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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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The Olperer Hütte hut high above the Schlegeisspeicher reservoir.
Updated on 27.05.2024 in Recommendations from Jannis
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Updated on 27.05.2024 in Sports from Mathea
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Hiking is a sport open to everyone, but after a long walk in the mountains you may well find yourself with tired legs. That’s why good cardiovascular fitness as well as strong muscles are important. These also help keep you safe when negotiating rough terrain and make walking and hiking a more relaxing and pleasant experience.
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The Hiker
Updated on 20.05.2024 in Sports from Ines
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As varied as the rich flora and fauna of Tirol, it can be interesting to consider the various inclinations and preferences that make us all unique, especially outdoorsmen. People approach hiking differently and people hike for all manner of different reasons, but I have started to notice some broad groups that account for most hiking styles. There are those seeking solitude and there are those who want to push the limits. There are those who want to capture pictures of that perfect moment and there are those who want nothing more than enjoying delectable dishes served on quaint on-mountain eateries. Naturally, there are many exceptions but I’ve found these seem to capture most hikers I’ve come across. What do you think?
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Updated on 13.05.2024 in Arts & Culture from
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Updated on 13.05.2024 in Food & Drink from Eva
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This a very simple but tasty dish. Kasspatzln with melted cheese and fried onions are a typical Tyrolean meal and will certainly fill a hole if you’re hungry!
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Innsbruck, © Tirol Werbung /Verena Kathrein
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