Tyrol in summer
Summer in Tyrol means alpine lakes with crystal clear waters where you can dive without worries, adventurous mountain trails for hiking and mountain biking, silent woods where you can find peace, but also glaciers for skiing and having fun all year round. The beauty of nature, the friendliness of the people, the proven quality of accommodation, excellent cuisine, many wellness facilities and targeted offers for every need are the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday.
Circa 22.000 kilometers of hiking trails wind through the Tyrolean alpine landscape with its 500 peaks of more than 3000m, 160 refuges and 140 mountain pastures that offer protection and pleasant refreshment to hikers looking for rest. But at the same time these places still give off an incredible charm of the unknown and it is easy to find yourself in majestic solitude among unspoiled landscapes. Gone are the days when you climbed mountains with just your feet. Today the Tyrolean Alps can also be conquered on two wheels. In fact, bikers can count on 5.100km of routes that cross the entire country.
Other adventures can be experienced with exciting rafting excursions among the sparkling streams, taking flight in hang gliding or trying paragliding in the clear skies of theaustria. All this in the company of expert guides without running any risk.
Among the most important tourist tours of Tyrol it is worth mentioning "the Eagle Walk" which crosses the whole of Tyrol and has the shape of an eagle flying majestically over the Alps, and the Bike Trail Tirol able to give strong emotions for feel the rhythm of the mountain, walking or cycling.
The Eagle Walk
The main route of the most important hiking trail in Tyrol, the "Eagle Walk", runs through the entire region: it starts from St. Johann in the Kitzbuehel area in the east of Tyrol up to St. Anton am Arlberg on the west side of the heart of the Alps. The course of the track recalls the stylized silhouette of an eagle. Translated into figures, all this means 126 stages, for 1480 kilometers that can be traveled with 87.000 meters of elevation gain.
The Bike Trail Tirol
The Bike Trail Tirol, which runs for over 1000 km, is the longest and longest mountain-bike circuit in the Alps. With its 32 stages, this itinerary takes adventure enthusiasts far and wide throughout the region. The stages are divided by length and degree of difficulty, so that no one ends up on an itinerary that is not suited to their abilities, feeling over-tired or bored.
Tyrol also boasts a rich historical and artistic heritage with Romanesque, Gothic and above all Baroque constructions. The alpine landscape is dotted with splendid churches, convents, fortresses and castles in perfect symbiosis with the surrounding nature. But the cultural heritage does not find testimony only in the architecture of the country and lives more than ever in the rich popular traditions, still genuinely authentic and very much lived. These are festivals and celebrations often linked to the liturgical year but with ancient roots that are lost in the mists of time.
Tyrol speaks Italian
Tyrol can count on a large number of tourist destinations that adhere to the "Gruppo Italia", a project that aims to welcome Italian tourists by effectively breaking down linguistic differences thanks to staff who can speak Italian, among these it is worth mentioning: St. Anton am Arlberg, TirolWest, Imst-Gurgltal, Mieming Plateau, Stubai-Tyrol, Wipptal, Innsbruck, Hall-Swarovski, Zillertal, Kitzbuehel Alps, Kitzbuehel, Kufstein, East Tyrol.
Summer holidays Tyrol
If you are considering a summer holiday in Tirolo, below you can find useful links to find hotels and holiday apartments.
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The best offers in the mountains in summer, in hotels, bed and breakfasts or holiday apartments