Visit Tyrol

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The Tyrol of Austria is a stunning alpine region where visitors come to explore its majestic mountains, lush valleys, and enchanting lakes. With the highest mountain peaks in Austria and Germany, the Tyrol offers year-round outdoor recreation such as skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, fishing and more. It is also home to world-famous ski resorts like St. Anton am Arlberg and Kitzbuhel.

For a cultural experience that goes beyond outdoor activities, visitors can visit Innsbruck's historic city center or tour the nearby castles of Ehrenberg or Schloss Ambras. Additionally, there are several museums and galleries featuring art from medieval times up until modern day including The Tyrolean State Museum in Innsbruck which was founded by Emperor Maximilian I in 1590.

One special historical fact about the Tyrol is that it was historically part of both Italy and Austria but was annexed from Italy during World War I in 1918 when it became part of Austria once again. Today it remains one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations for its picturesque landscapes and abundance of activities for all ages!