Mayrhofen-Hippach Stories

Liquid Temptation

Helene Kreidl is one of just a few female schnapps distillers. In her in-house distillery in Ramsau near to Mayrhofen, she doesn’t only produce...

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Pre-Christmas Family Holidays in Mayrhofen: Rediscover Peace and Quiet at the Advent Festival in the Forest

We purposefully travelled ahead of the crowds, avoiding the Christmas rush of holidaymakers to the Alps. Instead, we took our holiday to Mayrhofen in...

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From the best hay and finest herbs

Wagyu beef is considered the best, but also the most expensive, beef in the world. In the Ziller Valley, the Rohrmoser family from Schwendberg rear...

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On the trail of the Mayrhofner Advent Angel

The festive season is here! The scent of Christmas cookies and gingerbread is in the air at Café-Konditorei Kröll in the Mayrhofen-Hippach holiday...

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Quality, not quantity!

In their farm shop in Hippach, Claudia Dengg and her husband magic up local delicacies, with a little extra: they sell quality, not quantity and have...

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A stress-free life, high up on the Schwendberg mountain in the Ziller Valley

Who doesn’t dream of living a life without stress, a life of pure enjoyment and comfort? For 30 cows living in paradise on the Schwendberg mountain,...

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Zillertal Krapfen Festival in Schwendau

Village festivals in the Zillertal Valley are famous for their gregariousness, their special ambience and, not least, their regional delicacies. The...

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The Legendary Wiener Schnitzel

It is a fundamental component of Austrian cuisine. The legendary Wiener Schnitzel. There is probably no restaurant or mountain hut in the Zillertal...

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Schmankerlfest in Hippach: ein lukullischer Höhepunkt

Zillertaler Krapfen, Kasspatzn und Melchermuas – jährlich wartet beim Schmankerlfest in Hippach sowie beim Krapfenfest in Schwendau ein kulinarischer...

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Menschen im Portrait: Hilde Rahm aus dem Zillergrund

Sie ist vielen Gästen und Einheimischen gleichermaßen bekannt. Als langjährige Wirtin der Häusling Alm kann sie einiges erzählen – über gute und über...

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Where can you eat the best Kaiserschmarrn?

Kaiserschmarrn: a traditional Austrian delicacy and an essential part of any ski holiday! But where can you find the best Kaiserschmarrn in the...

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Mayrhofen Advent Angel - in production

Specially created for the Mayrhofen Advent at the Waldfestplatz, the Mayrhofen Advent Angel is a delicious gingerbread biscuit with marzipan and sugar...

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Ziller Valley Schlegeis Ham – A real slice of the Ziller Valley

“Ziller Valley Schlegeis ham”– A real slice of the Ziller Valley. On my visit to the local butcher’s shop in Mayrhofen, “butcher Loisl” shares with me...

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Hard work rewarded: Zillertal Beer on the alm

Spring has arrived, the flowers are starting to bloom, the temperature is getting warmer and it’s time to dig out your summer wardrobe. Most of us...

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„TIROLER TRIS“ – ALL GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES!

My family and I make sure to eat at the Gasthaus Karlsteg in Ginzling at least twice a year. And it was there, last Sunday, that we enjoyed one of the...

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ZILLERTALER GRANAT – PRALINE A LA MOZARTKUGEL

Creamy, melt-in-the-mouth almond nougat combined with redcurrant marzipan: Zillertaler Granat – also known as Zillertaler Mozartkugel – is one...

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