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by Benjamin in Bits & Pieces

Tirol Mountain Hut Ethics for Dummies

Tirol’s huts offer all the necessities; however, we want to point out that a mountain cabin is not a hotel— instead, these are places that encourage hikers to slow down, to interact and to leave no trace.

6 min. Reading time
by Alexander in Bits & Pieces

Unexpected changes

Last winter, Tobias Spechter and Lukas Aichhorn made their dream come true: They became the new tenants of Lizumer Mountain Lodge (Lizumer Hütte) in the Tux Alps. Then the winter arrived, and after the winter things did not really go as expected. In this story, you will find out more about their plans, mountain lodge…

9 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 Sandra Langmann in Feel Good

Take time to relax!

In our digital affluent society, we are longing for complete calmness and peace more than anything else. But how can we achieve this? Our author has escaped into the mountains to find out how and where to relax best. Is it by burning off energy? Meditating? Could a rush of adrenalin be the answer? Find…

9 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
by Jannis in Nature

Childhood Memories: Falling in Love with the Mountains

The first summit hike, watching animals in the wild, tucking into a hearty meal at one of the local huts. Our editorial team has dug deep in their family photo albums to find those magic moments when they fell in love with the mountains of Tirol.

18 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Nature

Tirol’s “Big Five”

Here in Tirol, wild animals can be found everywhere: in the supermarket, at the ski lifts, on the walls of mountain huts and, of course, filling the shelves of souvenir shops. Admittedly, these are reproductions of Tirol’s “Big Five” – golden eagle, marmot, chamois, bearded vulture and ibex – and not the real thing, but they…

4 min. Reading time
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