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Colors of Tirol - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Pezid Apartments Sommer Interesting culinary traditions represent a vast part of the local culture; Tirol never ceases to attract fans of gastronomic tourism. For many centuries, is has been producing a magnificent cheese, some varieties of which are considered a real delicacy. Erlebnis Sennerei Zillertal dairy is considered a unique historical object; it has been operating for more than one hundred years. Now it is converted into an interesting museum.
Tirol can be visited at any time of year. Winter alpine landscapes attract fans of skiing; in warmer months there are lots of excursion fans and ecotourists here. The region offers excellent … Open
Curious tourists will be interested in walking along the glass-enclosed gallery and watch skilled cheese-makers involved in cooking precious delicacies. There is also a great tasting room, where you can taste a variety of cheeses, and then buy your favorite in the local store. It’s recommended to taste cheese with a good glass of Austrian wine, but locals prefer other national drink - schnapps.
It is also an important symbol of the region; there are dozens of small factories in Tirol that produce schnapps. It is made of various fruits; pear, apple and plum schnapps are the most common. Owners of local distilleries willingly welcome travelers and arrange interesting excursions for them, which are also sure to include tasting of drinks. The common souvenir for foreign visitors is Meisterwurz schnapps flavoured with medicinal herbs and pine nuts. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. You can comfortably travel through the region not only by rail, but also by bus. Tram running along very scenic places is available to visitors of Innsbruck. 2. Given that the local … Open
The region is famous not only due to its culinary traditions; it would be interesting to visit Tirol during colorful national holidays. Every year, Osterfestival Tirol is held in Innsbruck; it is considered one of the most cheerful and interesting national celebrations. The festival always includes a lot of interesting cultural events devoted to various religions, so the rest would be interesting and informative too.
It’s impossible to imagine any national holiday without performances of musical groups. Tyrolean music is very catchy and fun; it won’t leave you indifferent. In addition to bottles of flavored schnapps, travelers often bring CDs with folk music to enjoy the unique atmosphere of Tirol in their home country.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Tirol
♥   Herz-Jesu-Basilika, Hall in Tirol, 7.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika St. Michael, Absam, 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Sankt Jakob, Innsbruck, 15.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariathal, Kramsach, 29.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika of St. Benedikt, Benediktbeuern, 52.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Abtei Neustift, Varna (Vahrn), 56.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Mariä Himmelfahrt und St. Kassian, Bressanone (Brixen), 60 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Tirol
♥   Castle 'Ambras Palace' , 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Freundsberg' , 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tratzberg Castle' , 18 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Kropfsberg' , 25.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Lichtenwerth' , 26.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'King’s House on Schachen Bavaria' , 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Reifenstein Castle' Freienfeld, 43.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Austria

During its thousand-year history, Austria has been a part of various empires. It has developed as an independent and strong state. This led to the fact that the Austrians managed to maintain their own traditions. At the same time, it absorbed a lot from other European cultures. The Austrian society, for a long time, was distinguished by a clear hierarchy and division into social classes. However, by the end of the 20th century, the middle class was noticeably stronger and stronger, so such differences became less noticeable. There is an aristocracy consisting of rich and famous families, whose history goes far into the past. However, the country is rightfully considered one of the most liberal in the whole of Europe. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Tirol

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Tirol. Learn the best periods to visit Tirol to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Tirol.
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