A beautiful place to be…


St. Jakob in Defereggen administratively divided into five Rotten. The majority of the populated area is on the left side of the Schwarzach. The center of the village with the parish church in the Unterrotte lies at an altitude of 1,389 m above sea level.

Bergsee in Osttirol

St. James is located in the northeastern Defereggen East Tyrol and is an area of ​​185.96 km ², the second largest municipality in the district of Lienz. With a share of around 123 sq km at the National Park Hohe Tauern two thirds of the municipal area are protected. The municipality comprises the western, from the Schwarzach -carrying, Defereggental Feistritz of the pack until end of the valley and adjacent tributary valleys.