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"Humans need hours in which they collect themselves and listen to their inner voice." (Albert Einstein), © Tirol Werbung - Ramon Haindl
Updated on 11.09.2023 in Recommendations from Christina
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Wrapped up in a soft bathrobe, I lie on my waterbed and close my eyes. I can still feel the warmth of the sauna throughout my body. I detect a scent in the air I am familiar with - the gentle aroma of jasmin. I open my eyes again and take in the majestic mountain panorama outside. The only sound I can hear is gentle piano music. Everyday life seems a million miles away.
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Updated on 24.07.2023 in Recommendations from Eva
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To help you cool down this summer, I have put together a list of 12 perfectly chill places to swim around in with a little help from my friends and colleagues. So take a deep, deep breath, and swim up to our mountain swimming spots power rankings:
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Hängebrücke Highline 179_576378(c) Naturparkregion Reutte, © Naturparkregion Reutte
Updated on 17.07.2023 in Recommendations from Michael
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Obviously, there is very little to do in Tirol. There’s nothing really unique or interesting to see there. Don’t believe us? Let us count the ways.
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Affordable accommodation in a listed building: Romedihof near Imst. (c) Romedihof Imst, © Romedihof Imst
Planning a backpacking trip through Tirol, or simply on the hunt for inexpensive accommodation for your holiday? Maybe you just prefer the more relaxed atmosphere of hostels? The following article contains a list of hostels for your next low-budget holiday in Tirol.
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The border between Tirol (Austria) and South Tirol (Italy) runs through the middle of the dining room at the Landshuter Europahütte.
Updated on 20.06.2023 in Recommendations from
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Thigh-burning ascents, thin mountain air and ice-cold showers – Tirol's remote huts don't sound that all that appealing. Yet those who have been to one know that the reward for these sacrifices are fabulous views, untouched landscapes, and total peace and quiet. Here is our guide to huts and refuges in Tirol which are hard to get to but easy to fall in love with.
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Lake Achensee, © W9 Studios
When you think of a Tirol vacation, you might not think about hitting the beach or spending the day on a boat, but the Heart of the Alps offers great lake destinations. Even if some, like my ‘born-in-a-lake-district’ colleague Michael from Carinthia, wouldn’t agree. So, let me say it now and forever ;-): From beaches for swimming to sailing and jaw dropping scenery, you’ll find plenty of options to choose from in Tirol. Not sure where to begin? In this Blog Post, I have listed the largest, the warmest and the most romantic lake of Tirol – I’m pretty sure you’ll find your favourite pick here.
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Nürnberger Hütte, Neustift i. St.
Keeping an eye on the forecast in the days leading up to a vacation or to the weekend is often a nerve wracking experience. You’ve spent months planning your trip and the prospect of it being scuppered by poor weather is not something you want to deal with. How do you make the most of your trip if rain threatens to spoil your plans? Well, as you’ll find out, rainy days does not mean there isn’t anything to do in and around Tirol - there are plenty of dry options—and even a couple of not so dry outdoor pursuits.
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The Olperer Hütte hut high above the Schlegeisspeicher reservoir.
Updated on 17.04.2023 in Recommendations from Jannis
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Tirol's huts are already hard at work preparing for the summer season 2023. We have put together a list of places which open in late spring or early summer to welcome walkers, hikers and mountain bikers. Scroll down to find out more.
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Wake up
It is really mean. The sun is shining, the days are growing longer and the open-air season has begun. Spring has sprung, but not everyone feels energetic. For some, it is a season of leaden limbs and fits of yawning. While the world is waking up, they want to go to sleep. Observing the total renewal of nature after a long and cold winter is unbelievably beautiful, but it can make you behave like a sleepy fly—and not after a night out drinking. Somehow, you feel sleepier than during wintertime and that terrible feeling of fatigue and weakness coming between you and the world can feel uncomfortable, frustrating, and debilitating.
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Five Wooden Buildings to catch the eye
Updated on 03.04.2023 in Recommendations from Maximilian Gerl
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Wood is such a versatile material and available in such abundance in places like Tirol that it is sometimes hard to fathom why not all building are made from it. After all, it is renewable, carbon-friendly and 100% sustainable. Wooden houses and buildings are naturally warm and often have a wonderful aroma, especially if they are made of pine. And, last but certainly not least, wood is so adaptable that many architects choose it for their most ambitious projects. Here are five of the coolest wooden buildings in Tirol.
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