At several stopping places the traveler can admire architectural sculptures providing detailed information on the region‘s nature, history, culture, society and economy. The unique „Timmelsjoch Drive“ opens up new dimensions at the following stations:
1. „PASS MUSEUM“, Timmelsjoch
The Pass Museum stretches from the Austrian to the Italian Tirol, focusing on its cross-border character. The history of the Timmelsjoch as an Alpine pass is dating back to pre-Christian times. Images display the construction of the panoramic road. An interior „Ice Cave“ is dedicated to the pioneers and constructors of this superb high Alpine road.Free admission!
2. „GARNET“, Moos im Passeier
The rock face near South Tirol‘s Stuls offers stunning views of Moos and the rear Passeiertal valley. Two huge garnets, a natural imitation of the Passeier rock formations, host an exhibition room and a viewing platform.
3. „FOOTPATH“, Hochgurgl
Enjoy the truly breathtaking panorama at the toll road station. A superb footpath opens up new dimensions, providing information about the landscape and its peculiarities.
4. „SMUGGLER“, Timmelsbach Bridge
A walk-in cube gives an insight into the adventurous world of the smugglers on their way across Timmelsjoch pass.
5. „TELESCOPE“, Scheibkopf
The area below Scheibkopf offers a splendid 180-degree panorama of the protected Texel Nature Reserve. Thanks to a telescope you can take a closer look at scenic Granatkogel (3304 m) and Hoher First (3403 m) amid the eternal glacier ice.