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by Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Alpine Pasture Stories: Juifenalm in Lüsensertal Valley

En route to Juifenalm Alpine Pasture Hut you can hear the cows mooing, the hens clucking and the pigs grunting even before you arrive! This wonderful place high above Gries im Sellrain is filled with happy family life and animals. Which isn’t surprising, as this Alpine retreat is a working farm—and a true natural gem.…

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by Ines in Sports

From Valley Low to Glacier High: A Tirol Road Bike Picture Story

From portraits over landscapes to sports: Acclaimed British photographer George Marshall creates winning shots that are both authentically pure and highly aesthetic. He has dedicated his life to riding and documenting BMX at an early age. Later, he has moulded his passion into a career. He has now swapped his trick bike for a road…

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Selection of our most interesting stories about huts, traditional recipes and the people who make Tirol what it is.

by Michael in Family

Reach Higher Grounds at these Five On–Mountain Playgrounds

Naturally, any summer family foray in Tirol must begin with a gondola ride as the ski resorts of Tirol are transformed into hubs for family fun during the warmer months. Here are five on-mountain adventure zones that will put kids over the moon when they hit the ski resorts in summer.

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by Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Alpine Pasture Stories: Außermelan Alm in Wattener Lizum

Visiting Außermelan Alm Alpine Pasture Hut in the Tux Alps, chances are that you will carry more weight out than in. After all, the Alpine dairy at this chocolate box Alpine Pasture Village sells finest homemade specialties. Produced on premises, the handmade Wattental Alpine Cheese is one of the most sought-after Alpine cheeses and has…

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by Christina in Recommendations

Top-Notch Bars in Innsbruck – My Favourite Pubs

If you’re making a day trip or weekend getaway to Tirol’s capital, you’ll want to be sure to sample the Innsbruck nightlife as well. Whether you’re up for a night out with friends and live music or a solo trip for a cocktail and some reading — you’re bound to find a place that suits…

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by Gastautor in Recommendations

The Stubai WhiteWaterWalk

17-year old Alexander Pale is attending “Zillertaler Tourismusschulen” Tourism College and loves to visit sights and attractions whenever time allows. Currently he is an intern with the Tirol Team. In this guest post for the TirolBlog he writes of his favourite trail, the WhiteWaterWalk in Stubai Valley.

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by Silvia in Food & Drink

Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Families are welcome at these restaurants with excellent cuisine. Many of Tirol’s finest restaurants and inns are surprisingly accommodating to children, so gather the whole family and take them out to eat at one of these child-friendly spots. They supply children’s menus and activities to keep the kids amused. Some also have lovely outdoor areas…

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by Michael in Sports

Five Epic Singletrack Trails

Like many sports, mountain biking has its own terms. Single track, for example, describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike – the narrow, snaking trails where rides get fast and fun. It is often smooth and flowing, but may also feature technical rocky sections, go over tree…

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