Mayrhofen-Hippach Stories

The Sound of the Alps – From Tyrol Throughout the World

“The Sound of the Alps - Nostalgic Melodies” exhibition at the baroque Schloss Fügen is dedicated to the incredible and enduring worldwide success...

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Be happy in springtime

The sight of crocuses pushing their heads through the blanket of snow and turning towards the sun is heart-warming.

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Martin 7 – Mayrhofen’s High Flyer

Visitors to Mayrhofen are sure to notice a modern glass building as they drive into town. This new building is home to the crew of the rescue...

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Miniature Christmas Worlds

In the run up to Christmas, beautiful small works of art are created in the village of Ginzling. With careful carving, sawing and hammering, children...

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The perfect moment

Thomas Eberharter is always chasing the perfect moment. The Mayrhofen-based photographer is self-taught and lives off his exceptional talent.

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A well-oiled machine!

Richard Schneider has a heavy load to bear: he has to lift 74 tonnes (!) and more. Using his head. As the technical manager of the Mayrhofen cable car...

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After work in the mountains

Many people consider Ulrich Huber a hero. The mountain rescue volunteer from Ginzling puts himself in danger to save the lives of others –...

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On a Mountain Adventure with the ÖBB Nightliner

I am fast asleep as I speed towards the Ziller Valley at 160 km/h: from Cologne to Mayrhofen, overnight. As a German city-girl, at home in the flat...

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Traditional fashion en vogue

Her fashion travels the world, but her roots are firmly fixed in the Ziller Valley. We interview the artist, fashion designer and irrepressible...

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On the hunt for minerals

My brief was to write a blog about minerals in the Ziller Valley. Just right for someone like me, who knows absolutely nothing about stones and...

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Clubs to Go in Mayrhofen

It’s no secret that the incredible winter season of club events in Mayrhofen culminates with the spectacular„Snowbombing“party.

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