When nature wakes up from hibernation
Breath in that spring air again after a long winter, by hiking, cycling or sunbathing.
The last spots of snow are melting away in the sun. The first green grass is emerging from the soil and colourful alpine flowers add a fresh splash of colour again to the mountain landscape. Spring is without a doubt one of the prettiest times to visit the Tyrolean Oberland.
Where skiers, winter hikers and long-distance walkers were still leaving behind traces in the snow not long ago, nature is now embracing warmer times and is brimming with fresh energy. Experience the newly awoken landscape in all its splendour and spend an unforgettable spring holiday in Tyrol!
Hiking in spring
When the birds begin to chirp and the sun gets stronger, you know it’s the perfect time to dust off your walking boots. Breathe in the mild mountain air again finally, fully relax on the sun terrace of a mountain hut - a fantastic feeling after the bracing winter temperatures!
More than 300 kilometres of marked hiking paths in the Tyrolean Oberland offer up the best opportunities to experience the freshly awoken nature close-up step by step.
Guided hikes in the Tyrolean Oberland
The best way to explore the prettiest spring spots in the Tyrolean Oberland is to go on a discovery tour with the qualified nature reserve guide Gisela. She takes visitors on a guided hike twice a week and shares her knowledge on medicinal herbs. Relax and recharge the batteries on this magnificient hike along the way!
The best type of relaxation: Find out more about guided hikes in the Tyrolean Oberland!
Top tips in spring: Pfunds Tschey
Purple and white crocuses as far as the eye can see – just one glimpse of this stunning sight of the Pfundser Tschey is enough to make you appreciate the true magic of the alpine spring. Situated about 400 metres above Pfunds, the high valley transforms into a blossoming natural spectacle every year which no hiking enthusiast should miss out on.
Discover Tyrol’s natural treasure and find out everything about the Pfundser Tschey …
Take the free hiking bus to your favourite route
Hikers in the Tyrolean Oberland benefit from a very special service: the practical hiking bus. The bus takes you quickly and conveniently to the starting points of numerous beautiful spring hikes free of charge!
The practical shuttle bus starts running as early as spring so you can start your first tour of the year hassle-free!
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Spring cycling tours
If you’d rather hop onto the saddle than put on your walking boots, you’ll find plenty of trails and cycle routes in the Tyrolean Oberland which are perfect for exploring in spring. Start the season with your mountain bike, dust the cobwebs off your road bike and tackle the long-distance cycle routes that the region has to offer! Or how about a relaxing spring tour on an e-bike? There are many stations in the Tyrolean Oberland where you can rent the latest models!
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Hit the target of holiday fun: Archery
Kick spring off to a good start with concentration and skill – particularly suited to archery. Have you ever tried to hit the target accurately with your bow drawn? No? Then that’s what you should try out for your next spring holiday! The best places to try out archery are at the 3D outdoor archery course in Pfunds/Tschingls or in the indoor range 3D-Bogenstadl.
Kaunertal Glacier Road
The contrast couldn’t be more fascinating particularly in spring: Make your way up from the budding green leaves and delicate blossoms of the valley into the permanent ice. The Kaunertal Glacier Road is a holiday highlight that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on! Experience the incredible views and bask in the spring sunshine on the Glacier restaurant’s sun terrace.
A must-do on every holiday list: Find out more about the Kaunertal Glacier Road…
The best trips out for your spring holiday
Spring time also means:it’s finally time to take a trip! Whether you’re interested in culture or history or you just want to have a fun day out with your family, the Tyrolean Oberland offer numerous possibilities for exciting day trips. How about a trip to the fortresses of Engadin or a bit of retail therapy in Innsbruck? Or perhaps you’re more inclined to take a leisurely stroll through the market in Meran? You can enjoy numerous attractions and sights nearby in the tri-country region. Whether it’s a family trip out or a romantic date for two, everyone can find their perfect getaway destination in the Tyrolean Oberland!
Want to know more? Find out about the best getaway destinations in the tri-country region!
You should spend spring in the Tyrolean Oberland if...
- … you like to experience the awakening of nature on a long hike.
- … you can’t wait to kick off the season in the Tyrolean Oberland with your mountain bike.
- … You’ve always wanted to take a spring trip up to see the permanent ice.
- … You’d like to see the blossoming crocuses in the Pfundser Tschey with your own eyes.