Tyrol lakes & mountains holidays
Whether visiting in Autumn or Winter, you will be welcomed with a simply enchanting mountain landscape in Tyrol. A picture-perfect area of outstanding beauty, where jagged snow-covered peaks tower above fast-flowing rivers and green meadows, you can indulge in almost endless outdoor activities throughout this stunning region.
- Flight time from London: 2 hours
- Innsbruck Airport: 33km from the city centre; transfer time about 48 min
- Currency: Euro
Don't miss the 100km wide snow-sure pistes of the Stubai Glacier, which are a year-round skiing magnet. Just 43km away from the city of Innsbruck, the glacier is also a popular hiking destination, with a variety of mapped trails available.
Find out about the 16th Century ruler of Tyrol, Archduke Ferdinand II, by visiting his former home in the heart of the region. With fantastic rails links, and filled with dazzling original artworks by Velázquez and Van Dyck, it is a must-see.
Offering sweeping views of the mountains and stunning surrounding landscapes is the turreted fortress of Festung Kufstein.Inside is a fascinating Hertigae Museum, offering an insight into Bavaria and Tyrol's turbulent past.
Visit the state capital of Tyrol and host of the Winter Olympics in 1964 and 1976, filled with beautiful historic architecture like the Golden Roof, the Imperial Court Palace and the Ambras Castle.
A beautiful city and historical city with plenty of sights including St Mary's Cathedral and the Brucknerhaus, is also host to a popular fairy-tale Christmas Market during the winter months.
This Tyrolean restaurant is perched above Zell am Ziller and offers sweeping panoramic views of the scenery below. Cuisine here is typical of the area and usese the freshest local ingredients, with fare ranging from garden salads to local trout and venison.
Housed in the historic and picture perfect chalet of St Anton Museum, this intimate restaurant is the perfect place to sample the best of Tyrolean cuisine, with dishes including smoked wild boar, and fresh trout.