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.
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.
Guided tours of the brewery from Monday to Saturday for groups of 12 - 15 people (more on request) by arrangement possible.
www.hubertus.at, +43 (0)2522/2246 - 30
"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. For drinks, you can try a lemonade, beer or wine – of course, all with hemp flavour.
"Know hemp" tour in Hanfthal, Duration 2 hours
Price: €6 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).
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.
Yearly Onion Festival www.zwiebelfest.at
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.
Weinviertel fruit experience with a tour and tasting of fruits and specialties (all year round)
June - October, every 1st Sunday of the month, 3.30 pm (regardless of the number of people)
Price: €10 per person, reservation by Friday required
Contact and booking: Hummel family, +43 (0) 676/512 93 86