“Gerlaisperch” is first mentioned in a document in 1237.
The south-facing slopes at the entrance of the Gerlostal valley are taken by the municipality of Gerlosberg. In the south, the municipality is bordered by the foaming Gerlosbach, which flows through a deep-cut ravine towards Ziller.
The coat of arms of the municipality shows a bull’s head with 2 mighty horns on a golden ground – agricultural activity, as well as the former gold mining. The community, which is still strongly agrarian today, stretches over climbing to very steep terrain, on which small hamlets and beautiful old farms are located. Tourism also plays a very important role in the municipality. In addition to guesthouses, private rooms or There are also 3 guesthouses in the municipality, which are recommended as an excursion destination.
The chapel on the Gerlosberg, as well as the old mill and various old farms are considered to be a small treat for the eyes. In summer you can make beautiful, extensive hikes on the lush alpine meadows, with magnificent views of the Zillertal, with starting point Rosenalm.