulled wine as you soak up Kaprun's charmingly unique festive atmosphere.

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