Deferegger Heilwasserwelt
Deferegger Heilwasserwelt

Deferegger Healing Water World

A place of strength in the Defereggental valley tell about Europe’s oldest deep water, the Deferegger Healing Water.

Some years ago, a special find was made in the Deferegger Alps: Salt water, about one million years old, was found in a layer of rock at a depth of almost 2,000 m. These are the fossil remains of the primeval sea that used to cover this part of Europe and has been preserved here in its purest form. This precious mineral water is used today to produce natural cosmetic products in St. Jakob in Defereggen which are especially recommended for people who suffer from skin disorders.

But you can't only buy the products - the Healing Water Wold (Deferegger Heilwasserwelt) can also be visited: The facade of the show and sales room, and the Place of Legends are works by the East Tyrolean artist Michael Lang. Here the healing water is bottled after drilling.

Guided tours explain Europe's oldest deep water and the Myth Path "The heritage of Beak People" written by the local author Christian Stefaner, and show you the Place of Legends and the Sirona Art World. Worth seeing!

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Opening times

  • Wed 08 Feb closed
  • Thu 09 Feb 14:00 - 16:00
  • Fri 10 Feb closed
  • Sat 11 Feb closed
  • Sun 12 Feb closed
  • Mon 13 Feb closed
  • Tue 14 Feb closed

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Winter 2022/23 (11/17/2022 - 04/14/2023)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu 14:00 - 16:00
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Immaculate Conception 2022 (12/08/2022) closed

Christmas' Eve 2022 (12/24/2022) closed

Christmas 2022 (12/25/2022) closed

Boxing Day 2022 (12/26/2022) closed

New Year's Eve 2022 (12/31/2022) closed

New Year 2023 (01/01/2023) closed

Epiphany 2023 (01/06/2023) closed

Easter 2023 (04/09/2023) closed

Easter Monday 2023 (04/10/2023) closed


free admission to the Healing Water World

€ 5.00 guided tour (per person)

More information

On request by phone accessible also outside the opening hours.

The Deferegger Healing Water World stays open all year round, closed on public holidays.

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