Innsbruck, Tirol, and Vorarlberg: Places to Explore


  • Bregenz

    Lying along the southeastern shore of the Bodensee (Lake Constance) with the majestic Pfänder as its backdrop, Bregenz is where Vorarlbergers themselves come to make merry, especially in summer....

  • Innsbruck

    The capital of Tirol is one of the most beautiful towns of its size anywhere in the world, owing much of its charm and fame to its unique location. To the north, the steep, sheer sides of the Alps...

  • Ischgl and Galtür

    Ischgl, the largest town in the Paznaun Valley, has become as renowned for its party scene as for its excellent skiing, particularly in the small Fimber Valley to the south, and in summer it's a...

  • Kitzbühel

    Kitzbühel is indisputably one of Austria's most fashionable winter resorts, although the town is now staking a claim on its summer season as well. "Kitz" offers warm-season visitors a hefty...

  • Landeck

    Landeck is a popular place to pause while traveling from Tirol into Switzerland and Italy.

  • Lech

    Just down (literally) the road from the Zürs resort, Lech is a full-fledged community—which some argue detracts from its fashionableness. But there are more hotels in Lech, better tourist...

  • Schruns-Tschagguns

    Author Ernest Hemingway spent many winters at the Schruns–Tschagguns skiing area in the Montafon Valley. Today neither of the towns—across the Ill River from each other—is as fashionable as...

  • Sölden

    Sölden's newest addition to its already massive lift network is the "Black Blade," which carries eight at a time more than 9,800 feet to the Rettenbach glacier, completing the only lift system in...

  • St. Anton am Arlberg

    Tucked between the entrance to the Arlberg Tunnel and the railway, St. Anton swarms with visitors at the height of the season. The wealthy, the prominent, and occasionally, the royal, appear...

  • Stuben

    Traveling from Feldkirch to the Arlberg Pass you'll come to the village of Stuben. From December to the end of April, the magnificent skiing, at 4,600 feet, makes Stuben popular among serious...

  • Zell am Ziller

    Zell, main town of the Zellertal—one of the many beautiful Alpine valleys of the Tirol—is not only noted for its traditional 500-year-old Gauder-Fest, but it has also developed into a center...

  • Zürs

    The chosen resort of the rich and fashionable on this side of the Arlberg, Zürs is little more than a collection of large hotels. Perched at 5,600 feet, it's strictly a winter-sports community;...


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