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Jagdhausalmen Alpine Pastures, Defereggen, East Tirol, Austria, Europe

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” This compelling quote says it all for outdoor lover Jannis Braun. His passion for hiking and mountain biking inspired him to move from Germany to Innsbruck. Finding pleasure in the mountains, Jannis continues to embrace the beauty and culture around him.

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 Olperer Hütte hut high above the Schlegeisspeicher reservoir.
Updated on 27.05.2024 in Recommendations from Jannis
11 min reading time
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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Snowshoe Walk in Rofan Mountain Range.
Updated on 26.02.2024 in Sports from Jannis
17 min reading time
The beauty of snowshoeing comes from its simplicity—just strap in and go! I discovered this gentle winter activity last year and find it’s a perfect alternative to Alpine skiing. Do you want to traipse through deep powder in the backcountry, scaling peaks, or is a snowshoe run on packed trails followed by sledding down more your style? Or maybe, it’s somewhere in the middle where you’d like to snowshoe through a peaceful forest, connecting with the Zen of nature. For your snowshoeing pleasure in Tirol here are eight highly recommended trails.
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On the Goetheweg.
, © Tirol Werbung / Sebastian Schels
Updated on 25.09.2023 in Sports from Jannis
18 min reading time
Shimmering in a thousand shades of red, orange, yellow and brown, Tirol's trees are a spectacular sight in autumn. The golden transition from summer to winter is for many the best time of year for walks and hikes, either down in the valley or up in the mountains before the first snows arrive. Here are some of the best autumn adventures, both with and without cable cars, aimed at those who want to head for the heights one final time this year.
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Towered by soaring Lamsenspitze Peak: Lamsenjoch Hut at Karwendel Mountain Range (c) Silberregion Karwendel
, © Silberregion Karwendel
For many avid walkers, there’s nothing quite like hiking during the autumn months. The crowds of summer have largely disappeared, the wonderful mix of explosive colours, deep blue, cloudless skies and crisp, nostalgic breezes have taken their place and the surrounding high peaks may already have a dusting of snow. Fortunately, there are nice Alpinist Association shelters and refuges throughout Tirol that are open well into October, making it easy to do an overnighter that will be perfect for witnessing the change in seasons...
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The Kellerjochkapelle chapel high above the Inn Valley.
, © TVB Silberregion Karwendel
Updated on 29.10.2021 in Recommendations from Jannis
7 min reading time
From rocky outcrops to alpine meadows, Tirol's chapels boast some pretty spectacular locations. We have put together fifteen of the best spots in the region combining quiet reflection with amazing views.
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