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Tyrol

A trip to Tyrol is a must for anyone seeking an awe-inspiring adventure in the heart of the Austrian Alps. With its breathtaking views, majestic peaks, crystal-clear lakes, and lush green valleys, Tyrol offers endless possibilities for outdoor enthusiasts, from skiing and snowboarding in winter to hiking and mountain biking in summer. The region’s charming towns and villages boast rich cultural heritage, delicious local cuisine, and warm hospitality, making it an ideal destination for those seeking to immerse themselves in authentic Alpine culture. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful retreat or a thrill-seeking adventure, Tyrol is sure to captivate your heart and soul.

 

What you’ll love most about Austria’s Tyrol region

  • Ski or snowboard in world-renowned resorts like St. Anton, Ischgl, and Kitzbühel
  • Hike or mountain bike on scenic trails through the majestic Alps, such as the Zillertal Alps or the Ötztal Nature Park
  • Explore medieval castles and fortresses that dot the region, such as Schloss Ambras in Innsbruck, Kufstein Fortress, and Tratzberg Castle in Jenbach
  • Soak in natural hot springs like the Aqua Dome in Längenfeld, Therme Erding in Munich (just outside Tyrol), or Wildbad Rothenburg in Germany (a short drive from Tyrol)
  • Take a scenic drive along the Grossglockner High Alpine Road, one of the most spectacular mountain roads in Europe. The road takes you through high peaks, glaciers, and Alpine meadows
  • Indulge in local cuisine, such as Tiroler Gröstl (a hearty dish of roasted potatoes, bacon, and onions), Kaiserschmarrn (a sweet shredded pancake with fruit compote), or Germknödel (a sweet dumpling filled with plum jam)

Where to Book

  • Paragliding over Lake Achen - Achensee Tourismus

  • St. Valentine's Chapel in the Zillergrund Rock mountain area - Zillertal Tourismus/Thomas Pfister

  • Skiing with children in SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental Marketing GmbH/Mathäus Gartner

  • Hundskopf via ferrata panorama - Tourismusverband Region Hall-Wattens

  • Cruising Lake Achen MS Stadt Innsbruck/Achensee Tourismus

  • Relaxing by the shores of Lake Achen - Achensee Tourismus

  • Fantastic view of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range in the region of St. Johann, Tyrol - Mathäus Gartner

  • Kaiserschmarrn, a culinary delight of Zillertal - Zillertal Tourismus GmbH/Christoph Johann

  • Pertisau on Lake Achen - Achensee Tourismus

  • Adults-only whirlpool and sunbathing area Alpbacherhof Nature & Spa Resort

  • Koasa Trail, St. Johann in Tyrol - Tourismusverband Kitzbüheler Alpen/Sportalpen

  • Winter at the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol - Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 0℃
  • 6℃
  • 10℃
  • 15℃
  • 17℃
  • 19℃
  • 19℃
  • 15℃
  • 10℃
  • 3℃
  • -2℃
  • 8
  • 7
  • 9
  • 9
  • 11
  • 13
  • 14
  • 13
  • 9
  • 7
  • 8
  • 8

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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