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by Gastautor in Companies

From wooden wall plugs to sustainable slippers

Is it really possible to build and run an ecologically friendly five-star hotel with over 100 beds? The Naturhotel Waldklause in the Ötztal Valley set itself this challenge – and was a pioneering success. We find out how the Auer family turned vision into reality.

10 min. Reading time
by Gastautor in Recommendations

Sharing is caring

Almost half of the total carbon footprint created by a holiday in the Alps is caused by getting to and from the destination. Windsurfing board on the roof, mountain bike on the back, boulder crash pad in the boot or rock climbing equipment on the back seat – do you really need all that gear?…

7 min. Reading time
by Gastautor in Recommendations

Nine walks and hikes with public transport

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
by Gastautor in Feel Good

Go slow! Five slow tourism spots in Tirol

Rushing mountain streams, silent alpine summits, tiny hamlets off the beaten track – and no stress anywhere to be seen. Tirol is full of slow tourism places. Some are hidden away at the end of the valley, while others are just a stone’s throw from some of the region’s main transit routes. We have put…

4 min. Reading time
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…

9 min. Reading time
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