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by Fiona Park in Recommendations

Tirol on a Budget

Hear the words “budget travel” and you might think grotty hostels, cramped overnight bus travel, and kebab for dinner for the fourth night in a row. But think again! In Tirol there are plenty of restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions where you can get your mountain fix without breaking the bank. Here are our top…

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by Klaus in Recommendations

Ask a Local: Wildschönau

Where to eat and drink? Which attractions you won’t want to miss? Which peak to bag? “Ask a Local” is a new series exploring iconic places in Tirol from the perspective of the people who know it best: locals. This time around, Wildschönau-native Christine Silberberger gives us the scoop.

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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…

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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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by Silvia in Family

The Best Family Days Out Around Innsbruck

Wondering how you’re going to keep the kids occupied in Innsbruck and environs? Fear not, as we’ve put together some ideas to help you build your own itinerary to suit your family!

5 min. Reading time
by Klaus in Food & Drink

Burgeralm: A Haven for Cheese Lovers

Raw-milk alpine cheese, Tilsiter cheese, yogurt, butter, cured bacon… if you want to sample finest, handcrafted regional specialties, put Burgeralm Alpine Pasture Hut in Rettenschöss on your itinerary. Moreover, you can soak in the majesty of the mountains at this family-friendly place which is easily accessible and makes for a great day out.

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by Michael in Arts & Culture

Discover the Myths and Legends of Tratzberg Castle

Perched on a hilltop high above Inntal Valley for half a millennium, this imposing Renaissance-style castle has been built by the Taenzl Brothers around 1500. To honour their clients, the House of Habsburg, they erected ornate Habsburg Hall with a wall painting that depicts the enormous family tree of Habsburg. Later, the Fugger Family, a…

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by Klaus in Recommendations

Bike carriage with public transport in Tirol

Tirol offers a veritable plethora of choice for cyclists, with over 1,000 kilometres of cycle paths, 5,600 kilometres of mountain bike routes and 230 kilometres of single trails. An ever-increasing number of public transport options have been developed at the same time, targeted especially for cyclists’ convenience. This well-developed network makes it possible to enjoy…

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