If you are planning to search for a place to move out in this summer vacation then you are in the right place. A vacation needs adventurous rides, a place to spend time with family, amusements and a perfect hotel for foodstuffs, nature view and comfort at the night. All of our desires are going to be real if you choose the place according to this article. In this article, I will give you the exact knowledge about the entertainment you can have and give you all the details about it.Continue reading
Wels (German pronunciation: [vales]) is a city in Upper Austria, on the Traun River, shut to Linz. There had been brick houses, a bath, a region and an irrigation computing device of pure mountain water delivered from previous the Traun. This place is one of the famous and well-known parts in Austria which is famous for its historical view and some of the tourist spots which all have its own features and characteristics.Continue reading
Ellmau is a small but attractive village placed in Austria. Though, there are so many options are available to spend your holidays but Ellmau has a lot of attractions in it. So let us see them one by one.Continue reading
Gerlos is a small village which is located in the Zillertal valley, Austria. It is a municipality controlled area. A griffin is decided as the symbol of the village is a combination of eagle and lion considered as heraldic animals in Gerlos. Here in this article, I have mentioned a lot of attractions available in Gerlos but some different types of visiting places like the beautiful bulbous cupola parish church are one of them. During the 18th century, the former gothic is transferred into Baroque style.
This is a mountain area so hiking is one of the specialties here. 200 km long way is the minimum hiking area. You need to be super active to complete these hiking challenges. The motto of this hiking place is named as Be Active.
Your legs will feel like a leg of superman at the end of the day. Fitness training, muscle build-up, surfing, skiing, hiking, and even cycling can be done at the Durlassboden reservoir and basins. The water of these lakes is so cool to jump in hot summer days. Now here are the details about which places you can choose to spend the holiday with your family members.
In 1966 the artificial lake in Gerlos was prepared by the municipality of Gerlos. The name of this lake is Durlassboden lake. The position of this lake indicates the borderline of two states: Tyrol and Salzburg. Obviously, in the summertime, this lake becomes an attraction to the people.
With bathing, you can enjoy the view of the Zillertal Alps and Reichenspitz Mountain. Also, various sports like swimming, course for sail and surf or arrangement for enjoining the sun on the bank and a stall for barbecue are available here for you. In Gerlos, the highest positioned Sail and Surf learning school of Austria are situated. The temperature of this water is near about 22 degrees Celsius.
This is why visitors come here to give their body perfect refreshment. Apart from these, if you want to ride on the lake then pedalos, surfboards, and sailboats are also available. “Seestüberl” is a popular place near this lake. If you love fishing then you can go there and by buying some tickets you can have the fun of fishing adventure.
Also, a cyclist can get the chance to round the lake with bikes and can see the amazing views from both sides. Every year an event is organized on Gerlos lake, named Gerlos Lake run. This is big fun. So if you think you are capable to win the prize then participate in it.
Kitesurf and WindSurf
Have you felt thrilled when you saw the starting scene of Jurassic Park’s first part? The boy was doing windsurf on the sea. If you have a dream to do that, then here is the chance for you. Generally, at the starting of June, the windsurf program is started on the Lake Achensee.
The place is actually in between the Karwendel mountain range and the Brandenberg Alps. During June, strong wind flow is seen from the north and by the help of this, you can surf on the lake. This wind is called a Thermic wall which is a specialty of this lake. The lake on which the program is done is the largest lake of Tyrol and this is why Lake Achensee is called the Tyrolean Sea. You can find several clubs on the lawn of this lake who offers you the products in rent.
Besides, there is another artificial lake named Durlassbodenspeicher which is in between the Gerlos and Zillertal valley. Both kite and surf facility is available here. You don’t have any reason to panic about this course because there are trained guide will be with you and the task is very easier and full of fun.
Hiking at the Gerlostalalm hut
It is a chilling moment to see the whole world from high altitude and if the scenery is eye-catching then it feels like we are seeing paradise in front of us. The same is with this hiking place. Gerlostal valley will be in front of you if you follow the hiking track. Following the path, you will first come across the Gerloser Wiesenweg through Gerlos which is close to the Isskogelbahn mountain.
