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by Christina in Bits & Pieces

Mountain Weddings

Small weddings are on the rise as couples seek to make their weddings a more personal and intimate celebration. Lonely beaches are very popular, but what could be dreamier than getting married on a mountaintop, surrounded by all of nature’s glory? Mountain weddings make a unique alternative to the standard beach destination wedding.

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by Theresa in Bits & Pieces

TimeTour: A Virtual Time Travel Experience of Innsbruck

Have you ever wondered what it used to be like in Innsbruck in the year 1905? Well, there was an iron bridge over the Inn River, a tram route across Maria-Theresien-Street and a custom house in front of the Triumphal Arch. I know that because we placed ourselves back in time: Thanks to a VR-enhanced…

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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 Nature

Editor’s Pick: The Home Mountains of the Tirol Blog Authors

The world’s sky-scraping mountains lure hikers anxious for that bragging rights for summiting their heights. However, we think that one of Tirol’s biggest claims to fame is its awe-inspiring mountains, too. Some of these peaks are famous, while others are not as well known. Here we have rounded up (in no particular order) 13 of…

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by Irene in Architecture

Mountain Huts Close Up: Bayreuther Hut at Rofan Mountain Range

One of the most beautiful moments for hut keeper Anton Herrmann Kraft is very early in the morning, when everything is still peaceful and quiet. Standing on the terrace and watching the sun rise over the mountains gives him strength and encouragement for the long and busy day ahead of him. By the way, ‘breathtaking’…

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by Guest Author in Food & Drink

Hunters, gatherers and gourmets

Understanding nature, enjoying fresh produce, staying healthy. More and more people are getting out into the forests and meadows to search for ingredients for their kitchen. The trend, known as foraging, has spread around the globe. In Tirol people have been living off the land for thousands of years, making the most of what nature…

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

by Anja in Bits & Pieces

Which Trail Food Type are You?

When you’re preparing to go out for a hike, food can make or break your ascent—and did you know that everything tastes better at altitude? You get to meet different types of personalities on the trail, and they all pack different snacks to keep their energy levels up. Here are five different types of trail…

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by Guest Author in Nature

Meet the Animals of the Innsbruck Alpine Zoo

Take a walk around the Alpine Zoo at Innsbruck while scouting animals that roam large-acreage, natural habitats. With its distinctive hillside setting above town, the zoo is a must-see for animal and plant lovers. You can even discover endangered species that were protected by the Alpine Zoo’s conservation programs. Meet some of the mountain animals…

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