Wolfgang Westermeier

Wolfgang Westermeier


by Wolfgang Westermeier in Recommendations

Happiness is nothing but hot air

A hot-air balloon ride in the middle of winter – at first that might sound kind of cold and uncomfortable. However, this adventure is particularly spectacular at exactly this time of the year (and a lot warmer than our author had anticipated).

7 min. Reading time
by Wolfgang Westermeier in Nature

In Other Spheres

When you are standing in a valley, you look up into the sky. When you are on the top of a mountain, you gaze into the distance. When you are floating high up in the sky in a hot-air balloon, your view of the world will change once again: During a journey over wintery Tirol,…

3 min. Reading time
by Wolfgang Westermeier in Nature

Getting Your Hands Dirty: Farmyard Holidays

The closest most of us come to life on the farm is buying a bunch of carrots from the friendly lady at the market on Saturday morning. However, here in Tirol there are a number of working farms which invite visitors to muck in, get their hands dirty and learn what life is really like…

8 min. Reading time
by Wolfgang Westermeier in Nature

The Fantastic Big Five and Where to Find Them

Ibex, chamois, vulture, eagle and marmot – those are the five animals every visitor to Tirol would like to catch a glimpse of.  We have talked to the rangers in the region’s nature parks to discover the best walks and hikes with a good chance of seeing these wonderful creatures.

9 min. Reading time
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