After following the path more you can see the beautiful valley of the Riederbach stream and the Gerlostalalm huts.Gerlostal valley gives you the best possible natural view with the traditional wooden huts near it and the opposite peaks. The view from the glacier and Wildgerlosspitze to Grundschartner and other attractions of the Zillertal Alps will surely full your eyes with the joy of paradise. You can also see the Durlassboden basin from this place.
Gerlos High-Rope Training
In Gerlos, you can see the training session of high rope climbing of Zillertal valley. Recently it has extended and gives 70 adventurous stations. The stations are between 14 meters of the forest floor and separated into 15 Flying Foxes, 10 children Lines and 55 for others. This is the very test of courage within you. You have to climb based on rope, trunks, and trees.
The course is designed as an obstacle course. Smart Belay Technology is being used in this course for public safety. You may be unable to unhook yourself when it is needed Gerlos High Rope training make yourself to wait and do the course 2 hours along.
You will feel highly adventurous while it puts you from one station to another station. There is a total of 10 stations are available who are only for children. There are so many eligibility criteria that should be maintained for children’s safety and this is why these stations are prepared with high safety. There is a place between Arena Skyliner and Gerlos which is named Gerlossteinwand, located at the center of the Gerlos, It is generally taken to practice the high rope training.
Zillertal Arena Ski Region
In Austria, The Zillertal Arena Ski Region is the largest ski arena. This arena takes in the areas of Zell and Gerlos. This arena also includes the localities of the Tyrolean territory along with Königsleiten, Wald, and Krimml in Salzburg. Here you have a wide variety of choices. The skiing area like Zell am Ziller ski run, Austria’s longest downhill valley run, boasting 1,930 meters of vertical drop is can be chosen by among others.
More specifically, if we go on the detailing, there are 4 peaks and 2 regions are open for the ski riding purpose. The places like Kreuzwiese Action Park in Zell and the Hochkrimml Fun Park are always close to snowboarders due to the hot arena ski region. If you a car lover and love to see and do car racing then you must visit Hochkrimml and Königsleiten because these places have a permanent record of doing speedy car race to entertain the public.
Why the children will sit at a corner? There are a lot of arrangements are present for them too. Pick up service, snow sailing, child-friendly slopes, and so many options are there to entertain their little guests. At Zell am Ziller valley station, Arena coaster and toboggan rails can be found. And if you want to do this by yourself then also you are welcomed.
They have a special offer for the guests to do this on their own. In this winter session, a lot of surprises are waiting for the guests who are coming to the Rosenalmbahn mountain station in Zell am Ziller. Among the surprises, some of them are like the Stuanmandl Gondola in Gerlos and the Umbrella Restaurant, etc.
Not only the ski arena is the only type of attraction here, in the time of winter, but there are also so many fun parks that are open for snowboarders. The reason to be happy is enough like daring various components like rails, jumps, half pipes, tubes, and boxes. A place for chilling and a place to move your muscles with music is also available.
There are many fun parks in Tyrol are eager to show off their creations. You can have the fun of the largest freestyle Eldorado in Tyrol which is named Snow ART park. the Kingsize-Park for experts, the Public-Park and the Beginner-Park are the three main parts of this park. Among all other skiing areas, there are some popular are mentioned here.
Those are Stanton Park, Ski Arlberg skiing area, Kaunertal Park, Kaunertal Glacier skiing area, Base Snowpark at the Gigijoch, Sölden skiing area, Ischgl Smart Park & Cross, etc.
Gerlos has Aireal Forest Park which is the perfect place to roaming around and spend a beautiful day with your family members. More than 50 types of fun games and sports are available there. If you are brave and have a good balancing power then accepting these challenges can bring enthusiasm to your family members to participate also.
Rope bridges, log bridges, zip lines, and so many other thrilling adventures are waiting for you. And if you are not too brave but want to taste the fun of these adventures then also you are welcomed. A guide will always be with you to the very end.
Tobogganing in the Zillertal valley
Almost 7 km long nature sled can be seen here. Zillertal valley is famous for tobogganing. Zillertal valley has Austria’s largest tobogganing. Among all the tobogganing trails, I am here mentioning some of them to make a clear schedule for the travelers.
Tobogganing is also depending upon your hotel choice. There are so many hotels that are spread throughout the city of Gerlos. Visitors often visit the tobogganing center near to their hotels. Alpin hotel Berghaus and Gartenhotel Magdalena are two of the popular hotels in Gerlos who are always successful to attract a vast number of visitors.
