Tyrol Summer: Summer holidays in Tyrol offer plenty of stuff for beautiful memories. Pure relaxation and reward for the toils of everyday life. The Innsbruck region and the Tyrolean holiday region of Hall-Wattens combine hiking holidays, city breaks and family holidays. For connoisseurs, adventurers and sports enthusiasts, the Tyrolean summer offers almost limitless possibilities. Hiking and mountain tours, mountain biking, climbing or water sports in the Karwendel Nature Park or on the Glungezer and Patscherkofel. Relaxed cycling tours along the Inn Cycle Path and in the Inn Valley.
Summer Tyrol offers fun and variety for families with children of all ages: Zirben lake with water playground, alpine swimming pools, themed hiking trails, geocaching, mountain adventure "Kugelwald am Glungezer", llama trekking, high ropes course, Adventure Park Tyrol. Culture lovers are invited to explore numerous historic town centres, including the largest historic old town Hall. Top-class museums hold historical treasures and modern insights. Old customs such as solstice fires and alpine pasture harvest festivals, pilgrimage routes and 14 places of spiritual significance show Tyrol's traditional side.
Tyrol in summer is a paradise for those who love activity. Challenging hiking routes for experienced peak explorers. Lodge hikes, hikes to crystal-clear mountain lakes and leisurely themed hikes for the entire family and passionate hikers. Remote single trails and fast downhill runs between the mountain ranges of the Inntal for mountain bikers. Leisurely tours with beautiful views for cyclists. Easy routes through the floodplains of the Inn Valley without major climbs for families and pleasure cyclists.
Numerous swimming opportunities invite to take a dip - from chilly mountain lakes to alpine pools with lounging grounds. Challenges for big and small climbing fans: Via ferrata or family climbing course for altitude-hungry climbers in search of steep walls. They will all find what they are looking for in Tyrol. Tyrol in summer is an almost inexhaustible sports park. Ever present: crystal-clear mountain lakes, rolling hills, rugged mountain peaks, babbling brooks and thundering waterfalls. The backdrop in summer in Tyrol for all outdoor lovers.
Mindfulness. Crisp vastness, fragrant silence, wild grace and natural energy - Tyrol is a source of inspiration that invigorates all the senses. Many long-distance hiking trails cross the region: the Munich-Venice Trail, the Karwendel High Altitude Trail, the Inn Valley High Altitude Trail 2000, the challenging Via Alpina, stages of the famous Eagle's Path, the Way of St. James. Those who go on pilgrimage through the region cycle or walk on mostly quiet, naturally beautiful paths. Find peace and shelter in ancient places of worship. Be overwhelmed by majestic views and historic cultural monuments. Whether cycling along the Inn Cycle Path or pilgrimage on the Way of St. James. The journey's objective is usually the same. The path. Leave everyday hassles behind. Finding your inner self with every step. Step by step or pedal by pedal away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Towards deceleration, peace and mindfulness. The Tyrolean sections of the Way of St. James and the Inn Cycle Path are ideal for pilgrimage. Blue horizons, imposing mountain peaks, rolling hills, alluvial landscapes and babbling brooks make it easy to slow down and be completely in the here and now. It is surprisingly little that you really need when pilgrimaging through Tyrol.
Tyrol Summer. Alpine cult(ur) with a scene. What is typical Tyrol? First a stroll through the old town, then to the museum and ending the day with a dish of traditional Kaiserschmarrn (pancakes). Culture in summer in Tyrol. That means listening, watching, tasting, experiencing. If you are out and about in Tyrol's (old) towns, you will find centuries-old walls and cultural treasures meeting innovative architecture. Plus music on every corner and an attitude to life. Equally characterised by a young alternative scene and world-class tradition and classical music. Historic old towns tell stories from the Middle Ages. Lovingly restored. Splendid town houses. Rustic alleys. Throne-like fortresses. Proud churches & monasteries. The Golden Roof of Innsbruck. Salt city and mint of Hall. Kufstein Fortress and the Rattenberg glassmaking tradition. Theatre, art and cultural events as varied as the Tyrolean cultural scene. Contemporary painter meets Alpine brass band music. Festivals with internationally famous musicians go hand in hand with folk theatre and art in time-honoured walls. Theatres, galleries, museums & music stages - Innsbruck is a cultural centre. But the smaller towns and villages also have a lively cultural life.
Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol, is small enough that almost everything can be done on foot. Innsbruck's landmark: The "Golden Roof" in the centre of the historic old town. The lively boulevard Maria-Theresien-Strasse is a great place for shopping. An insider tip is the Wiltener Platzl with its splendid Wilhelminian style houses, old handicrafts, original gastronomy and Saturday farmers' market. Treat yourself to a green break in the Hofgarten. The Imperial Hofburg, the Hofkirche and Ambras Castle with the oldest museum in the world are a must-see.
The market town of Wattens in the Lower Inn Valley is characterised by the great Swarovski family of entrepreneurs. The Chambers of Wonder of the Swarovski Crystal Worlds are a world of experience designed by André Heller on behalf of the crystal glass manufacturer Swarovski, including a park, art museum, shop and restaurant. The Crystal Worlds take you into the wonderful world of cut crystals. Also worth a visit is Austria's only typewriter museum in the market town of Wattens. The Tyrolean Fairytale Dream Worlds enchant fairytale lovers every summer. The open-air museum Wattener Himmelreich shows excavations of a settlement from prehistoric times and can be visited all year round.