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by Klaus in Nature

Hohe Tauern National Park: A Rich and Varied History

Teeming with unique wildlife species and plant species found nowhere else, Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest protected high-country landscape of Austria. Read on to learn what led to the establishment of Austria’s first National Park.

4 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Nature

Meet the Animals of the Innsbruck Alpine Zoo

Take a walk around the Alpine Zoo at Innsbruck while scouting animals that roam large-acreage, natural habitats. With its distinctive hillside setting above town, the zoo is a must-see for animal and plant lovers. You can even discover endangered species that were protected by the Alpine Zoo’s conservation programs. Meet some of the mountain animals…

5 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Nature

Editor’s Pick: The Home Mountains of the Tirol Blog Authors

The world’s sky-scraping mountains lure hikers anxious for that bragging rights for summiting their heights. However, we think that one of Tirol’s biggest claims to fame is its awe-inspiring mountains, too. Some of these peaks are famous, while others are not as well known. Here we have rounded up (in no particular order) 13 of…

18 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Nature

Rise & Shine: 5 Great Early Morning Activities in Tirol

Sorry, night owls: When it comes to eye-opening activities, Tirol is really a morning person’s world. There are many beautiful places that have a magical quality early in the morning that you just can’t experience any other time of the day. Here are five recommended experiences for larks who are happy to wake up early…

4 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Nature

Go with the flow

Tirol‘s central lifeline begins as a wild mountain stream at the Swiss border and rushes with impressive power through the Imster Schlucht gorge near the town of Landeck. From there it continues its journey a more gentle fashion through the rest of the region. We set out to discover life on the Inn and followed…

6 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Nature

Five Photo-Worthy Locales to Dazzle Your Followers

Brimming with extraordinary mountain landscapes, Tirol is a photophile’s dreamland that overflows with natural sights begging to be captured by camera. Dazzle your friends and followers at home by shooting memories at one of these photo-worthy locales. Here are five of our country’s most photogenic natural sights and tips when to snap the perfect shot!

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Nature

Five Walks for Snow Lovers

Not skiing or riding today? Discover the awesome beauty of Tirol’s winter wonderland with thickets of snow-laden trees, silent white meadows and trails running parallel to frozen creeks. No special skills required… just the desire to experience nature, the outdoors and get some exercise. Pull on your boots, wrap up warm and get moving –…

3 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Nature

Tirol Alpinist Association Refuges for Overnighters in Golden October

For many avid walkers, there’s nothing quite like hiking during the autumn months. The crowds of summer have largely disappeared, the wonderful mix of explosive colours, deep blue, cloudless skies and crisp, nostalgic breezes have taken their place and the surrounding high peaks may already have a dusting of snow. Fortunately, there are nice Alpinist…

12 min. Reading time
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