Hiking

by Pauline Krätzig in Feel Good

Natural High: The Benefits of the Mountains

The physical and mental health benefits of walking in the mountains have long been known. Now, a recent study carried out by Dr Thomas Küpper from the Aachen University Clinic has given important insights into the effect of altitude on the human body. We sat down with Dr Küpper to talk red blood cells, euphoria…

9 min. Reading time
by Jannis in Nature

A Sea of Colour: Tirol’s Best Autumn Walks and Hikes

Shimmering in a thousand shades of red, orange, yellow and brown, Tirol’s trees are a spectacular sight in autumn. The golden transition from summer to winter is for many the best time of year for walks and hikes, either down in the valley or up in the mountains before the first snows arrive. Here are…

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by Benjamin in Bits & Pieces

Tirol Mountain Hut Ethics for Dummies

Tirol’s huts offer all the necessities; however, we want to point out that a mountain cabin is not a hotel— instead, these are places that encourage hikers to slow down, to interact and to leave no trace.

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by Raúl Revuelta 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…

4 min. Reading time
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.

7 min. Reading time
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.

18 min. Reading time
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…

4 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 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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