Tirol

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Tirol, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Fast carving above Hochgurgl

Ski With The Weekend Warriors In Obergurgl

If you’re reading this then the chances are you’re a ski junkie. I had my first taste in Kitzbühel at the ripe old age of thirty-nine and I’ve been hooked ever since. Find this content useful? Share it with your friends!

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2 Adam Attew finishing his oil painting ‘Last Light on the Kirchenkogel’ 2760m up at Obergurgl in the Austrian Tirol

The Mountain Art Of Adam Attew, Austria

Artists sometimes suffer for their art. J M W Turner famously tied himself to a ship’s mast in a storm to capture the full force of nature. Find this content useful? Share it with your friends!

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galtur view

Galtur. Skiing In The Footsteps Of Giants

.Skiing hones the senses. Biting cold on exposed flesh; shadows thrown by late-afternoon winter sun; snowflakes swirling like shoals of silverfish; the profound silence after a fall of powder. The exquisite clarity of a newly-discovered vista.

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Posing by Ischgl sign. Pic Michael Cranmer

Ischgl. Skiing On the Border

Ischgl is acknowledged as one of Austria’s top ski destinations, the village is at an altitude of 1377 metres in the Paznaun Region of the Tirol and is in the Silvretta Mountains.

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The Chefs

Michelin-Starred Cooking in Ischgl’s Mountain Huts

Five top chefs each create a dish which would then be served in the mountain huts for the rest of the summer season.

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Perfect piste Ischgl

Skiing in Ischgl and Kappl

For the moment, my mind and senses are utterly attuned as we slide past frozen waterfalls and pristine snowfields, This joins my Top Ten Runs of all time.

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