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by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Zemmtal

This summer, I wrote about the various Tirolean valleys and told stories of so much life in so little space in the series “Valley Life“. I want to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the very special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: The…

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by Irene in Bits & Pieces

Valley Life: Obernberg

This summer, I wrote about the various Tirolean valleys and told stories of so much life in so little space in the series “Valley Life“. I want to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the very special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: The…

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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 Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Here’s Looking at Ewe: The Homecoming of the Sheep.

Deeply rooted in tradition, towns across Tirol have turned their annual relocation of livestock from the mountains to their winter stables into a reason to celebrate. Bells are clanking, nervous ewes baaing and hooves clicking down the roads and parading through the villages. Watch on as the streets fill with sheep, lambs, shepherds, locals and…

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by Gastautor in Nature

Learning from the past

Things didn’t always used to be better, but a lot was certainly very different than today – especially in the mountains. There was less talk of sustainability, yet its core principles were lived. Sometimes this was a conscious decision, sometimes not – and sometimes it was simply because natural materials were the only things available…

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by Pauline Krätzig in Arts & Culture

Mountains are bridges

For over 600 years, humans and sheep have been going back and forth between the alpine pastures of North and South Tirol. 3,000-metre-high peaks, steep ridges, and human-made borders are not an obstacle for the tradition of Transhumance.

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by Klaus in Food & Drink

“Strauben”: The Original Recipe to Try at Home

“Strauben” are Tirol’s answer to funnel cakes: A batter of flour, eggs and milk is poured through a funnel, fried to even brownness and sprinkled with powdered sugar – a wonderfully crispy dessert that is fun to make at home.

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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 Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Wildschönau

This summer, I wrote about the various Tirolean valleys and told stories of so much life in so little space in the series “Valley Life“. I want to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the very special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: Wildschönau.

3 min. Reading time
by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Tannheimer Tal

In the series “Valley Life“, I write about the various Tirolean valleys and tell stories of so much life in so little space. My goal is to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: Tannheimer Tal.

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