European Geopark Week in UNESCO Geopark “Ore of the Alps”
“Hot Springs, Whirlpools, Waterfalls”
Dates of Geopark Week: 20.05.2016 – 5.6.2016
Contact Person: Herwig Pichler, Geopark Manager, email@example.com
Further Information: www.geopark-erzderalpen.at
|1. Geo & Geo||22.5.2016
|10 a.m. Meets at the Visitor Center in Bischofshofen: Excursion along the Waterfall Path in Bischofshofen with information about geology, hydrology, history and archaeology. Lasts 2 hours. The tour will be led by several experts in different fields (Gantschnigg, Ibetsberger, Eibner).
2 p.m. Special tour through the Miners’ Hostel Museum and “Annastollen” mine in Mühlbach am Hochkönig, led by local mining experts. Special price!
10 a.m. Tour of the Seelacken Museum and Sunnpau mine in St. Veit, led by local mining experts. Special price!
10 a.m. Tour of the Larzenbach mine and Hüttau Mineral Museum, led by local mining experts. Special price!
|2. Geo & Culture/Music||20.05.2016
|7:30 p.m. Hermann Wielandtner Hall, Bischofshofen: Concert with Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg to mark “200 Years of Salzburg in Austria”, and official opening ceremonies for UNESCO Geopark Week.
10 a.m. Tour of the special exhibition at the UNESCO Geopark Visitor Center in Bischofshofen: MAN:MAKES:MUSIC “From Ore to Instrument”, with particular focus on the history and manufacture of brass instruments (Gantschnigg, Chalupny, Plawenn, Lechner)
|3. Geo & Education||4.6.2016||2 p.m. Meets Sulzau: Gold-panning on the River Salzach. With a little bit of luck, small flakes of “Tauern Gold” can still be found in prospecting pans with the help of an expert. Begins: 2 p.m. and continues until evening.
(Fischer, Ibetsberger) -> canceled due to flood