Top 10 sites of Tyrol in summer

Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©House of Hall/Flick

Obviously, Tyrol has to offer more than ten tourist attractions, but there are places and activities that are unique in the heart of the Alps and guarantee you an unforgettable holiday in Tyrol. We present a list of priorities for those who wish to visit Austria and spend their days in the mountains of Tyrol.

The top 10 sites of Tirol in summer include the Area 47, the Hintertux Glacier, the Naturparc Tiroler Lech, the Kaunertaler Glacier, Innsbruck, the Silver Region Karwendel, The Swarovski Crisal Word, the Aqua Dome, the golf in Seefeld Olympiaregion and the Tyrol Mall.

Area 47 is a real adrenaline fuel station, because provides for any lover of extreme sports place to practice canyoning, rafting or climbing. Above is a “high ropes course” of 27 m height, a spectacular water slide, a tower for jumps into the water, and a “slackline”. An other beautiful site in Tirol is the Hintertux Glacier.

Natural gems

The Naturparc Tiroler Lech has one of the last wild rivers in Europe. In this area are numerous varieties of  protected plants and animals. Discover the power of nature during a walk or with bike. You can also ask for a guide specialized in this region.

In the kingdom of the mountain peaks, on the Kaunertaler Glacier visitors can take a walk through the glacier’s cracks. This way you can see how a glacier appeared. It is a great site to visit in summer.

The Kaunertaler Glacier in Tyrol ©Weisseespitze

The Kaunertaler Glacier in Tyrol ©Weisseespitze/Flick

Sightseeing

Go on a journey back in time and discover some of the most important cultural and artistic monuments in the Alps. The most important attractions of the region of Tyrol include the Schwaz silver mine (which is 800 meters deep in the mountain) and the mgnificent city of Tratzberg, which stays on a stone cliff.

The Swarovski Kristallwelten is a magical univers of stones and one of the most visited attractions of Austria. The 14 rooms contains crystal artworks made by international artists and there you will find the biggest Swarovski shop in the world.

Innsbruck is the provincial capital and has a brilliant historical downtown that dates back from the Middle Ages. You will find here monuments, museums, theaters and various galleries. Meanwhile, Innsbruck is one of the most modern cities in Austria, with contemporary architecture and a great offer for leisure. From this point of view you do not feel that you are in the mountains of Austria.

Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©House of Hall/Flick

Relaxation and Recreation

Aqua Dome is the only thermal bath in Tyrol, located in the heart of the Ötztal Mountain, guarantees relaxation at the highest level. Besides the healing thermal water, you can enjoy a recreational spa, beauty and wellness treatments. The spa also has a fitness room.

The 18 sites of the Seefeld-Wildmoos golf club belong to the Leading Golf Courses Austria and are included in the Top 100 golf courses in the world.

Shopping

The Tyrol Mall on the Maria-Theresien Straße in Innsbruck is the evidence of one hundred years of Austrian and Tyrolean trade. It was reopened in 2010 after an architectural transformation, and offers its visitors six floors for shopping. On an area of ​​33,000 m² you will find the national and international brands. It is surely one of the top 10 sites of Tyrol in summer.

The Tyrol Mall

The Tyrol Mall ©Oberau-Online/Flick

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