|Land of the Federal Republic:||Tirol|
|political district:||Schwaz (sp)|
|surface:||111.1 km ²|
|geographical situation:|| |
Coordinates: 47° 7 ′ N, 11° 40 ′ O 47° 7 ′ N, 11° 40 ′ O
|height:||1281 m and. NN|
|inhabitant:||1927 (31. December 2003)|
|Postal zip code:||6293|
|municipality code number:||70934|
|municipal office:|| Lanersbach 470|
|mayor:||Hermann Erler (-)|
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Tux takes the rear and largest part of the Tuxertals, a side valley of the Zillertals, which branches with Mayrhofen. The Gemeindegebiet hands thereby up to 3.476 m already the high vergletscherten Olperer and up to 2.338 m the high Tuxer yoke, one in the early period much-committed transition between the Zillertal and the rocker valley. Further salient collections in the Gemeindegebiet are the 3,288 m high freezing wall and the 3,231 m high high Riffler. The high-altitude farms are on 1.630 M.
local parts Tux of the six local parts Tux, Vorderlanersbach, Lanersbach, Juns, Madseit and Hintertux.
To 25. January 2005 decided by the federal state government renaming of Lanersbach in Tux, since the municipality is called altogether Tux, it however no place name Tux gave.
Vorderlanersbach (Tux) (1300 m and. NN) is the first local part at the road of finch mountain. Because of the mountain-slope above the place the Weiler are beautiful-evenly and to Gemais. The peasantry Gemais on 1450 m and. NN became August approximately their stylistic unanimity, to in 17. Century goes back, posed under monument protection. It developed from a former Schwaighof. 2292 m the hostage yoke on the way in the Inn valley, lain highly , was in former times a much-committed way for the exchange of goods to the markets in resound in Tirol and Innsbruck. From Vorderlanersbach a Einseil Umlaufgodel opens the skiing area Rastkogel, which is connected with the neighbouring skiing areas Penken and Eggalm.
Lanersbach (Tux) (1300 m and. NN) lies about two kilometers behind Vorderlanersbach and forms the cultural and social center of the Tuxertals. Lanersbach is both seat of the municipality Tux, and the Pfarre existing since 1891. The parish church in Lanersbach was established 1686 in place of an earlier gothical church and 1750 were barockisiert. In that south the place on approx. 1800 m and. NN convenient lunar caustic hut is furnished a small farmer museum. A unity express orbit leads in the ski and moving area of the Eggalm.
Juns (1400 m and. NN) is a long-drawn-out village about 2 km valley inward behind Lanersbach. It consists of some smaller buildings of hotels and houses. A looking mill is worth seeing, in which still few decades ago the barley husbands cultivated here became. In Juns two end approx. 5 km long Rodelbahnen, which down-lead from the cave stone hut and the Grieralm. The courses are lit, so that a Abendrodeln is possible.
Behind the small settlement Madseit (1450 m and. NN) at the delta of the WAD since brook in the Tuxerbach narrows itself the valley.
Hintertux (1500 m and. NN) is in the rear part of the valley, because of the foot of the Hintertuxer of glacier (one of the most popular summer ski regions of Austria), and is framed by mountains and glaciers. It consists of hotels, hotels and isolated farmhouses. The church Maria Himmelfahrt was finished 1952 in place of 1941 a blown up building of predecessors.
In Hintertux the high-altitude thermal bath of Europe is with different sources of welfare. In direct proximity of the splinter nail house lies the splinter nail cave, which is also over 10 km length the largest nature cave of the central alps. The cave standing under monument protection is to be visited under expert line.
Because of the Tuxer furthermore a complete yearly skiing area with a variety is at elevators. The locality is starting point of numerous migrations and high alpine routes. In the autumn months the ski season at the Hintertuxer glacier starts. The skiing area Hintertuxer glacier belongs to the skiing area Zillertal 3000. The Hintertuxer glacier is also a popular summer skiing area, which opened the whole year over.
the valley was mentioned for the first time documentary in the year 1280.
The Tuxer valley was already in before-historical time committed, of it showing finds from the middle Steinzeit. The first inhabitants of the valley were probably Breonen, which rank among the trunk of the Räter and settled in the rocker valley.
Hirten and mountain peasants settled the valley from the lubrication valley over the Tuxer yoke and cultivated it by their Rodungstätigkeit. 889 the Tuxer valley with other parts of the Zillertals came to the ore diocese Salzburg. 1280 are mentioned for the first time documentary the name Tux. Originally a pure waters designation, ignored the designation on the valley. It is derived probably from the indogermanischen language root “teg”, which run, flows, there-melts meant. The first yards were Schwaighöfe, which had to deliver their interest in material assets.
The rear valley between Lanersbach and Hintertux was up to the year 1438 Lehen of the court Matrei at the burner later and stone oh at the burner. Until 1926 Hintertux belonged to the municipality Schmirn. 1926 united Hintertux with Lanersbach and the captain shank Lämperbichl to the municipality Tux.
on the meadows and Almen of the Tuxertales is operated to today agriculture, even if most enterprises resume these only as supplementary income.
apart from the agriculture is economical the tourism with guest trade and accommodating enterprises meaning. In addition above all the Tuxer glacier in Hintertux contributes, which is operated for the 1960er years as complete yearly skiing area. After Mayrhofen Tux has to exhibit the second highest Nächtigungszahlen in the Zillertal.
the magnesite work
from 1927 to 1976 existed about 500 m above Vorderlanersbach a magnesite work, the high-altitude of Europe. In the open mining and lug dismantling by up to 400 workers magnesite was won there. Special aerial ropeways for persons and materials handling connected the work with Lanersbach and/or. the shipping station in the Zillertal with Mayrhofen. On the Schrofenalm, about 500m far away from the work developed a small settlement with dwellings, for a school, a food shop, a cinema, etc. for the work members and their families. After attitude of the enterprise 1976 the work was kompklett cleared away and renaturiert. Received only the 1947 remained after the plans by stroke ore Prachensky with Fresken by max of Weiler established Barbarakapelle, as well as two former houses, the “Schrofenhäuser”.
Tux is attainable by Mayrhofen over a road. From the station Mayrhofen of the Zillertalbahn exists a bus traffic. The nearest station of the ÖBB is Jenbach, at the same time output station of the Zillertalbahn. Within the Tuxertales operate during the day between Vorderlanersbach and Hintertux free shuttle penalty in the 15-Minuten-Takt.
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