World's Coolest Factory Tours
The Tour: After learning about the history of glassmaking and of Riedel, a centuries-old, family-owned company, visitors watch glassmakers mouth-blow the meticulously crafted glasses, considered by many the finest in the world.
Fast Facts: Tours are offered weekdays; $7.50 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 2 to 16. Kufstein is a one-hour drive from Innsbruck.
Don’t Miss: The “glass tasting,” which lets tour takers sample one wine out of several differently shaped glasses, to show how the various shapes affect the wine’s taste. (This must be booked in advance and costs an additional $7.50.)