Here some of the most fun ones, which are close to those hotels. Those are Toboggan run Lengstein, Natural toboggan run Goglhof, Fügenberg, Toboggan run Hochfügen, Fügenberg, Toboggan run Fügen-Spieljoch, Fügen, Toboggan run Krummbachtal valley, Gerlos, Toboggan run Tristenbachalm, Ginzling, and so many.
Cross Country Skiing in Zillertal Valley Station
The Zillertal Valley is more like a paradise to the visitors. Cross country skiing is a specialty of this area. A lot of skiing areas are distributed all over the Zillertal valley. So many stations are available here.
If you are an adventure lover and interested to do skiing in a wide area, then Gerlos is the best option for you. Gerlos has some suitable conditions which need to be present for a cross country skiing arena. During the time of December, they offer us this adventure. Within a total 200 k wide cross country skiing area, you can see the beautiful landscapes of Zillertal valley as well as have the great fun of skiing in ice.
There is a 6 km long Innertal-Alpina-Schoenachtal route which is very famous for cross country skiing arena. Popular because it is the easiest path for beginners and can have the fun of riding as well as sightseeing. The route starts from the Oberwirt car park. From Oberwirt park, it has spread up to Innertal along with the stream.
An old power plant may come across to your eyes which are known as “Funsingau”. Right behind this power plant, a wooden bridge has passed through Innertalerhof. The path will guide you to the place, Schoenachtal. After finishing your trip here, you have taken the same way back to return Gerlos.
Some of the most famous ones of these are Hollenzen trail, Mayrhofen – Hippach, Strasser trail, Mayrhofen – Hippach, Edenlehen trail, Mayrhofen – Hippach, Ramsau trail, Mayrhofen – Hippach, These names are just some of the popular.
So, this is all about the details about where you can spend your valuable time in Gerlos. The above-mentioned names are not just the only attractions. You can see other attractions like 5 start hotels with a special swimming pool, restaurant facilities, casinos and a bunch of entertainment. So, this summer, if you are confused then I must recommend you to visit this place. Swim on the artificial lakes and feel the life by seeing at the sky.
Recommended Gerlos Hotels
Rates from: € 62.00
Hotel Alpenherz offers luxury 4 star accommodation in the heart of the picturesque alpine valley of the Ziller River, an ideal base for active skiing, snowboarding and hiking in the Zillertal Arena tourist region. It enjoys an idyllic location on a sunny slope, surrounded by scenic meadows and commanding splendid panoramic views over the town, the river and the surrounding mountain peaks. The establishment is 50 m from a stop of the ski bus, within easy walking from the town centre, the ski slopes and the valley station of the Isskogel cable car. It features a delightful spa & wellness zone with sauna, steam bath, solarium, infrared cabin and herbal bath. Guests can relax in a cozy bar with open fireplace. Rich breakfast buffet is served every morning in the pleasant dining room in appealing Tyrolean style or in the wineter garden. Free public parking space next to the property and Internet access point are available too.
Rates from: € 68.00
Hotel Central Gerlos is a luxury 4 star alpine-style establishment with fully equipped spa area and a quiet location at more than 1300 m above sea level, in the town centre, with panoramic mountain views. Free ski bus provides easy access to the lifts and the excellent pistes of Zillertal Arena, while some of the ski slopes end down right next to the property. The establishment features an indoor swimming pool with heated water and panoramic views, cozy Tyrolean restaurant, free Wi-Fi Internet connection in all private and public spaces, free public parking. All 49 en-suite rooms and serviced apartments have private balconies overlooking the surrounding mountains, LCD TV with cable channels and many more comforts.
Garni Victoria Hotel
Rates from: € 57.00
Victoria Garni is charming alpine-style hotel, offering top quality of modern 4 star accommodation in the centre of Gerlos, directly at the foot of the ski slopes and just 500 m from the valley station of Isskogel cable car, providing the ideal base for an active ski vacation in Zillertal Arena. It features 17 elegantly furnished en-suite rooms, airy and rich in contemporary comforts, including private balconies with panoramic mountain views, cable TV, hairdryers and heating. Room rates include free access to the excellently equipped spa and wellness centre of the adjacent Hotel Central with a splendid indoor swimming pool, private parking in front of the building and use of Wi-Fi Internet in the public areas. A stop of the local ski bus is available right outside hotel’s doors.
