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!

Contact info

Opening times

  • Wed 28 Sep closed
  • Thu 29 Sep closed
  • Fri 30 Sep 08:30 - 11:30
  • Sat 01 Oct closed
  • Sun 02 Oct closed
  • Mon 03 Oct closed
  • Tue 04 Oct closed

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Spring - summer 2022 (05/02/2022 - 09/30/2022)

  • Mon 08:30 - 11:30
  • Tue 08:30 - 11:30 14:00 - 16:00
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri 08:30 - 11:30
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Ascension Day 2022 (05/26/2022) closed

Whit Monday 2022 (06/06/2022) closed

Corpus Christi 2022 (06/16/2022) closed

Feast of the Assumption 2022 (08/15/2022) 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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