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by Klaus in Nature

5 Photo-Worthy Locales to Dazzle Your Followers

Brimming with extraordinary mountain landscapes, Tirol is a photophile’s dreamland that overflows with natural sights begging to be captured by camera. Dazzle your friends and followers at home by shooting memories at one of these photo-worthy locales. Here are five of our country’s most photogenic natural sights and tips when to snap the perfect shot!

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by Guest Author in Bits & Pieces

Walking and talking

“Mountains are mute masters who make silent pupils,” wrote Goethe. In reality, however, there is no outdoor activity that lends itself to a good old chat quite like hiking in the mountains. Our author set off along the Stubai HighTrail with his 18-year-old son for a bonding session unlike any other.

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by Lena in Recommendations

Seven Don’t-Miss Summer Music Festivals in Tirol

Festival time. Think about it: a full weekend of dancing and singing your face off in front of hundreds and hundreds of people, awesome bands and DJs, sunshine—not to mention the occasional beer. Now, that’s probably not exactly what most of you would expect from Tirol. Think again: Tirol’s summer music festival scene draws fans…

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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 Jannis in Recommendations

Tirol Alpinist Association Refuges for an Early Season Hut Adventure

Hiking season is near and fortunately the eager beavers out there don’t need to wait too long to lace up their hiking boots: Numerous Alpinist Association shelters and refuges throughout Tirol are ready for the new season and open in early summer 2019, making it easy for hikers and mountain bikers to do an overnighter…

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by Klaus in Recommendations

8 Amazing Romantic Getaways in Tirol

In spring, love is around every corner so what could be more appropriate than a romantic weekend getaway with your significant other? Whether your idea of romance is historic surroundings, romantic seclusion or sleeping in a bed of hay, there’s a hotel in Tirol to set your heart aflutter.

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by Silvia in Family

The Best Family Days Out Around Innsbruck

Wondering how you’re going to keep the kids occupied in Innsbruck and environs? Fear not, as we’ve put together some ideas to help you build your own itinerary to suit your family!

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#lovetirol

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

by Benjamin in Bits & Pieces

Tirol in May: The Pre-Summer Month

May is upon us, which means the days are longer and warmer and a great lull in between seasons happens: It’s the best time of the year for scenic bike rides, city trips and festivals.

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by Sebastian Höhn in People

Being Herdsmen for a Summer

Fire, water, cattle and wood. Essentially, this is all Sarah Kofler, Janis Pönisch and their two children need each summer, when they leave their work and city life in the valley to spend two months on an ‘Alm’ high in the Austrian Alps. Tending 34 cattle in a world that you thought was long gone…

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