Rates from: € 39.00
Pension Berghof offers comfortable holiday accommodation at reasonable rates in the attractive ski resort of Gerlos, Zillertal, Austria. Owned and managed by the same family for more than 40 years it offers warm Tyrolean hospitality and homelike coziness in the centre of this charming alpine village, right opposite the stop of the ski bus and only steps from the starting points of several thrilling hiking routes. Guests will enjoy a pleasant garden with barbecue facilities, sunny terrace, table tennis, parking space, Internet access, bar and dining room. Guest rooms are simply but functionally appointed with comfortable furniture, cable TV and balconies with views. Shared bathrooms are available on the floors.
Ischgl is a city of Tirol. There are so many surprising things that are available to visit. Here I have mentioned the places with descriptions.Continue reading
A lot of attractions are waiting for the guests who are willing to spend their time in Seefeld. Let us check out them one by one.
Sevelt, a word of German means the field at the lake. Lake Wildsee is popular as Sevelt in Tirol from 1022. This place is used only for fishing purposes during Emperor Maximilian. It is assumed that due to this lake, this village has named Seefeld. This area has promised as an Olympic region. Not for fishing only, people use this lake as for their amusement also.
The temperature of the water in the lake is near about 22 degrees Celsius. So, while you jump into this water, you can feel the coolness is flowing through your veins. During the summer, a lot of visitors spend their time here to refresh their souls. There is a special treatment is organized for the children.
Apart from these, restaurants are there to make you energetic after swimming. Fun Kayaks, volleyball playground, heated outdoor pool, benches at the bank all available to make you comfortable and give you the best fun. The western side of the lake is being protected for a long time. In some distance, there is a natural reserve which is popular as Reither Moor. A combination of all types of plants will surprise you.
Seefeld Christmas market
In the evening, if you are feeling bored at the hotel rooms then you can go to the Christmas market. You will wonder to know it that in 1964 and 1976, this Christmas market was used as an Olympic game’s venue. Besides, the stalls of this market offer you hand-crafted ornaments, goods, delicious foods, and so many interesting things.
Your legs might be stopped by the melody of the Christmas song doing by an orchestra band. Not for the adults, there are so many amazing things are available for the children also. Children can draw and make things as their wish and for this purpose, the market authority has organized a special place for their little guests. So, let your child letter to Santa Claus and you choose the best gift to present him.
Mount Seefelder Spitze
The Seefelder Spitze in the western part of the Karwendel Mountain chain. You have to start your journey from Seefeld to Rosshuette Hut. It is almost 1740 m long. Along this path, you will reach Seefelder Joch Ridge. From here the main hiking will be started. On the way of going there, you can see the views of Alpine to Zugspitze and from Isar to Karwendel mountain chain.
The path which is going between Reither Spitze and Haermelekopf is too narrow. The road is continuously going uphill and downhill. Climbing these routes are taking place through ropes. From here you can choose a cable car to reach north from the way.
Then the car will take you to the Rosshuette mountain hut and from there it will take you to Seefeld. This hiking journey is almost 4 km long and it will take about 2 hours to complete it. This place is open all the time. But make sure about the weather before starting the hiking. Otherwise, the journey will be memorable.
Olympia Swimming Pool
If you are going to visit Seekirchl Church then you must go to the Olympia Swimming pool. This pool is near to this church and you can go on foot. Or more specifically, this swimming pool is situated at the border of Seefeld. You can visit this place with your family in leisure time.
The full name of this place is The Olympia Sports and Congress Centre, also known as SKZ. You may feel like, you have reached paradise somehow. This place is perfect for a family vacation. Apart from this, there are so many other attractions are available to catch your interest. The special facilities for sports, cinema shooting, and availability of various foodstuffs in restaurants are a common thing of this place.
Indoor and outdoor areas are opened for swimming purposes. There is another thing where you can have fun with your family. “Silver Star” is the name of this special attraction. It is a synthetic cupola and so adorable to kids. This place is open all year. The interior part of the SKZ is designed for the children where underwater massage loungers and rock island with jets are available.
