Destinations for Day Trips in Tyrol
Trip Destinations in Tyrol
Discover the most beautiful destinations for day trips in Tyrol and excursions in Tyrol, Austria
Numerous destinations for day trips in Tyrol and excursions in Tyrol invite you to get to know this Austrian province with all its beautiful sights and attractions. Embark on a journey of discovery through Tyrol!
We have listed the most beautiful destinations for day trips in Tyrol and excursions in North and South Tyrol for you below. Explore the Austrian province of Tyrol! The stated distance (in brackets) is for a return trip.
The highest pilgrimage town in Europe lies at 1,642 metres above sea level, directly above Matrei in Tyrol. Here you will find a picturesque pilgrim’s church and a monastery tavern where you can enjoy well-earned refreshment after your hiking tour. During winter you will also find a night lit natural tobogganing track as well as a high altitude cross country ski trail.
Innsbruck – Bergisel (40km return)
The capital of the Tyrolean province in Austria offers numerous possibilities for shopping, as well as many sights and attractions. The Golden Roof in the old town is just as interesting as the Hofburg Imperial Palace, the Hofkirche Court Church and the Nordkette (roughly translated as the Northern Chain) in the cultural landscape of Innsbruck. One of the most popular things to see in Tyrol is the Bergisel ski jump. From the ski jump tower you can see for yourself what staggering heights the ski jump aces have to face every year. The unique panoramic views are best enjoyed with a hot drink and a piece of cake from the Turmcafe.
Tyrolean Valley round trip (80km return)
Get to know Tyrol with all its beautiful valleys and the side valleys of the Wipp Valley. The Gschnitz Valley, the Obernberg Valley, the Schmirn and Navis Valleys with their rustic farm houses and unspoilt natural surroundings are worth a visit during any season.
Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens (80km return)
A whole adventure exhibition has been dedicated to the world famous Swarovski crystals, which will truly amaze you. Here a water-spewing giant and the fantastic wonder chambers await you. The exhibition was designed following an idea of Andrè Heller.
Tiroler Höfe Museum in Kramsach (120km return)
The Kramsach open air museum makes it possible to see original farm houses from all the Tyrolean regions. These farm houses were taken apart and then put back together in Kramsach with a loving eye for detail. The farm house culture, which strongly characterises the popular image of Tyrol, has been documented here in a most impressive way.
Round trips in South Tyrol
South Tyrol is truly enchanting with its orchards and the unique landscape of the Italian Dolomites. During a day trip you can get to know the Tyrol south of the Brenner Pass. A real visitor magnet is the so called “Törggelen” during the autumn season, when you can enjoy sweet apple cider and young wine with freshly roast chestnuts. The apple and wine harvest and the gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle are also worth a visit.
Ötzi Village in the Ötztal Valley (160km roundtrip)
Since the man was famously found in the ice the Ötzal Valley has become one cultural sensation richer. Ötzi is inseparably connected with this valley and its mountains. During a visit to the Ötzi Village you can find out about the exciting life and surroundings of the man in the ice.
If we have tickled your fancy with all these fabulous destinations for day trips and excursions in North and South Tyrol, now is the right time to send a non-committal online enquiry to the Parkhotel Matrei in Austria. We are looking forward to welcoming you to Matrei soon as our guest.
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