After a full day of play on a Tirol getaway, there’s nothing more important than to relax in accommodations that fit your style. For an escape with a homey feel and an abundance of outdoor recreation on the doorstep, check into one of these seven places to stay, all excellent basecamps for all things mountain.9 min. Reading time
Tirol’s mountain huts aren’t just a great place to spend the night. A surprising number of them offer excellent food made using produce sourced from the local region. We have chosen six of our favourite slow food locations in Tirol.6 min. Reading time
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.3 min. Reading time
Selection of our most interesting stories about huts, traditional recipes and the people who make Tirol what it is.
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.7 min. Reading time
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…4 min. Reading time
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…2 min. Reading time
“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…4 min. Reading time
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Tirol has more to offer than “just” mountains. The region is home to many gorgeous lakes, including the turquoise Plansee. This body of water, the second-largest in Tirol, is ideal for family adventures together in a canoe – no experience required.9 min. Reading time
“What is this life if we have no time to just sit and stare out at nothing? Everything great that ever happened in this world happened first in somebody’s imagination.” (Astrid Lindgren)Doing nothing is a foreign concept to most of us. The bottom line is that you don’t have time. But it’s the key to…3 min. Reading time