Hinterloch Mill

Near the small village of Ellbögen, a corn mill shows how grain was ground in the past.

In Ellbögen, 12 km south of Innsbruck, a small mill rises along the Rio Falkasaner. This Hinterloch Mill (Hinterlocher Mühle) probably dates back to the 16th century, when there was a miller for 11 farmsteads at a time, who took care of the mill and the grinding operation. The facility was in operation until 1951, then it rapidly decayed. In 1995 and 1996 it was extensively restored.

Regular grinding demonstrations during summer months offer you an interesting insight into 2,000 years of milling tradition. Afterwards a afternoon snack with high-quality farm products awaits you at the nearby snack station.

The demonstration mill is accessible in a 20-minute hike from the Hinterlarcher parking space in Oberellbögen. First it leads through a forest to a clearing. Then the trail follows the course of the Rio Falkasaner to the small corn mill. The path can also be done by MTB.

Contact info

Opening times

  • Fri 12 Aug 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 13 Aug closed
  • Sun 14 Aug closed
  • Mon 15 Aug closed
  • Tue 16 Aug closed
  • Wed 17 Aug closed
  • Thu 18 Aug closed

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Summer 2022 (07/01/2022 - 09/16/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed


on request

More information

Grain grinding demonstrations will be held on certain days. Special guided tours for families and groups of more than 10 persons on request by phone: +43 512 376077.

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