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 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 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 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

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

Five 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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by Klaus in Sports

Five Legendary Ski Runs

With 3,400 kilometers of ski runs, Tirol has some serious mileage on offer. Skiing and snowboarding come in many forms, and though every Tirol ski resort offers an amazing variety of terrain, each has its own flavour. If you fancy setting yourself a challenge or adding to your ski bucket list, check out these five…

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by Klaus in Sports

Five XC Ski Tracks for the Physically Inclined

You glide silently on freshly-made tracks alongside trees laden with snow, finding your rhythm as you kick, stride and glide across the snow… nothing can beat the aerobic treat that is cross country skiing! Gaining in popularity from year to year, XC skiing offers a special combination of pure, serene wilderness, and energizing outdoor discovery.…

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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 –…

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by Klaus in Bits & Pieces

Five Cozy Fine-Dining Gems in Tirol

Part of a traditional farmhouse in Tirol, the cozy ‘Stube’ (or ‘parlor’) evokes a bygone era thanks to their timber paneling, perfectly accented by a roaring fire in the fireplace and favorites like homemade “Kaiserschmarrn”. Stop in to see the beautiful dining rooms and warm up over local comfort foods on a cold winter day.…

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by Klaus in Bits & Pieces

Five Winter Fun Activities for Kids

Wintertime in Tirol is not only synonymous with downhill skiing. Its snow-capped peaks, powder-filled valleys and sun-soaked skies make Tirol a winter wonderland filled with fun things to fill a winter’s day. Here are five winter fun activities that are sure to please every member of your family.

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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!

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