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Here you find stories, adventure stories, customs information, news and much to know about the holiday region Mayrhofen-Hippach.

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The 12 latest Blogs

People in Portrait: Hilde Rahm from the Zillergrund

She is well-known among both locals and visitors alike. She has been the landlady of the Häusling Alm for many years and has many stories to tell –...

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Ziller Valley Schlegeis ham

On my visit to the local butcher’s shop in Mayrhofen, “butcher Loisl” shares with me the secret of how he makes this glacier ham, as well as telling...

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My first time - RISE&FALL

No, I certainly won’t be part of the starting field – anyone who knows me will be laughing hard at the mere suggestion of this! However, some friends...

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Life on the Farm – A Busy Autumn

Autumn is traditionally one of the busiest times of year for our farmers. The cattle are brought down from the mountain pastures to the valley, ripe...

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"Klöpfel" carol singing at some of Mayrhofen's most beautiful spots

The tradition of "Klöpfel", or "Carol" singing is cherished to this day in the Zillertal Valley. Mayrhofen Men's Choir and the musicians of Mayrhofen...

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RISE&FALL: One of the best sporting events in the Ziller Valley

Spectators who know how to party; athletes to conquer the course; and the incredible landscapes of the Ziller Valley where this event takes place:...

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Spectacular Cattle Drive in Mayrhofen

The traditional Tyrolean cattle drive is celebrated in time-honoured style in the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach. On Saturday 1st October,...

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Rita & Andreas, the two voices from the Ziller Valley

The two passionate musicians tour throughout the country – 365 days a year. The successful duo from the Ziller Valley are popular with music fans,...

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Born and bred in the mountains of the Ziller Valley

In the vast adventure playground of the Zillertal Alps, amidst the beautiful mountain landscape, Selina grew up spending her summers with her family...

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Three of the most popular autumn hikes around Mayrhofen

As the idyllic summer in the Ziller Valley draws to an end, that’s when the best hiking season begins. Comfortable temperatures and the spectacular...

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Skiing in Autumn: Good times on the pistes of the Hintertux Glacier

Snow sports 365 days a year – in Austria, this is only possible in one location. Be it spring, summer, autumn or winter, the pistes of the Hintertux...

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News at RISE&FALL 2018!

New at RISE&FALL 2018: The Outdoor Guiding days take place in Mayrhofen from 14th to 16th December 2018.

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