This is the story of Vroni and Michl. And of Flora. And of being in a good mood. “We don’t want guests to come visiting Pfeis Hut,” say the Kirchmayers, “we want them to come visit Vroni and Michl.” And Flora.5 min. Reading time
A girl from Germany’s Sauerland and a Pinzgau native of the Austrian Province of Salzburg run Berliner Hut in Tirol. Now that sounds pretty complicated. Is it? Kerstin Schöneborn and Rupert Bürgler have been operating Tirol’s largest mountain shelter for more than one and a half decades. Living a mountain life like this can make…6 min. Reading time
Full of jaw-dropping scenery, breathtaking vistas and amazing downhill cruising, Tirol has long been a sought-after destination for mountain bikers. With an incomprehensible amount of 5,800 kilometers of trails, this is truly a mountain biker’s playground. That landscape also makes it a no-brainer for great e-biking, which enables riders to cover more ground in less…3 min. Reading time
Selection of our most interesting stories about huts, traditional recipes and the people who make Tirol what it is.
Tirol‘s central lifeline begins as a wild mountain stream at the Swiss border and rushes with impressive power through the Imster Schlucht gorge near the town of Landeck. From there it continues its journey a more gentle fashion through the rest of the region. We set out to discover life on the Inn and followed…6 min. Reading time
The mountain biking season is finally here! As with every other sport, it is important to prepare your body for the stresses and strains specific to mountain biking. As well as good overall cardiovascular fitness, riders need strong legs to push the pedals uphill as well as a strong upper body to deal with tricky…3 min. Reading time
Summer in Tirol is the season to head for the heights – be it climbing, dancing or walking along the highest suspension footbridge in the world.3 min. Reading time
With temperatures soaring above 30°C, many will be seeking out ways to escape the heat. Fortunately, no matter how hot it is, there’s always a couple of good ways to cool down in the Alps. Whether it’s heading to higher elevation or underground or splashing around in a crystal clear tarn, there are plenty of…5 min. Reading time
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Mention Tirol and the mind turns to mountains, skiing, maybe mountain biking or yodelling. But not surfing. Yet in this mountainous country thousands of miles from the seas, a growing number of landlocked surf addicts are heading for Inn River to catch a wave.4 min. Reading time
Climbing builds self-esteem, improves strength and balance, and teaches how to focus on a task. Rock climbing in the great outdoors of Tirol is a wonderful opportunity for families to exercise together while having fun. Here are five outstanding family-friendly rock climbing areas that offer fantastic scrambling for all ages and abilities.3 min. Reading time