Seebensee lake in Ehrwald, © Tirol Werbung/Bert Heinzlmeier

Visitors to Tirol will experience a majestic and enchanting mountain landscape sure to touch their soul. Countless outdoor activities and a warm welcome make holidays in this stunning region an unforgettable experience.

“Here I have finally found a place of quiet, a place of peace, the like of which I could have only wished for,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe about Tirol in 1829. Today, many visitors still come to this region in the west of Austria to leave behind their worries, escape the stress of everyday life and be at one with nature. With more than 500 peaks over 3,000 metres, more than 600 glaciers along the main alpine ridge, lush green meadows and charming huts, this area boasts a truly unique landscape.

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Outdoor enthusiasts are spoilt for choice in Tirol, both in summer and winter. Hiking and rock climbing are popular activities in the warm summer months, while in winter many people come to Tirol for alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and tobogganing in the enchanting snowy landscape. From the Ötztal, Paznauntal, Pitztal, Zillertal and Stubaital Valleys to East Tirol, Lake Achensee, the regional capital Innsbruck and the legendary ski resort of Kitzbühel: Tirol’s villages, towns and regions are famous for traditional customs and celebrations as well as for being their museums and other cultural attractions of the highest quality. Local guesthouses and inns are the ideal place to sample some of the delicious local specialties and relax after a long day out and about in the fresh air. And when things hot up in summer, there are plenty of crystal clear lakes to cool off, let your thoughts wander and simply lose yourself in the moment.

Hiking in Tirol, © Tirol Werbung
24,000km of walking and hiking trails...

...give access to Tirol's mountains. For a little perspective, the distance from Innsbruck to New York is just 6,500km!

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Fleckalm Singletrack Trail in Kirchberg, © Tirol Werbung/Peter Neusser
230km of singletrack...

...mountainbike trails criss-cross Tirol, with more being built every year. Hotspots for trailriders include Nauders, Kirchberg, Ladis, the area around the Zugspitze mountain, Innsbruck and Zell-Gerlos.

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Inn Cycle Path, © Tirol Werbung/Frank Bauer
920km of cycle paths...

...give visitors the chance to explore Tirol's valleys on two wheels. Many lead along rivers and through idyllic landscapes.

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The Falkenstein climbing area near Matrei in East Tirol, © Tirol Werbung/Robert Pupeter
16 climbing regions...

...have joined forces to form Climbers' Paradise Tirol, a platform offering a huge variety of rock climbing catering for all abilities.

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Fieberbrunn cable car in the Pillerseetal Valley, © Tirol Werbung/Robert Pupeter
More than 70 cable cars...

...operate in the summer months. They transport hikers, bikers and families quickly and easily into the mountains.

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Lake Achensee, © Tirol Werbung/W9 STUDIOS
Around 60 swimming lakes...

...are the perfect place to cool off in summer. The largest is Lake Achensee between the Karwendel Mountains and the Brandenberg Alps.

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Snacks taste twice as good in a forest camp you have made yourself, © Tirol Werbung/Robert Pupeter
16 family regions...

...have specialised in summer holidays with children. Excellent childcare services and family-friendly infrastructure ensure an enjoyable stay for guests of all ages.

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The schönherr haus in Neustift, © Schönherr
340,000 guest beds…

...are available in Tirol. A third can be found in hotels, a third in holiday apartments and 12 percent in private accommodation.

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© TVB Innsbruck / Christof Lackner
2,657 fire-gilded copper tiles…

...make the Golden Roof the most recognisable landmark in Innsbruck, the regional capital of Tirol.

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© Restaurant Rosengarten
116 toques…

were awareded in 2017 by the renowned Gault-Millau restaurant guide to 81 top chefs in Tirol.

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