Holidays in Angath
Thanks to its central and easily accessible location, the village of Angath offers holidaymakers who are looking for rest and relaxation various options for active and varied holiday planning on their summer and winter holidays in the Kitzbüheler Alpen.
A wonderful piece of Tyrol, perfect for families with children: enough space for little adventures, with bathing facilities nearby and plenty of sun - not just in the summer.
In summer as in winter, both young and old can enjoy a plethora of sports and activities.
The little Tyrolean village of Angath offers a multitude of sports and leisure options for your summer holidays, such as hiking, cycling, swimming and horse-riding.
Traditional brass music open-air concerts provide additional entertainment in the village square in July and August.
In winter, one of the world's largest connected ski areas - SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental - is in close vicinity and can either be reached comfortably by means of the free ski bus or by car in a few minutes' ride. And friends of Nordic skiing will be pleased to find an awarded cross-country ski area in the neighbouring village of Angerberg.
Angath - numbers and facts
|Sea level||500 m|
|Guest beds||ca. 200|
The history of Angath
Coat of arms:
The colours and the water lily pads, which relate to the coat of arms of the cloister Frauenchiemsee, remind of the close relationship between the village and the nunnery.
The oar as the second emblem reminds of Angath’s history as one of the most important places in Tyrolean river navigation. During the time of the Inn navigation, Angath’s significance grew more and more. The three most important harbours in Tyrol were Hall, Langkampfen and Angath.
Cultural monuments in Angath:
The most important buildings which are strongly linked to the history of the village and its public life and which are worth being protected as cultural monuments, are the parish church (dedicated to the Holy Spirit) in the centre of the village, the First Chapel (dedicated to the Suffering Saviour) and the Widum (vicarage), the old school building which today is used as the village hall and, finally, the former inn Kammerhof.
Parish Church of Angath:
Though the presence of a vicar was already mentioned in 1220, the church of “Anngacht” was not built before 1746.
1746/1747: Building of the church
1875: destroyed by fire at Christmas
1876/1877: reconstruction of the church
1964/1965: renovation works