Large changing cubicles, spacious showers, lift from indoor to outdoor make things easier for guests. If you come to the upper floor, the eye-catching sight of the Sauna landscape can be found. In winter if you want to do the skating then the pool offers you that too.
Isar Cycle Route
Deggendorf is linked with Munich and the Karwendel Gorge through 300 km long Isar Cycle Route. Our concern is to deal with the first part means, the upper part of the road. This route guides from Mittenwald into the Tirolean Hinterautal gorge.
This place is the source of the beautiful locality of the Isar. Beginning from Mittenwald the cycle route guides you to the way of the Isar River (stony outside) which is located to the Riedboden. After that, you have to cross the edge of the Tirolean hamlet of Scharnitz.
If you follow the road signs carefully to the Karwendel Gorge through Hinterautal Road until the Wiesenhof inn comes, you can feel the paradise there due to its amazing landscapes. You have to move your cycle downhill through the northern side of the gorge after passing the Gleirischhöhe hill. From there you have to go to the reservoir of the Isar river.
Then you can see a gravel route is going upward again. The Karwendel area is famous due to underwater massage facilities that have risen to the plane here. The Hinterautal MTB Route, the gravel route keeps on moving through three kilometers into the gorge to the Kastenalm. Here the valley separates.
This trip requires a mountain bike and without it, the journey seems to you incomplete. You can get this from the Karwendel Nature Park.
Halls and Film Facilities
In the halls of the Innsbruck, mainly 2 categories of movies are released. The two types are Hollywood blockbuster movies and another one is highly rated films like Leonkino and Cinematograph. They also offer movies with the original language.
In the villages like Mayrhofen, Kufstein, Imst, Schwaz, and Seefeld, you can see the film is shooting due to the beautiful background. The halls can be found out easily because they are spread all over the Seefeld. In shopping malls, market areas and other commercial regions are full of cinema halls. So if you feel bored in the evening then you can go there to utilize your time.
Olympic Region Seefeld Skiing Region
The Olympic Region of Seefeld is a large area which includes the villages like Rosshütte, Leutasch, Gschwandtkopf, Birkenlift & Geigenbühel, and Neuleutasch. Seefeld is a flat terrain where the sun kisses the roads every day. This city is surrounded by the Karwendel mountain chain and the Wetterstein Mountains.
And if you are enough lucky to the snowfall then you are going surprised by its beauty. Among the five mentioned names, the sunny Rosshütte on Mt. Härmelekopf is the greatest. Gschwandtkopf is the perfect place for practicing for ski teams due to its 1490m altitude. You can see the gorgeous view from it. The skiing arenas like sunny Neuleutasch training place and the Birkenlift & Geigenbühel skiing regions are preferably for the children and family members.
There is also a swimming pool is available to entertain the children. The peaceful Hochmoos skiing region in Leutaschhas an expansion up to Mt. Katzenkopf.
You are moreover ruined for the picking if you wish another curriculum like curling, snow-shoeing, tobogganing or a horse-drawn sled ride. The Happy Ski Card Seefeld permits to use of all features of the Rosshütte, Gschwandtkopf, Birkenlift & Geigenbühel skiing regions. Again the Snow Card Tirol contains more than 90 skiing regions in TheTirol and the Tirol Regio Card is also for lessening for free time features in The Tirol.
Rosshütte skiing area – Seefeld
Skiing and snowboarding are like adventures. Everyone can have the fun in Bergbahnen Rosshütte lifts features. This place is perfect for family members and the children because the height is low and the journey is easy and comfortable compared to others. The skiing area has the height of 1,760 m where a hotel is placed, called Rosshütte mountain which offers you to have some meal there
The 25 km of the long ski area of Olympic Region Seefeld has inward bound the quality reward of Tirol. You sure like the “Kaltwasser” training train and the BMW xDrive “Skimovie Race Track” which is near to this place. Härmelekopf has almost 2500 m height and it is a peak of the Karwendel mountain chain. This peak was expanded somehow and then a portion gets straightened.
Snowboarders are also allowed to look presumptuous to the Fun Park which is named “Crazy Hole” for Landing Bag. “Sportis Kinderland”, a widespread area is offered only for children. They can have all the fun in a small playground in Seefeld. And again here also The Snow Card Tirol offers more than 90 skiing regions in Seefeldas well as the Freizeitticket Tirol contains 31 skiing regions and other amazing features in Seefeld.
