There are some things in life you simply have to tick off your bucket list: for example a road trip with friends, a successful mountain ascent, or the planting of a tree. The list should also feature a glider flight over the Alps, because almost nothing else on this planet offers a comparable feeling of…3 min. Reading time
007 Elements: James Bond Experience at 3,000 metres above sea level
5 Reasons To Choose Tirol For Your Destination Wedding
How to plan the perfect trip to the Tirol this winter
Arts & Culture
Set Jetting: A Behind-the-Scenes View of the James Bond Film Set Obertilliach in East Tirol
For many avid walkers, there’s nothing quite like hiking during the autumn months. The crowds of summer have largely disappeared, the wonderful mix of explosive colours, deep blue, cloudless skies and crisp, nostalgic breezes have taken their place and the surrounding high peaks may already have a dusting of snow. Fortunately, there are nice Alpinist…12 min. Reading time
Why was a sleepy village in East Tirol’s mountains chosen as a setting for an international 350-million-blockbuster production? And which traces have been left behind by James Bond in the tiny 700-resident mountain village of Obertilliach?3 min. Reading time
Selection of our most interesting stories about huts, traditional recipes and the people who make Tirol what it is.
How to holiday like a special agent: With its rugged mountain peaks and stunning panoramic views, it is easy to understand why the jaw-dropping Alpine setting of Sölden was chosen as the setting for shooting action-packed mountain scenes for the 24th film of the Bond franchise.4 min. Reading time
Is it a walk in the woods – or a therapy session? In Tirol visitors can try forest bathing with a trained guide. The idea? Reducing stress.6 min. Reading time
The wedding industry is changing and more couples are choosing to go against traditions and get married overseas. This year I have already accompanied 10 couples from Germany to Australia, to Tirol for their weddings in the Alps.2 min. Reading time
Tirol is special all year round, but winter might just be the best season of all. When the mountains are covered in snow, the region comes alive with everything from ski resorts to Christmas markets whirring into action. It’s the reason I moved here four years ago, and one of the major reasons I stayed.…7 min. Reading time
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Meadow lasagne instead of food from the microwave, chamois dumplings instead of fast food and wildflower soup instead of everyday mishmash. These taverns use products from their own gardens, fields and stables for cooking. Some of the innkeepers hunt their own game, while others fish trout to order from the waters behind their establishment.3 min. Reading time
Tirol offers a veritable plethora of choice for cyclists, with over 1,000 kilometres of cycle paths, 5,600 kilometres of mountain bike routes and 230 kilometres of single trails. An ever-increasing number of public transport options have been developed at the same time, targeted especially for cyclists’ convenience. This well-developed network makes it possible to enjoy…5 min. Reading time