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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 Esther in Sports

My Favourite Springtime Road Bike Rides In and Around Tirol

Anyone who knows me knows that I love my road bike. There are very few corners of Tirol which I haven’t explored on two wheels. Here are my favourite springtime road bike rides in Tirol or at least starting in Tirol (long rides often take me into neighbouring provinces within Austria or even neighbouring countries).…

7 min. Reading time
by Julia in Feel Good

A Pilgrim’s Progress

“All roads lead to Rome,” the saying goes. However, everyone knows that pilgrimages are about more than just getting from A to B. They are a chance to escape the stress of daily life, to be at one with yourself – and to explore the nature of Tirol.

10 min. Reading time
by Guest Author in Sports

Ice, Ice Baby!

Tirol is famous for skiing and cross-country skiing in winter. However, there are also other adventures for you to embark on in the snowy mountains: ice climbing for example. Today, our author will tell you more about his first ice climbing experience.

10 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

Five Nordic Ski Races for Everyone

Each year, more and more people are discovering how much satisfaction can come from Nordic skiing. To find some of that satisfaction yourself, check out any one of the large-scale Nordic races happening across Tirol each winter—if you want to suit up and jump in, here are five of the coolest events.

3 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Cross-Country Skiing

Why sweat it out in the gym during the winter months when you can explore the great outdoors on two skis? Cross-country skiing is known as being one of the best sports around when it comes to training not only stamina and cariovascular fitness but also strength in the legs and upper body. On top…

3 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Recommendations

5 Ski Resorts Easily Accessible by Train

No traffic jams, no stress, no black ice – just lean back and enjoy the scenery; then go directly from the train station to the ski slope. Travelling by train is the best and easiest way to reach many Tirolean tourism destinations. Today we would like to show you five ski resorts you can easily…

2 min. Reading time
by Mathea in Sports

Fit for Skiing

Everyone knows the feeling of burning thighs or tight back muscles at the end of a long ski day. Aches and pains such as these can put a downer on an otherwise enjoyable skiing experience. That is why it is important to get fit for skiing before you hit the slopes. This will not only…

4 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
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