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Ainet

At the bottom of the valley, near the exit of the Iseltal Valley, below the rugged peaks of the Schober Group, is the municipality of Ainet. Being far away from mass tourism and large concrete hotels, the village, which is traversed by the glacial river Isel, is considered an absolute insider tip for tourists. Pure relaxation and relaxation can be experienced here. Above all, the picturesque mountains surrounding Ainet and the wild banks on the Isel are a significant aspect of this.

The community also owes its beautiful appearance to its sacral buildings. For example, the parish church of Ainet was built in the Middle Ages and enlarged in 1778. The Sacred Heart Church is also worth a visit. In addition, the small village has produced a big son: the academic sculptor Jakob Gibler was born in Ainet and taught there. Today his works can be found both in Admont Abbey and in the Vienna Votive Church. And of course in Ainet.

In and around the village, nature provides all the beauties that are so characteristic of Osttirol. From the impressive mountain scenery via the beautiful River Isel all the way to the "natural monument" at the beer cellar, the natural surroundings of Ainet are particularly versatile. By the way: the mentioned natural monument is a group of trees consisting of sycamore trees and spruces. Of course, the unique nature can also be used for numerous leisure activities. Particularly adventurous is a visit to the Adventure Park Osttirol. Whether rafting on the Isel, archery, canyoning, survival training, climbing, hiking or biking - here you can experience the untamed East Tyrolean nature combined with a good dose of action.

It is worthwhile taking a closer look and getting a feel for the history of this village. You don’t have to look for long. In particular, in the area where there sacred buildings area in Ainet you will find unexpected gems. Ainet’s parish church was built in the Middle Ages and extended in 1778. You should also pay a flying visit to the Herz Jesu Church. It is an interesting piece of Tyrolean popular religion. The small, yet perfectly formed, village of Ainet has also spawned a fine son - Jakob Gibler. The academic sculptor was born in Ainet and worked here as a teacher. Today you will find his work in Admont Abbey and also in Vienna’s Votive Church. And in Ainet too of course.

Yet it is not “just” historic and cultural treats and special features which can be found here. As far as nature is concerned Ainet doesn’t need to hide away. Starting with the “natural monument”, which you will find in the ‘Bierkeller’ and a cluster of trees consisting of sycamore planes and summer & winter spruce, through to the superb view to the mountains, all the lovely features which are so typical of East Tyrol can be found here. You definitely ought to treat yourself to the view to the Schober group, which is a fundamental part of the parish of Ainet.

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