The knitted hat is great for keeping warm in cold weather. Because this is one of the simplest pieces to knit, the hat is an ideal pattern for beginning knitters.3 min. Reading time
With a sophisticated fine dining restaurant and a super stylish luxury hotel, Kristallhütte is hardly a ‘hut’. More “mountain chateau” than “quaint cabin,” this wonderful hideaway is perfectly positioned at the heart of Hochzillertal Ski Resort in Kaltenbach, Zillertal Valley.5 min. Reading time
The winter scenery in Tirol is incredibly beautiful and the list of recreational outdoor activities is endless. However, it is also pretty darn cold here. Does all this sub-zero chilliness leave you… well… cold? It doesn’t have to be this way. Here, I’ve found the best ways to beat the frigid cold:8 min. Reading time
Selection of our most interesting stories about huts, traditional recipes and the people who make Tirol what it is.
Innsbruck-born composer and pioneer of the Hang, Manu Delago comes in with his new project: Following the journey of seven musicians on a dramatic mountain climb, “Parasol Peak” is a unique and awe-inspiring movie and accompanying album.4 min. Reading time
The beauty of snowshoeing comes from its simplicity—just strap in and go! I discovered this gentle winter activity last year and find it’s a perfect alternative to Alpine skiing. Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails followed by sledding down more…13 min. Reading time
A few tips on how to leave the same positive vibes you found in the mountains, with the people who call them home.5 min. Reading time
Tyrol Grey beef carpaccio instead of chips and naturalness instead of a buzzing après-ski scene: Gampe Thaya in Sölden is one of Tirol’s most unique on-mountain eateries.3 min. Reading time
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Near the town of Wörgl, in the east of Tirol, the main road branches off south into a side valley. The visitor is immediately struck by the lush meadows and dense forests stretching out across the valley floor. And the flowers, the flowers! Everywhere you look you see dashes of vibrant colour decorating the balconies…6 min. Reading time
Perched on a hilltop high above Inntal Valley for half a millennium, this imposing Renaissance-style castle has been built by the Taenzl Brothers around 1500. To honour their clients, the House of Habsburg, they erected ornate Habsburg Hall with a wall painting that depicts the enormous family tree of Habsburg. Later, the Fugger Family, a…2 min. Reading time