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by Anja in Recommendations

Lakeside Cabins: 10 Mountain Huts by the Lake.

Mountains or lakes? Do both! With many lakeside huts at elevations above 2,000 meters to choose from in Tirol, you can mix hiking with a dip in a lake. Here are ten of the most beautiful Alpinist Association Huts that are located on the shores of a lake.

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by Wolfgang Westermeier in Nature

The Fantastic Big Five and Where to Find Them

Ibex, chamois, vulture, eagle and marmot – those are the five animals every visitor to Tirol would like to catch a glimpse of.  We have talked to the rangers in the region’s nature parks to discover the best walks and hikes with a good chance of seeing these wonderful creatures.

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Specials

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

by Esther in Sports

My Favourite Springtime Road Bike Rides In and Around Tirol

Anyone who knows me knows that I love my road bike. There are very few corners of Tirol which I haven’t explored on two wheels. Here are my favourite springtime road bike rides in Tirol or at least starting in Tirol (long rides often take me into neighbouring provinces within Austria or even neighbouring countries).…

7 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Nature

Childhood Memories: Falling in Love with the Mountains

The first summit hike, watching animals in the wild, tucking into a hearty meal at one of the local huts. Our editorial team has dug deep in their family photo albums to find those magic moments when they fell in love with the mountains of Tirol.

18 min. Reading time
by Marion in Feel Good

Truly Natural Cosmetics: 6 Must-Try Beauty Products from Tirol

Our skin is our largest sensory organ. Through skin we perceive and feel the world outside, and we show our beauty in the way our skin appears. So if you fancy getting to grips with some truly natural and organic beauty products, full of local folk remedies and knowledge handed down from generation to generation,…

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by Marion in Feel Good

The Healing Power of Water: Tirol’s Best Kneipp Water Therapy Facilities

There’s much more to water than just drinking it. From finding sleep to waking up, from skin tightening to stimulating circulation – Sebastian Kneipp, father of modern hydrotherapy, has created over hundred useful techniques to combat a variety of diseases and blemishes: hydrotherapy can have refreshing, soothing, calming and harmonizing effects. Here we have rounded…

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Follow @visittirol on Instagram and use #lovetirol - if you are lucky we might share one of your photos from our account.

by Pauline Krätzig in Bits & Pieces

100 Things We Can’t Wait To Do Again

Is there really a life beyond video conferencing, Netflix binges and evenings in cooking the same old dish for the 112th time? We certainly hope so! Right now nobody quite knows if and when we will be able to enjoy all our favourite things again this summer, but there’s certainly plenty of items pencilled in…

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