Town in 🇦🇹 Austria with a population of around 13 thousand people.
Schwaz is a small town in the Tyrol region of Austria, located at the foot of the Rofan mountain range. The town is best known for its silver mining history, and the many museums and attractions related to this industry. Schwaz is also a great base for exploring the mountains, with plenty of hiking and skiing trails in the area. In the summer, the town comes to life with a series of festivals and events, including the Schwazer Silvesterlauf (New Year's Eve race) and the Schwazer Volksfest (folk festival).