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Tirol’s lakes are, of course, a great place to splash and swim in summer – but they are also well worth a visit in winter. Many freeze over all winter and can be used for ice skating, winter walking or even a bit of cross-country skiing. Don’t forget to take a woolly hat and a pair of warm gloves as well as warm walking boots and clothing for a fun and enjoyable experience on the ice.
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Updated on 23.01.2023 in Recommendations from Klaus
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No traffic jams, no stress, no black ice – just lean back and enjoy the scenery; then go directly from the train station to the ski slope. Travelling by train is the best and easiest way to reach many Tirolean tourism destinations. Today we would like to show you five ski resorts you can easily reach by train.
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5x5 Winter Villages
Cross-country skiing on Friday, alpine skiing on Saturday, tobogganing on Sunday – sounds like your kind of thing? Most places in Tirol offer all these winter sports and more, but there are a few villages whose local traditions or spectacular location make them just that little bit better than the rest. Here are our top five spots in the mountains for those who simply love winter sports.
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Updated on 05.12.2022 in Recommendations from
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Updated on 17.10.2022 in Recommendations from Wolfgang Westermeier
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In turbulent times such as these it is easy to lose sight of what is truly important in life – for example, looking after yourself. We have picked five spots in Tirol where you can get away from it all and embark on a journey to inner harmony. After all, your deserve it.
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presse-jungbrunn-spa-panorama lichtbadewanne, © Hotel Jungbrunn
Updated on 19.09.2022 in Recommendations from Christina
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“There must be quite a few things that a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.” said Sylvia Plath, one of the most renowned and influential poets, novelists, and short story writers of the 20th century.
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Searching for marmots.
Ibex, chamois, vulture, eagle and marmot – those are the five animals every visitor to Tirol would like to catch a glimpse of.  We have talked to the rangers in the region's nature parks to discover the best walks and hikes with a good chance of seeing these wonderful creatures.
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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 01.08.2022 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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Ever an inveterate mountaineer, Wilfried Studer, hut keeper of Neue Prager Hut on foot of Großvenediger, is a true “mountain family-man.” His wife and daughters share his mountaineering adventures on a global scale – in the great ranges of the world. The family philosophy is: “Everything we earn in the mountains, we spend in the mountains.”
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One of the most beautiful moments for hut keeper Anton Herrmann Kraft is very early in the morning, when everything is still peaceful and quiet. Standing on the terrace and watching the sun rise over the mountains gives him strength and encouragement for the long and busy day ahead of him. By the way, ‘breathtaking’ does not begin to describe the view at Bayreuther Hut.
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