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Arts & Culture

by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Virgental

This summer, I wrote about the various Tirolean valleys and told stories of so much life in so little space in the series “Valley Life”. I want to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the very special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment.

2 min. Reading time
by Benjamin in Arts & Culture

Aron Matthews

Aron Matthews is a music producer from the Zillertal Valley known for his summer-inspired pop tracks popular with radio stations and Spotify subscribers alike. We visited the musician in his studio to talk about life, Ibiza and the perfect song.

7 min. Reading time
by Irene Prugger in Arts & Culture

Here’s Looking at Ewe: The Homecoming of the Sheep.

Deeply rooted in tradition, towns across Tirol have turned their annual relocation of livestock from the mountains to their winter stables into a reason to celebrate. Bells are clanking, nervous ewes baaing and hooves clicking down the roads and parading through the villages. Watch on as the streets fill with sheep, lambs, shepherds, locals and…

5 min. Reading time
by Pauline Krätzig in Arts & Culture

Mountains are bridges

For over 600 years, humans and sheep have been going back and forth between the alpine pastures of North and South Tirol. 3,000-metre-high peaks, steep ridges, and human-made borders are not an obstacle for the tradition of Transhumance.

14 min. Reading time
by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Wildschönau

This summer, I wrote about the various Tirolean valleys and told stories of so much life in so little space in the series “Valley Life“. I want to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the very special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: Wildschönau.

3 min. Reading time
by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Tannheimer Tal

In the series “Valley Life“, I write about the various Tirolean valleys and tell stories of so much life in so little space. My goal is to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: Tannheimer Tal.

3 min. Reading time
by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Achensee

If there are high mountains, you’ll also encounter low valleys. The view sweeps over a furrowed landscape. In the series “Valley Life“ I write about the various Tirolean valleys and tell stories of so much life in so little space. My goal is to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and to…

2 min. Reading time
by Irene in Arts & Culture

Valley Life: Zemmtal

This summer, I wrote about the various Tirolean valleys and told stories of so much life in so little space in the series “Valley Life“. I want to introduce visitors from all over the world to Tirol and open local people’s eyes to the very special aspects of their otherwise familiar environment. This time: The…

3 min. Reading time
by Sebastian Höhn in Arts & Culture

Volunteers help with the art of haymaking

When in July and August it is time to mow the Alpine pastures, many farmers’ families in Tirol prepare themselves for the busiest weeks of the year. Some of them rely increasingly on volunteers to help them. Michael Schüller is one of these volunteers. He quit his job as a controller to help the mountain…

7 min. Reading time
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