Mayrhofen-Hippach Stories

High-flier!

Philipp Aschenwald jumps from a height which others wouldn’t dare to look down from. He’s a true high-flier. But what is it that motivates the...

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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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Art without edges or corners

With his talent for carving, Albin Moroder’s work was even admired by the Pope. What’s more, even ten years after his death, his art continues to...

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A Wild Affair

Veit Schragl and his wife Christine are minimalists. In summer they live on an alm, without heating or a computer, yet they have everything that they...

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Just for you!

It is high time for us to say THANK YOU! So, the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach have decided to invite all of our regular visitors to a very...

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The Forest Magician

Hans Rahm is a forest ranger.

“I have to say, it really is a dream job.” Hans tells us.

It’s his job to make sure that our spruce, fir and larch...

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Ein Besuch im Natur Eis Palast

Während Laien es unwissend „Gletscherspalte“ nennen, bezeichnen Forscher das außergewöhnliche Naturphänomen am Hintertuxer Gletscher als „ein System...

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A Ride on the Zillertal Railway

Chuff, chuff, chuff... the unmistakable sound of the old lady could be heard from miles away. A few minutes later the steam engine trundled into the...

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Incredible Dam at Schlegeis

Kathrin is used to going underground, it's in her job specification! Every day she ventures 20 metres below ground, into a narrow tunnel between huge...

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A Living Sculpture

This man lives his art! Anton Franz Mair is standing barefoot in his gallery in Zell am Ziller from where he distributes his unique work from the...

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The Holiday Region of Mayrhofen-Hippach Says “Thank You”

Every Thursday afternoon at 4.30pm at the Europahaus in Mayrhofen, we hold a ceremony to say a big “thank you” to our regular visitors. During the...

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Why are some church spires in the Ziller Valley red and some green?

I love the Ziller Valley’s many slender, pointed church spires, reaching into the sky. But, why are some of the spires red and some green?

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Cinema with a Twist – Silent Cinema on the Leisure Mount Ahorn

Cinema? I’m not really the cinema-going type. If I watch a film, I like to watch it from the comfort of my own sofa and not in the company of a crowd...

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Everything your heart desires? The new Granatalm on the Action Mount Penken

Many people have fond memories of Vroni’s Skialm from several years ago. Still more remember visiting Christa’s Skialm in the last few years. But now...

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Hiking and Discovering Nature: The most picturesque mountain lakes

You don’t always have to travel far to enjoy a relaxing holiday in the great outdoors. Sometimes the perfect spot is closer than you think. An amazing...

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Presenting the Zillertal Valley: The Stillup Valley

Often described as “wildly romantic” or “the valley of waterfalls”, the Stillup valley is a subsidiary valley of the Ziller Valley. Personally, I...

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The Autumnal Delights of Mayrhofen- Hippach

In the autumn months Mayrhofen really proves itself as a true year-round holiday destination. The spectacular scenery that draws visitors to the...

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Child´s Play: Ella´s top 5 playgrounds in and around Mayrhofen

If there are 2 things that my daughter loves, they are swimming pools and trampolines – combine the two and she is in heaven! That is why this summer...

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Challenge “Via Ferrata” in Mayrhofen / Zillertal

I don’t know what it is about heights, but there is something that doesn’t sit right with me, or at least didn’t for a long time. I learnt to ski from...

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The Top 5 Visitor Attractions in the Ziller Valley

In addition to skiing and hiking, visitors to Mayrhofen can enjoy many other experiences and attractions. At the ErlebnisSennerei dairy you can learn...

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