Cross-country skiing in Innsbruck and surroundings
Sellraintal valley and Kühtai are these cross country skiing regions which are snow-covered. Let us know more about this cross country skiing region of Seefeld. Due to the presence of a perfect climate throughout the year, skiing on the snow land has become so popular here.
Although there is a special arrangement for snow-farming which is a great step taken by the Tyrol government. If you successfully climb to 1300 meters on the Alps mountain then you will come in touch with the very old traditional lifestyle of local people which is known as a Nordic lifestyle.
Fear and risks of life are not too much in this sport. But we need to take precautions all the time to avoid any danger. In Seefeld, the cross country skiing tracks are made in a very special way and they have also made the rescue service stronger. In the year of 2013, the initiative of ski trail rescue service had founded.
By experiencing the hard situations and measuring the quick solutions they have prepared a rescue service operation. You can also visit the place “Cross Country Academy” where the basic rescue training is given.
The cross country skiing region is passing through the center of the Alps mountain. So while you are skiing through the Alpine, the mind-blowing scenery is waiting for you. You can’t ignore the beautiful landscape which has ended far from your eyesight. Due to this beauty, the Cross country skiing region of Seefeld has awarded from the German Ski Federation and also from the German Automobile Association ADAC.
You will be surprised to know that this place is nominated for the Olympic region for practice and competition also due tothe presence of perfect ingredients. The interesting facts about this place are the renovation of two brand new ski jump facilities along with snowmaking facilities on the path.
The longest skiing network is also spread throughout this region which is almost 3.5 km long. This will provide the trainees an ideal climate and place to practice. This skiing region has awarded ‘Best of Alps’ for its top-quality facilities.
There are a lot of options available to do this adventure because presence of so many clubs. Here are some of the names- Axams – Birgitz trail, Axams; Grinzens trail; Bilgeri trail, Kühtai; Kammerland trail, Oberperfuss; Aigling trail, Oberperfuss; Golf trail, Rinn; Panorama trail, Rinn; Tirolean trail Lüsens – Moos, etc.
These are all about the details of Seefeld. The high demanded places are mentioned here and how you can enjoy yourself, it is also explained. I hope I am successful to guide you for your next summer vacation.
Soell is one of the villages of Kufstein in Austria. This village is bound by the mountains Wilder Kaiser and Hohe Salve which have increased the beauty of this village. Snowfall with high mountains is favorite to all but there are some amazing things to amaze you. In the summer holidays, you can visit this place with your family members and friends. So, here are the things you must visit in Soell.Continue reading
Graz is the capital of Styria and comes second place in the list of largest cities in Austria. It comes after Vienna. Graz has a population count of 328,276 counted on the 1st of January 2019. Graz has the largest urban population with a population count of 633,168 urban people. Graz has the highest percentage of higher education. They have four colleges and four universities that will have more than 60,000 students in them. The historic center of Graz was considered as the most preserved city center in the whole of Central Europe.Continue reading
Zell am See is an Austrian town on Lake Zell, south of the city of Salzburg. Its Romanesque St. Hippolyte Church has a one-of-a-kind tower brought in the fifteenth century. Trails and lifts lead to the ski slopes of Schmittenhöhe Mountain. Southwest, views from Gipfelwelt 3000 panoramic platform, at the top of the Kitzsteinhorn glacier, take in Hohe Tauern National Park and the looming Grossglockner Mountain. The Zell Valley area around the lake was always populated given that Roman times. From the early nineteenth century, Zell used to be occupied by way of invading French forces at some point in the Napoleonic Wars.Continue reading
Villach is a city in Austria and comes at seventh position in the largest city of Austrias list. It is also the second-largest city of Carinthia. It is famous for its traffic junction and the total population of Villach is 61,887. This town was also awarded the Alpine Town of the Year in 1994.
This city was located on the Drau River which is nearby to Gail tributary. The area covers also come under the western rim of the Klagenfurt basin. The city will have several corporate areas like Obere Fellach and Neulandskron. But in 1905 a part of St. Martin was declared as incorporate area.Continue reading