5 Tips for Tirol

The choice of possible excursions, mountain lakes and hikes may seem nigh on endless. We have compiled a list of the best tips in a variety of categories – to help you decide which ones to try out.

by Michael in Architecture

Five Alpine Association Huts for Architecture Lovers

Many people imagine that a mountain hut consists of nothing more than a wooden shack with an outhouse. This preconceived notion is nonsense, of course, as these Alpine Association lodges well demonstrate. Some are so beautiful that they are listed as historical monuments; others inspire with their sustainable and modern construction: in other words, first class architecture.

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by Michael in Recommendations

Five Ways to Cool Off by the Water This Summer

Tirol may be landlocked, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t great ways to cool off. As the weather heats up, that’s your cue to cool off with aquatic activities, amazing summer cool downs and splash-worthy fun in crystalline Alpine rivers and lakes.

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by Michael in Sports

Five Climbing Routes for Total Rock Jocks

Ever wondered what those numbers and letters beside the route names mean? Climbing grades are a mysterious dark art for most, only the craggy hardest rock jock spends their evenings in the pub discussing these runes. The scale progresses upwards; the higher the number, the harder the problem. Letters ‘a’ ‘b’ ‘c’ and ‘+’ can…

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by Michael in Family

Five Family Adventures

Given the option of spending time on a beach or in the mountains, which would your kids choose? In the mountains of Tirol, they could be detectives, explorers or super heroes. Read on for a peek at some of our favorite family adventures in the Alps…

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by Michael in Food & Drink

Five taverns with homegrown produce

Meadow lasagne instead of food from the microwave, chamois dumplings instead of fast food and wildflower soup instead of everyday mishmash. These taverns use products from their own gardens, fields and stables for cooking. Some of the innkeepers hunt their own game, while others fish trout to order from the waters behind their establishment.

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by Michael in Sports

Five Epic Singletrack Trails

Like many sports, mountain biking has its own terms. Single track, for example, describes a type of mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike – the narrow, snaking trails where rides get fast and fun. It is often smooth and flowing, but may also feature technical rocky sections, go over tree…

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by Michael in Family

Reach Higher Grounds at these Five On–Mountain Playgrounds

Naturally, any summer family foray in Tirol must begin with a gondola ride as the ski resorts of Tirol are transformed into hubs for family fun during the warmer months. Here are five on-mountain adventure zones that will put kids over the moon when they hit the ski resorts in summer.

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by Michael in Nature

Hikes for Water Lovers

Splish-splash! A sound enjoyed by many hikers. Especially at the end of an exhausting tour, when they like nothing better than cooling off in a mountain lake – an abundance of which can be found in Tirol. The following refreshing walks are highly recommended:

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