© Tirol Werbung / Rodler Ilvy
Food & Drink
© Bert Heinzelmeier
© Tirol Werbung / Aichner Bernhard
Arts & Culture
© Tirol Werbung / Moore Casey
© Tirol Werbung / Herbig Hans
© Tirol Werbung / Schwarz Jens
Bits & Pieces
© Tirol Werbung / Neusser Peter
Jagdhausalmen Alpine Pastures, Defereggen, East Tirol, Austria, Europe


Updated on 01.01.2024 in Family from Gero Günther
9 min reading time
The Falschlunger family has been running a farm in Mutters for generations – and they live closely together with the livestock for reasons of space alone. The proximity between people and animals ensures calmness and contentment – and shows why these small farms must remain.
 Keep reading
Guest author
Updated on 28.08.2023 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.
 Keep reading
Guest author
Updated on 20.06.2022 in Family from Guest Author
9 min reading time
East Tirol. Christian, my husband, has been backcountry skiing and ski touring in Villgratental Valley several times. Every time he returned home, he was totally enthralled by the experience. Not only because of the varied backcountry terrain; he also liked the remote valleys and the pristine wilderness in this area on the border to South Tyrol. East Tirol is where Austria and Italy collide. There is no mass tourism here. Instead of vast hotel complexes, the mountainsides here are dotted with sun-bleached timbered farmhouses. But that's not to say that it’s a backwater, just alluringly remote. East Tirol is close to Italy and to the Sexten Dolomites, with the world renowned Tre Cime (Italian for "three peaks"). These distinctive battlement-like peaks of northeastern Italy are on display in East Tirol, Dolomites near and far can be seen. Moreover, the fusion of an Austrian-Italian style of cooking makes this place a hit.
 Keep reading
Tirol has more to offer than "just" mountains. The region is home to many gorgeous lakes, including the turquoise Plansee. This body of water, the second-largest in Tirol, is ideal for family adventures together in a canoe – no experience required.
 Keep reading
Updated on 04.12.2017 in Family from Michael
1 min reading time
New Zealand native Casey Moore lives in East Sussex, England, where he works as a photographer. As a youngster he taught himself the art of photography and spent many hours honing his skills in the darkroom. For his large-scale exhibition images he still uses traditional analogue methods and develops each photo by hand. When it comes to his work, he draws inspiration from a quote by the surrealist Roger Caillos: "Without humanity, there remains aesthetic. It is nature itself that dictates human aesthetics and imagination."
 Keep reading
Schwimmen am Natterer See (c) Innsbruck Tourismus / Woergoetter
Naturally, Tirol’s summer season is a beacon to travelers who love the great outdoors, with hundreds of miles of hiking trails and mountain bike routes and – what I like best – worthwhile attractions up on the mountains and down in the valleys. However, there’s no summer memory better than those spent “at the lake.” Fortunately, there are many places to dip more than a toe into the water: Tirol’s mountain lakes are just waiting for you and your family to create unforgettable memories. Here I will reveal a couple of the most promising of Tirol lakes for families.
 Keep reading
Skiing with kids at the Learn-To-Ski Zone at Serfaus, Tyrol
Hello, kids, goodbye, skiing? Please, don’t give up – skiing can be an enriching experience for both children and adults! A family ski holiday is one of the most satisfying, fun and memorable ways to spend time together. It’s great to share the mountains and the snow you love with the people you love. However, planning a family ski holiday can feel overwhelming. At what age can kids start skiing? How should they dress? What equipment do they need, and should you rent or buy it? Although there is a bit of planning involved, it’s well worth it for the incredible family memories. Parents have a lot to consider before hitting the slopes with the family, so here’s a how to plan a family ski vacation guide by our guest blogger Dani who will help you get to the slopes with less stress.
 Keep reading
Skiing in Sillian, East Tirol (c) Hans Herbig
, © Tirol Werbung - Hans Herbig
Stinky ski boots? Cold hands? No cabin rental for New Year’s Eve? Awesome days on the hill can quickly turn unpleasant if you’re not prepared. So here are some hacks to help your day run that little bit smoother and prepare for an awesome ski trip to Tirol this winter.
 Keep reading
Culinary bike ride by the Drau river, © Tirol Werbung/Frank Bauer
Wondering how you’re going to keep the kids occupied in Tirol’s Unterland Region or East Tirol? Fear not, as we’ve put together some ideas to help you build your own itinerary to suit your family!
 Keep reading
Swimming in Längenfeld, Ötztal Valley
Wondering how you’re going to keep the kids occupied in Tirol’s Oberland Region? Fear not, as we’ve put together some ideas to help you build your own itinerary to suit your family!
 Keep reading

How did you like this article?

Want to receive an answer? If so, please get in touch using the contact form.

Go up

Is your inbox in need of a holiday?

Then subscribe to our weekly newsletter full of exclusive holiday tips from Tirol!