Tannheim (Tyrol)

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Tannheim (Tirol) (Austria)
Tannheim (Tyrol)
Basic data
Country: Austria
State : Tyrol
Political District : Reutte
License plate : RE
Surface: 51.28 km²
Coordinates : 47 ° 30 '  N , 10 ° 31'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 29 '57 "  N , 10 ° 31' 1"  E
Height : 1097  m above sea level A.
Residents : 1,105 (January 1, 2020)
Postal code : 6675
Area code : 05675
Community code : 7 08 32
Address of the
municipal administration:
Höf 36
6675 Tannheim
Website: www.tannheim.tirol.gv.at
Mayor : Markus Eberle (Active Tannheim)
Municipal Council : (2016)
(13 members)

7 active Tannheim - mayor list,
2 farmers & rural youth,
3 together for Tannheim,
1 family-friendly Tannheim

Location of Tannheim in the Reutte district
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View of Tannheim
View of Tannheim
Source: Municipal data from Statistics Austria

Tannheim is a municipality with 1105 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2020) in the Reutte district in Tyrol ( Austria ).


Tannheim is the main town in the Tannheimer Valley , through which the Vils flows. It forms a clustered village that is surrounded by individual hamlets that have grown into larger settlements through recent settlement expansions.

You can get to Tannheim or the Tannheimer Tal either from Weißenbach over the Gaichtpass, from Hindelang over the Oberjochpass or from Pfronten through the Engetal.

As a mountain of Tannheim of standing just north applies Einstein .

Community structure

The municipality consists of a single cadastral municipality or locality of the same name , after the remaining localities were deleted in October 2013 by an ordinance of the Tyrolean state government. Since December 1, 2012, the municipality has new street names.

Neighboring communities

Four of the six neighboring communities are in the Reutte district, two in Germany.

Zöblen Pfronten (Bavaria)
Bad Hindelang (Bavaria) Neighboring communities Grän
Weißenbach am Lech Nesselwängle


The Tannheimer valley was settled from the west, i.e. from the Allgäu , only the extreme east with Nesselwängle, Gaicht and Rauth was settled from Aschau am Lech.

Originally the Tannheimer Tal belonged to the extensive property with which the Franconian rulers equipped the diocese of Augsburg between 750 and 850 on the occasion of its re-establishment or re-establishment. In 1059, King Heinrich IV gave the Augsburg bishop, among other things, the ban on wildlife in the forest between Lech, Wertach and Iller and the right to colonize, i.e. the right to clearing and laying out settlements. The bishop passed property and rights on to members of the nobility as fiefdoms; around 1300, three quarters of the Tannheimer Tal, still used as an alp, was owned by the Counts of Montfort and a quarter by the Lords of Rettenberg.

Ecclesiastically, the Tannheimer Tal belonged to the Sonthofen parish, with the exception of Jungholz (Wertach parish) .

On September 17th, the inhabitants of the valley celebrate the valley holiday every year. On this day there is a festive service followed by a procession in memory of the well-fortified ancestors who fled the French on September 17, 1796 and thus prevented an impending foreign rule.

Manuel Neuer married in Tannheim in May 2017 .

Population development

coat of arms

AUT Tannheim Tirol COA.svg

Blazon : "In silver a green fir tree, two red sticks on the left edge of the shield."

The colors of the municipality flag are green and white.

The coat of arms awarded by the Tyrolean provincial government on May 8, 1984 is symbolized by part of the municipality's name. The fallen shield symbolizes the dukes in Austria as Tyrolean sovereigns who acquired the entire Tannheimer Valley at the turn of the modern age. For this purpose, the valley with the main town Tannheim was raised to the bar and was part of the Ehrenberg court .

Culture and sights

Parish Church of St. Nicholas
Local museum
The Andreas Hofer monument
Surname District built
Mariahilf plague chapel Oberhöfe 1649
St. Martin Chapel Innergschwend 1494
St. Sebastian Chapel mountain 1653
Sacred Heart Chapel mountain 1796
St. Leonhard plague chapel Kienzen 1488
St. Michael Chapel Kienzen 1680
Trinity Chapel Kienzerle 1680
Lourdes Chapel in the grotto Tannheim 1902

Economy and Infrastructure


View from the Füssener Jöchle to Tannheim

Tannheim has numerous tourist offers such as:

  • the Vilsalpsee with its nature reserve
  • Hiking and themed trails, via ferratas and climbing routes, summit hikes
  • Road bike, e-bike and mountain bike tours,
  • Neunerköpfle ski area
  • Classic cross-country skiing and skating
  • Toboggan run, winter hiking trails, snowshoeing

The hotels with the tourist infrastructure and the mountain railway on the Neunerköpfle make Tannheim an important two-season tourist community in the valley.


  • kindergarten
  • Elementary school
  • New middle school Tannheimer Tal

Web links

Commons : Tannheim  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Martin Bitschnau , Hannes Obermair : Tiroler Urkundenbuch, II. Department: The documents on the history of the Inn, Eisack and Pustertal valleys. Volume 1: By the year 1140 . Universitätsverlag Wagner, Innsbruck 2009, ISBN 978-3-7030-0469-8 , p. 206, no. 228 .
  2. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung , May 24, 2017, p. 7.
  3. Coat of arms of the community of Tannheim