Hexenwasser Söll Hohe Salve
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Every year in May, the witches at the Hexenwasser Söll Hohe Salve theme park open their doors to the whole family.
From 9:00 am – 5:30 pm each day, young and old can experience the wonders of nature at 60 wet and wonderful activity stops – with all the senses! On the barefoot path you walk over rough and smooth, across stream and meadow. Feeling nature with your feet revives the organism and is like a reflexology massage.
At the bee theatre, the yellow and black actors honour you with their impressive, specially created waggle dance. Look closely and you might see the busy bees as they enter the stage to deliver their nectar and then dash off to collect more. The buzz concert at the bee theatre is the perfect soundtrack to this comedy.
There are other activity stops at the Hexenwasser Hohe Salve theme park, depending on the season. Along the way, you are guided by skilful witch attendants (11:00 am – 4.30 pm), who also make sure you never fall off your broomstick.
The Hohe Salve – the highpoint of Hexenwasser
The highpoint of the Hexenwasser theme park is the Hohe Salve. You won’t be able to get there by broom, but the “Hohe Salve” gondola will whisk you up quite comfortably. From the gondola you look down over the Hexenwasser theme park and the higher you go, the more expansive the view of the breathtaking mountain world. Once at the top, in good weather you can see over 70 three thousand metre-high peaks. A particular highlight is the revolving panoramic terrace, from where you can enjoy a 360° view of the Kitzbühel Alps, the Großglockner and the Hohe Tauern.
Another much admired attraction is the oversized windharp and 12 sundial stations – whose secrets the Hexenwasser staff are only happy to share with you.
Get up high in 2016 on the new summer lift, the Keatlift
“Float” conveniently up to Hexenwasser’s high point, the Hohe Salve – this is possible thanks to the Keat lift, which takes families and less experienced hikers a good deal closer to the summit. At the top station of the Keat lift, there is a wonderful hiking paradise to suit everyone. Here you have a total of ten easy and idyllic hiking trails to choose from. Particularly fascinating is the Mountain Springs Hike on the theme of spring water and Alpine pastures. This walking trail invites you to explore the many natural springs around the Hohe Salve.
In summer the Hexenwasser offers yummy cherries!
The Hexenwasser Activity programme (14.05.-23.10.2016)
|The Witch’s Hearth
||The history of fire is brought to life at the witch’s hearth – as well as the history of bread. Experience how fire was made the old-fashioned way and how delicious bread was baked in the olden days using freshly ground grain, water, salt and local herbs and spices.|
|The Witch’s Umbrella
||When chanting sounds hover above the Hohe Salve, you can be sure it is the singing water bowl at the witch’s umbrellas. To make music fill the air, wet your hands and place them on both handles of the bowl. When you rub the palms of your hands or fingers on the handles, the bowl begins to resonate. A mighty sphere of sound then begins to spread. Here, depending on the pitch, different geometric patterns appear on the surface. See, hear and feel: this game for the senses becomes a fascinating, holistic experience that excites not just the user of the singing water bowl.|
||See a real monarchy at Hexenwasser – at the apiary! Marvel at the busy bees buzzing around the hive entrances, find the guardian bee and queen bee in the display hive and listen to our staff at Hexenwasser explain how honey comes to be on your bread and why bees play a critical role in nature’s cycle.|
|Sundial and Wind Harp dailySundial and Wind Harp daily||At the summit of the Hohe Salve, an ancient place of ritual and for observing the skies, you begin to feel what “time” really means. Through many small experiments you can discover the secrets of the sun, wind and weather and see how time flows and wind sings. Guided tours daily at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm and 2 pm.|
||Take a look inside the Simonalm and taste the “Brodakropfen” (cheese-filled doughnuts)|
|Blaues Wunder||Exploring the source of life through fun and games - Current-table, whirlpool, reconstruction of a river course … especially when it’s rainy, windy or foggy|