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by Sebastian Höhn in Recommendations

Five Mountain Lakes for Swimming and Sports

Lake Achensee is the largest and most well-known body of water in Tirol, but the region is home to many more lakes where visitors can try sailing, water-skiing, diving and other watersports – or simply cool off with a swim on a hot summer’s day. Here are five of our favourite mountain lakes in Tirol.

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

by Jan Kirsten Biener in Recommendations

Nine walks and hikes with public transport

Combining environmental protection with physical exercise in the heart of the Alps, walks and hikes accessed by public transport bring together the best of both worlds. These nine routes in Tirol cover all levels of fitness and ambition, from easy strolls in the valley to challenging summit ascents and hair-raising ridgetop adventures.

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by Fiona Park in Bits & Pieces

4 Bike Tours To Get Away From It All

Sometimes in life, you just want to escape. You want to get away from your everyday worries and experience everything at a slower pace. When I get this feeling, I know it’s time for a bike tour. Not the kind of bike tour involving gnarly downhill trails and adrenaline. The kind of bike tour that…

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by Klaus in Food & Drink

“Apfelradln”: Enjoy the Taste of Tirol at Home

Apples, flour, eggs and milk. That’s all you need to make “Apfelradln”, one of the most popular sweet treats in Tirol. Mix them all together and pop them in the pan with a little butter for a few minutes et voilà. Check out the recipe below for what we think is probably the best way…

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by Raúl Revuelta in Bits & Pieces

Reconnecting with Nature by Walking in the Mountains

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity”, John Muir. Travel and holidays this summer will be radically different from what we have done in the last years. Most travelers will likely choose to stay closer to home and…

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