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Latschenbrennerei Hofmann

The mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley in Kirchdorf in Tirol!

Who would have thought it? In the Kaiserbach valley you will come across one of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol. Find out about the production of this natural, pure essential oil, which brings with it a whole host of precious healing effects. You can visit the mountain pine distillery and top-quality products including ointment, bodywash, soap, bath salts, liniment and throat salt made using this mountain pine oil from the Alpine region are also available to purchase.

The Wilder Kaiser has always been home to this high-quality, healing mountain pine oil. The mountain pine, German: ‘Bergkiefer’ (Pinus Mugo), also known as the ‘Latschenkiefer’ (shortened form ‘Latsche’), ‘Legföhre’, ‘Legkiefer’ or ‘Krummelholzkiefer’, is a coniferous plant from the Pinaceae family.

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Mountain pine distillery in Kaiserbach valley

Manfred Lehnert manages Latschenbrennerei Hofmann in Kaiserbach valley, now in its third generation.

Attractions

  • checkOne of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol

  • checkTop-quality natural products made from the mountain pine

  • checkOintment, bodywash, soap, bath salts, liniment, throat salt and much more is available to purchase

This aromatic oil is made from the needles and branches of the mountain pine directly beneath the summit of the Kaiser mountains. Anna Hofmann (born 1909) foudned the Latschenbrennerei. She was involved with the making of products from 1933 to 1974 under the "Kaiseradler brand". This tradition has now continued for 4 generations.

  • Mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.
  • Mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.
  • Mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.
  • Mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.
  • Mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.
  • Latschenbrennerei Hofmann in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.
  • Mountain pine oil distillery in Kaiserbach valley - St. Johann in Tirol region
    One of the oldest mountain pine oil distilleries in Tirol is located in Kaiserbachtal.

Good to know

  • checkCar parking: Fischbachalm and Griesner Alm

  • checkWC: Fischbachalm and Griesner Alm

  • checkSuitable for prams: Yes

  • checkMiscellaneous: Sightseeing and produce available to purchase

  • checkPrices & opening hours: from ca. June to the end of October - latest information available at www.latschenkiefer.at

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