Welcome Service Tirol

The Welcome Service Tirol is the first point of contact for Tyrolean companies and universities and their international, highly qualified employees.

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Twenty insider tips

Some secrets you should know about the Tyrol and where you absolutely have to go!

  1. Enjoy a walk to a mountain pasture (Alm) and try the dumplings in the mountain hut there
  2. Go to Achensee and take a boat trip on the lake or ride your bike around it
  3. Ride up to Nordkette on the cable car and enjoy the view of Innsbruck on one side and the Karwendel mountains on the other
  4. Look for the rock formation known as Frau Hitt on the Nordkette
  5. Try out (at least) one new mountain sport
  6. Take the number 6 tram from Innsbruck to Igls
  7. Admire the peacocks at Ambras Castle
  8. Watch a film in the open-air cinema at the Zeughaus
  9. Ride your bike along the River Inn
  10. Walk up a mountain to see the sun rise
  11. Swim in a mountain lake (for a few seconds; 5 degrees is too cold for a real swim!)
  12. Try “Firngleiten” or “Figln” (skiing on ultra-short skis) in spring
  13. Go to Möserer See near Seefeld and swim in the warm water
  14. Walk through Innsbruck (e.g. through the district of Saggen) on one of the first really warm days of the year and look for the first snowdrops in the gardens
  15. Enjoy a “Kiachl” (deep-fried dough with a topping) at a Christmas market
  16. Try evening tobogganing with a head torch on your helmet
  17. Visit Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens
  18. Walk across the Highline 179 suspension bridge in Reutte and see if you have a head for heights
  19. Visit the Silver Mine in Schwaz and enjoy the medieval atmosphere
  20. Find an Edelweiss in the mountains - and leave it where it is! It is not allowed to be picked up.