These scenic spots in Tirol were made for your Instagram feed. Once you’ve snapped the perfect pic, don’t forget to put aside your phone or camera for a few moments and simply soak up the view ;)!3 min. Reading time
Is it really possible to build and run an ecologically friendly five-star hotel with over 100 beds? The Naturhotel Waldklause in the Ötztal Valley set itself this challenge – and was a pioneering success. We find out how the Auer family turned vision into reality.10 min. Reading time
Berlin has one. So does Amsterdam, Prague and pretty much every other city in Europe. We’re talking, of course, about food tours, and now Innsbruck has joined the club. We spent a day with Kurt Reindl from Innsbruck Food Tours to get a taste of Tirol’s unique food culture.5 min. Reading time
Selection of our most interesting stories about huts, traditional recipes and the people who make Tirol what it is.
Text: Benedikt Roth, Styling: Sven Christ “Eating soup gives you round knees” is a somewhat curious local saying here in Tirol. Its origin can be traced back to the fact that until a few decades ago soups were the main staple food in this region. Unlike today, soup wasn’t just a starter but a meal…3 min. Reading time
Christian Moigg and his son Lukas are passionate about two things: hunting and cooking. They run the Herrnhaus, a fine-dining restaurant in Brixlegg located just a stone’s throw from the forest where they shoot the game which ends up on diners’ plates. I sat down with the father-and-son duo to talk about the entire process…8 min. Reading time
Autumn is a time to relax, to enjoy, to slow down. And it is the perfect time of year to learn about Tirol’s wild herbs – not for cooking but for making natural cosmetics. I met up with a local expert to discover what the region’s woods, pastures and meadows have to offer my skin.13 min. Reading time
Beer has been made in the village of Zell am Ziller for over 500 years. The local brewery, Zillertal Bier, recently opened a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition inviting visitors to learn about how beer is made and the importance of good ingredients. We took a look around the “BrauKunstHaus” in the Zillertal Valley – finishing, of…4 min. Reading time
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Luis Melmer and his family run the Alpengasthof Praxmar, a stately mountain guesthouse located in the Lüsenstal Valley south of Innsbruck. Far from the noise and stress of the city, it is an alpine haven where people come to get away from it all.6 min. Reading time
Shimmering in a thousand shades of red, orange, yellow and brown, Tirol’s trees are a spectacular sight in autumn. The golden transition from summer to winter is for many the best time of year for walks and hikes, either down in the valley or up in the mountains before the first snows arrive. Here are…11 min. Reading time