Lochputz
Lochputz

Zams Gorge

The Zams Gorge in the Oberinntal valley, the “Mystic Canyon of Tyrol”, is an adventure for the whole family.

For centuries, the power of water has formed a deep gorge in Zams: the "Zammer Lochputz". Once upon a time, horse-drawn carriages used to take visitors to the entrance of the Zams Gorge (or Lötz Gorge). However, in order to experience it at first hand, people needed ropes and much courage. Today, you can explore it on the Water Adventure Trail (Wasser-Erlebnis-Steig).

The trail starts at one of the oldest power plants of Tyrol and takes you into the gorge. It runs past a pending bridge to an abandoned smithy, which is subject of a legend: Once upon a time, a widowed blacksmith used to live in this place with a beautiful nymph. When the shepherd of the Lochalm Mountain Hut was able to solve several serious problems, he deserved her hand in marriage, but the blacksmith manipulated the pending bridge. The shepherd deceased in the gorge. Still today a bullhead, known as "Zammer Lochputz", as well as a beautiful head of a girl, formed by the power of water, can be seen in the gorge. They remind on their unfulfilled love.

This is also where the impressive Lötz Waterfall cascades into the depth. Further stations are the Roman Tower, the Mirror Cave, the playground, and the Kneipp facility. A particular highlight: the evening walks in summer! Also in winter evening walks are offered through the iced gorge.

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Opening times

  • Fri 24 Sep closed
  • Sat 25 Sep 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 26 Sep 10:00 - 17:00
  • Mon 27 Sep closed
  • Tue 28 Sep closed
  • Wed 29 Sep closed
  • Thu 30 Sep closed

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May 2021 (05/22/2021 - 05/30/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

June 2021 (06/04/2021 - 06/27/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Summer 2021 (07/01/2021 - 09/12/2021)

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

September 2021 (09/18/2021 - 09/26/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Admission

Zams Gorge in summer:
€ 4.50 adults, young people (16-18 years)
€ 4.00 seniors 60+
€ 3.50 groups (min. 10 persons)
€ 3.50 children and young people (7-15 years)
€ 11.00 family ticket (2 adults with 1 child)
€ 14.00 family ticket (2 adults with 2 children)

evening walk:
€ 3.50 adults, young people (16-18 years)
€ 2.50 children and young people (7-15 years)

free for children up to 6 years
free with the TirolWest Card

More information

In July and August, every Wednesday evening walk at 8 pm (in winter, every Wednesday from the end of December to the end of February).

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