Travel Tips

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Where Getting Away From It All Comes Naturally: Snowshoeing in Tannheimer Tal Valley

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Scenic Tannheimer Tal Valley is a spectacular outdoor playground, well known for Alpine skiing. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the activities on offer here—strapping on a pair of snowshoes, for example, is more than just taking a refreshing plunge in some snow! I have taken an exhilarating snowshoe hike in the company of local mountain and ski guide Leo Ammann.
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Why You Should Give Winter Camping a Try

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Winter camping. Brrr. Merely the thought of winter camping may be enough to make you shiver and turn up the heat indoors. But for some winter sports enthusiasts, the first sign of snow might mean a camping trip. There’s an excess of rewards available to those brave adventurers willing to venture outside this time of year. Don’t pass up one of the best times of the year for outdoor adventures ...
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Highly Romantic: Schloss Matzen is a Tirol Castle Hotel Fantasy

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The Castle Schloss Matzen in Brixlegg combines the mysteries of times long gone with the charm of a restored 12th century castle. A Roman sentry first stood watch on the strategic site of today’s castle. Over the centuries, the citadel was fortified with extensive walls and turned into a stunning home around 1870. A few years …

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The Secret Retreat at Märzengrund

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Have you ever wondered what the life of a hermit is like? And where he lives? For forty years, a hermit named “Siml” lived in one of most remote areas of Inner Zillertal. We wanted to find about more about this secret retreat, which might as well make a rewarding filming location. Anna Griesser from the Cine Tirol Team went in search of a man who chose to live in solitary—and she found this...
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My Personal Travel Recommendation: Scenic Virgental Valley in East Tirol

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Advocating a cultural shift toward slowing down life’s pace, the slow movement is definitely out of place in a place like Virgental Valley in East Tirol. Even thinking of that trend word made me feel really embarrassed. Not at all because Virgental Valley is old school, it’s by no way. Instead, the people living here do so at their own pace, in their own time, and in their own way. They seem...
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8 Extreme Adventure Sports in Tirol

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Are you one of those who seek an elevated heart rate? Well, these activities treat extreme sports lovers to just what they’re seeking. Everything you need for a high-adrenaline adventure is waiting in Tirol in a day, including adventure venues and companies and outfitters eager to provide a rush. No experience and equipment necessary. Here are eight ideas to get you started.
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