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Gastronomic and culinary experiences

The word "PLEASURE" is written in capitals in Laa and its vicinity. Discover and experience culinary delights and enjoy them. Be that wine or beer, healthy hemp or onion, organic or local delicacies – everyone will find something to their taste.

"Beer" experience

The production of the Hubertus Bräu beer goes back to the Middle Ages. The beer from Laa an der Thaya was a royal pleasure even then. The guests to our region can also learn how the "Laa’s beer" Hubertus Bräu is produced and they can also taste it in a pleasant atmosphere.

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Every Thursday, tours in the "Hubertus Brauerei" brewery, 7–9 p.m.
Price: €6 per person
Meeting point: Hubertus Brauerei brewery
Contact and booking: Ms Schwarz, +43 (0) 2522 / 22 46-30
www.hubertus.at

"Healthy hemp" experience

The name of the Hanfthal municipality proves that hemp was grown in the region more than 900 years ago. On a walk in Hanfthal, you will learn everything about this crop and in the end you can taste specialties from hemp in local restaurant. Do not miss a hemp steak, sausage, sweets or a 4-course menu. For drinks, you can try a lemonade, beer or wine – of course, all with hemp flavour.

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On Tuesdays, "Know hemp" tour in Hanfthal, 4 - 6.30 pm.
Price: €5 per person
Contact and booking: Mr. Johann Schmidt, +43 (0) 699 / 122 092 56
Upon booking, sightseeing rides on an ancient tractor are also possible (up to 20 people) or in a carriage (up to 6 people).
www.hanfthal.at

"Onion" experience

The climate of Laa and its vicinage is excellent for onion growing. The "Laa’s onion" has a long tradition in the gastronomy of the region as well. If beefsteak with onion used to be popular formerly, today, there are many fine delicacies which are extravagant thanks to onions. Onion soup, fried onion rings, salty onion pie, shoulder with onion sauce and onion marmalade – all this and more is on the menu of local restaurants.

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Onion Festival, 19 – 21 August 2011
A festival for the whole family, free entry!
www.zwiebelfest.at

"Berry" experience

In sunny Weinviertel, on the edge of the Laa's plane in Loosdorf, there is a picturesque organic garden of the Hummel family. From June to October, visitors can enjoy a unique experience: to pick and taste raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, kiwis and golden berries in a beautiful countryside.
Cyclists and visitors who are passing through Loosdorf have become fond of this stop where they can relax and pick some fresh fruits.

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Weinviertel fruit experience with a tour and tasting of fruits and specialties (all year round)
Duration: 90 minutes
Price: €6 per person
Contact and booking: Hummel family, +43 (0) 664 / 514 09 09
www.biobeerengarten.at

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