Category: Destinations

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Hiking in Austria: Exploring Gratlspitz’s Majesty via Holzalm Path

Today, I wish to share with you the tale of a journey to one of the most splendid summits nestled within the valleys of Wildschönau and Alpbach – the Gratlspitz. Its twin-peaked crown beckons with an enchanting allure. To reach the Gratlspitz summit, there are several routes, stemming from Alpbach or Wildschönau. Today, I shall recount the path that commences from the village of Thierbach, nestled in the Charming Wildschönau valley. Thierbach itself merits an account. Resting at an elevation of 1153 meters, it stands as Tyrol’s loftiest inhabited settlement. Amidst resplendent peaks and expansive alpine meadows, it imparts a...

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Exploring the Enchanting Kundl Gorge

Hey there, fellow adventurers! I’ve just returned from a morning hike through the awe-inspiring Kundl Gorge in beautiful Tirol, Austria, and I couldn’t wait to share my experience with all of you. Brace yourselves for a virtual journey through this natural wonderland! Start of the Trail The trail begins in the picturesque alpine village of Mühlthal, nestled in the breathtaking valley of Wildschönau. The initial part of the hike follows a pleasant paved road, offering a comfortable start to the adventure. For those seeking to shorten their journey, a lovely Bummelzug (Wonder Train) is available to transport you to the...

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Skiing The Milky Way

Just came back from a ski week in Sestriere with my family, including my 15-month-old son, and it was a fantastic experience.
I have a very special relationship with this place. I did one of my first seasons in Montgenevre, a French resort just across the border from Sestriere and part of the same skiing area – Vialattea (the Milky Way). It means I know the place inside out.