Hiking

by Guest Author in Bits & Pieces

Reconnecting with Nature by Walking in the Mountains

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity”, John Muir. Travel and holidays this summer will be radically different from what we have done in the last years. Most travelers will likely choose to stay closer to home and…

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by Anja in Recommendations

Lakeside Cabins: 10 Mountain Huts by the Lake.

Mountains or lakes? Do both! With many lakeside huts at elevations above 2,000 meters to choose from in Tirol, you can mix hiking with a dip in a lake. Here are ten of the most beautiful Alpinist Association Huts that are located on the shores of a lake.

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by Jannis in Nature

Childhood Memories: Falling in Love with the Mountains

The first summit hike, watching animals in the wild, tucking into a hearty meal at one of the local huts. Our editorial team has dug deep in their family photo albums to find those magic moments when they fell in love with the mountains of Tirol.

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by Marion in Feel Good

The Healing Power of Water: Tirol’s Best Kneipp Water Therapy Facilities

There’s much more to water than just drinking it. From finding sleep to waking up, from skin tightening to stimulating circulation – Sebastian Kneipp, father of modern hydrotherapy, has created over hundred useful techniques to combat a variety of diseases and blemishes: hydrotherapy can have refreshing, soothing, calming and harmonizing effects. Here we have rounded…

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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.

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by Theresa in Recommendations

10 Places in Tirol you simply have to visit in 2020

A family weekend in Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, a spa getaway in Kitzbühel and vegetarian cuisine in Stumm are just three of the things we think you should have on your Tirol bucket list for 2020. Our blog team has been hard at work putting together a list of places in Tirol you simply have to visit in…

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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 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.

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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…

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