Mountain activities in Pertisau

There are two cable cars open to visitors in Achensee, providing easy access to the many activities possible in the surrounding mountains. In Maurach, a village 5km east of Pertisau, the Rofanseilbahn climbs to just under 1000m. While directly in Pertisau, the Karwendel Bergbahn takes visitors to the amazing Karwendel Nature park. Once you reach

Walking in Mayrhofen

It is little over a month since we began our summer in Mayrhofen. In this time, our walking program has been growing and growing. And our guests love the full week of exciting excursions and events we provide. I have learnt so much about the area since I started here. Now we know the names

Innsbruck: a modern city full of history

The majestic city of Innsbruck, nestled amongst the Tyrolean Alps, is one of the most fascinating cities in Austria. Innsbruck is a historic yet dynamic city, home to a thriving cultural scene with incredible museums and art galleries, as well as festivals and sporting events. At over 800 years old, Innsbruck’s old town is full

A personal view of Mayrhofen in the summer

So my summer adventure has started. After enjoying an amazing winter in Mayrhofen, with snow-covered mountains and skiing daily, I was keen to see what summer could offer. I have not been disappointed! Arriving back in Mayrhofen I automatically felt at home. This little town really is beautiful year-round. Since the snow has melted, I

Getting to know Seefeld

This summer we have a totally new Inghams team in Seefeld: Hannah, Annmarie, Jack and myself (Nick). As experienced reps but new to this town, this was a unique opportunity for us to experience the resort as our guests: overwhelmed by the wonders of the local area. We weren’t disappointed with our first glimpses of

Walking in Pertisau in the Austrian Tyrol

As you arrive into Pertisau the first thing to catch your eye is the mesmerising colour of Lake Achensee. Shifting from aquamarine to a deep sapphire, the water is incredibly enticing. Since my arrival, I have explored the surrounding area as much as I could. There are over 500km of marked hiking trails in the

Welcome to St Wolfgang

This delightful resort in the heart of Austria’s lake district, is only just over an hour from Salzburg airport, and surrounded by stunning scenery. The lake district is home to 76 lakes, and Lake Wolfgang is the fourth largest, at 13km long and 27km round. The village slowly grew around the church founded here in

Obergurgl – The Diamond in the Alps and the Ötztal valley

The Ötztal Valley Many of the most famous Austrian Ski resorts can be found in the valley of Ötztal, though the name itself may mean very little if nothing at all by itself! The Ötztal is a side valley of the Inntal, which is the main valley in the Tyrol district. The southern end of