Mayrhofen is a resort packed with activities and places of interest, so much so you might just miss a few. There are many hidden gems that could be easily overlooked without some insider knowledge. Having spent my summer here these are my top five suggestions for things to see and do whilst on holiday in
Try as we may to hide from it, the signs are becoming obviously clear. The days are growing shorter, there’s a certain crispness to the air and the lush green that we’ve grown accustomed to is slowly turning to a brilliant rust orange. Autumn is arriving and close behind will be the start of winter.
When the summer reaches full swing, Mayrhofen comes alive with the sound of music, plenty of traditional, local brass bands, and the most delicious food from across the Zillertal valley. From festivals for bikers, and celebrations for firemen, to simple street parties to get the locals together, there has been a lot to enjoy this
We’ve had a very good start to the season here in St Christoph with some great skiing conditions and time on the slopes. The colder weather has started to kick in with some snowfall last week and more predicted in the coming week, meaning the ski area has some excellent snow on it. And then
Our team arrived in Lech and Zürs at the beginning of December and it was the first time in the area for all of us. We had a range of experiences in our team – there was the ‘ancient’ seasonaire on their fifth season, we had the experienced skier but first time representative, and even
Become a modern day smuggler in Ischgl this winter… Ischgl in Austria shares its mountain range with the neighbouring Swiss town of Samnaun – so it isn’t surprising to discover that this very spot used to be a popular smuggler’s region. During times of shortage, routes across the mountains were used by both
It’s the New Year and along with the standard fresh start you can also expect fresh snow. The weather websites are unanimous. Everywhere we look right now snow is either falling or it is forecast to fall, and in large quantities too – we’re very excited! It has been lightly snowing in Switzerland and Austria
The Christmas season begins in Austria on a Sunday four weeks before Christmas Eve when decorated wreaths with four candles are placed in peoples’ homes. Each Sunday leading up to Christmas Eve a candle is lit. Many towns and villages have advent celebrations during this time and in the historical setting of Austrias’ smallest town,