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Irene Heisz
Updated yesterday in Food & Drink from Irene
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Sabrina, Katrin and Maria Steindl run the Unterwirt in Ebbs. We sat down with the three sisters to talk service, servants and striking the balance between authentic hospitality and award-winning food.
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Summer solstice fires in Tirol
Updated 8 days ago in Arts & Culture from Klaus
5 min reading time
Tiroleans mark the longest day of the year by lighting fires in the mountains. One of the areas with the most spectacular summer solstice celebrations can be found at the Zugspitze mountain. The tradition of summer solstice fires dates back many centuries and is today included on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List.
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Karlsbader Hut on the shores of Laserzsee Lake.
, © Alpin Plattform Lienz / Sam Strauss Fotografie
Updated 11 days ago in Recommendations from Anja
7 min reading time
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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Ramolhaus hut.
Updated on 07.06.2021 in Architecture from Michael
4 min reading time
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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A wonderfully crispy dessert from Tirol that is fun to make at home: “Strauben”
Updated on 27.05.2021 in Food & Drink from Klaus
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“Strauben” are Tirol’s answer to funnel cakes: A batter of flour, eggs and milk is poured through a funnel, fried to even brownness and sprinkled with powdered sugar – a wonderfully crispy dessert that is fun to make at home.
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Panelled parlour with God’s Corner at Gwiggenhof Farm, Wildschönau, 1625.
Updated on 25.05.2021 in Recommendations from Christina
9 min reading time
Slowly I step into the hall of a historic farmhouse. It feels like stepping back into the rural life of yesteryear, and it sure was hard living there. Everything here is kind of distressing and grinding – I wonder if it is the old timber or the smell? At the same time, I am kind of fascinated by this authentic simplicity, this reduction to the essentials.
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Reinhard Hetzenauer with his protective beekeeper’s hat. His grandfather originally sparked his interest in beekeeping.
Updated on 17.05.2021 in People from
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Does the taste of honey change when the bees are not buzzing in the valley but high up in the alpine mountains? Reinhard Hetzenauer, chairman of the Tirolean Beekeepers Association, tells us more about the life of bees at 1,500 metres above sea level and the unique taste of alpine rose honey.
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Guest author
Updated on 12.05.2021 in Family from Guest Author
9 min reading time
Absolutely! Tirol is a great destination for families with children - especially if you embrace the five lessons learned by our author while staying in the Wilder Kaiser Mountains.
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Unbenannt-1 Kopie
Updated on 10.05.2021 in Nature from Wolfgang Westermeier
9 min reading time
The closest most of us come to life on the farm is buying a bunch of carrots from the friendly lady at the market on Saturday morning. However, here in Tirol there are a number of working farms which invite visitors to muck in, get their hands dirty and learn what life is really like working the land in this region of mountains and valleys. Here are our top tips for farmyard holidays in the Heart of the Alps.
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Stone heart on the Hohe Fürleg mountain in the Karwendel Mountains
Updated on 05.05.2021 in Bits & Pieces from Christina
2 min reading time
No matter whether you are a Tirolean native living somewhere else in the world or simply a lover of all things Tirolean who can't wait to get back to the Heart of the Alps, we have put together a list of 15 telltale signs that you are missing Tirol.
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