The summer in Osttirol
There, where you find the highest mountains in Austria, and the sun makes the people feel good, lies one of the most wonderful natural and cultural landscapes of the Alps. If you long for a fantastic mountain enviroment, then Osttirol is the insiders tip for your next summer holiday.
200 mountain huts and walking routes from more that 100 km await you. Modern Lift systems operate also in the summer, to ease the climb. The National park Hohe Tauern with its green slopes, powerful rock and eternal glaciers is considered an Eldorado to mountain climbers.
For the golfers there is a new golf course at the foot of the Dolomites with a beautiful view of the mountains. As a founder hotel we offer you attractive golfing packages.
Bike riding in Osttirrol - an unbeleivable experience. Over 1000 km of cycle paths and mountain bike routes of varying difficulty, a fantastic mountain world, a healthy natural landscape, the sunny weather on the south side of the Alps... What more can you ask for? Whether you ride the Draurad path that crosses Osttirol, or along the Isel, every biker will find what the are looking for.
A new project for this summer id is the Osttirol card "MOUNTAIN WATER CULTURE NATURE" all inclusive. It permits free entrance to, beside the mountain railways and swimming pools in in Osttirol, the Albin-Egger-Lienz exhibition, the game park Assling and much more. On a daily basis you can sample the services offered by many different facilities. The Osttirol card is available from all Osttirol tourist offices.
Year-round Alpine coaster
On the Hochstein, with its unique valley ski run that drops all the way down into the town of Lienz itself, not only can you ski like a world champion, you can also sled like one as well! With a sensational length of 2.7 km, you can safely slide on rails – summer or winter – from the Moosalm, through the forest and into the town. Experience Lienz in a very different way, with views that were never before possible, including the sight of Schloss Bruck and the breathtaking perspective of Lienz itself. If you are in the mood for an adrenaline rush, you will definitely be able to find it in the spectacular loops, waves and curves. But of course, if you prefer a more laid-back experience, you can quietly glide across the Hochstein and savor the joys of this unique adventure to the full!
Osttirol is a vacation oasis with intact nature and cordial hospitality. It is not subjected to the mass tourism seen in other places, and is the perfect area for people to relax, and recharge their batteries. Osttirol simply offers more: it enchants with its wonderful landscape, its hospitality, the attractive week offers for families and its many sport and recreational repossibilities.
The winter in Osttirol
Of course, there is also plenty of apres ski life:
Restaurants, bars, cafes and discotheques guarantee an exceptional atmosphere. A real Osttriol evening will help you to feel and understand what we mean by Osttiroler friendliness.
Are you looking for an unforgetable experience away from the ski runs? In the Osttirol mountains you can experience sun, a lot of snow and longed for freedom. Picturesque, wonderful tours under the walls of the Dolomites, on the main ridge of the alps or even directly around the Großglockner can be enjoyed by beginners, those who are experienced and extreme tour goers. On the next pages we give you 6 suggestions for tours.
Skiing in Osttirol
The ski areas on the south side of the main alp ridge have not only the advantage of being sure of snow, they are also in Osttirol, which is the sunny side of the alps, and even the sunniest area of Austria.
But that's not all. With the Top Ski Pass East Tyrol you can use 350 km of prepared ski runs in this wonderful alpine landscape. There are also 93 lifts for your use. The East Tyrolean lifts are listed below. For sun, snow and unlimited skiing pleasure, get a ticket to the ski paradise of Osttirol and Carinthia.