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by Klaus in Recommendations

5 Ski Resorts Easily Accessible by Train

No traffic jams, no stress, no black ice – just lean back and enjoy the scenery; then go directly from the train station to the ski slope. Travelling by train is the best and easiest way to reach many Tirolean tourism destinations. Today we would like to show you five ski resorts you can easily…

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by Asia in Arts & Culture

Get Your “Doggln” On!

What on earth are Doggln, you may ask! They are the original version of slippers traditionally made in the Zillertal Valley and recently one of the hottest things on show at Paris Fashion Week. These warm and cosy clogs made of 100% natural materials are famous for their durability and craftsmanship.

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

by Klaus in Food & Drink

Best Potato Recipes: Potato Soup with Pumpkin, Plums and Red Wine

Made with only local ingredients, this soup takes advantage of all the seasonal goodies popping up at your local market during the colder season. Potatoes are a perfect winter comfort food – they can be stored all winter long and be prepared in many ways. Give this soup a try and fall in love with…

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by Christina in Food & Drink

Baking Christmas Cookies – Step by Step

Outside the wind whistles and the rain pours, but inside the warm farmhouse kitchen it’s nice and cosy. The scent of freshly baked cookies fills the air and reminds me of my childhood, when we would pinch the odd biscuit straight from the tray as soon as they came out of the oven. With Christmas…

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by Klaus in Recommendations

Ten Christmas Presents from Tirol

Still haven’t got your Christmas shopping done? Don’t worry, we’ve got a few top tips for you! We have put together some of the best present ideas from Tirol catering for all tastes, interests and budgets.

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by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Skiing

Everyone knows the feeling of burning thighs or tight back muscles at the end of a long ski day. Aches and pains such as these can put a downer on an otherwise enjoyable skiing experience. That is why it is important to get fit for skiing before you hit the slopes. This will not only…

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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 Mary in Bits & Pieces

12 things that make Christmas in Tirol a unique experience

With snow-covered mountains and festive markets, there are few places in the world more Christmassy than Tirol. But for outsiders, some of the customs and traditions might seem slightly on the odd side. We asked six newcomers to the region to share the things that surprised them most about Christmas in the Austrian Tirol.

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by Klaus in Recommendations

Five Unforgettable Places to Stay

If waking up in an igloo or with close-ups of Austria’s tallest mountain sounds like your kind of vacation, then we’ve got five ideas you won’t soon forget. A different twist on wintertime slumber, these amazing places to stay in Tirol are a start to get your imagination going.

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