Tyrol is a federal state in western Austria. The stunning Tyrol region is divided into two parts by a 20-kilometer-wide strip, known as the Alpine Divide. The larger area of the state is called North Tyrol and the smaller area South-East Tyrol.
The surprising feature of the Tyrol area is the perfect mix of urban sophistication and spectacular Alpine playground, providing the best of both worlds! Tyrol is also well-known as “The Land in the Mountains”, attracting many travelers from around the world annually, especially due to its stunning scenic beauty. The picturesque valleys and spectacular glaciers combine to making Tyrol a truly unique destination.
Tyrol, your Vacation in the Heart of the Alps
Skiing enthusiasts? Tyrol is able to offer you more than your heart could ever desire! This venue is a genuine paradise for skiers and snowboarders, with its 80 ski resorts and approximately 3 000 km of slopes, suitable for both beginners and pros. It is also ideal for families, with its vast range, from small resorts to SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser in Brixental, Austria’s largest winter sports region. If this is the first time you've had skis on your feet, it's no problem - Tyrol boasts a choice of 300 ski schools!
Hintertuxer Gletscher ski resort is considered the best of the top 10 ski resorts in Tyrol. The Hintertux Glacier is Austria’s only year-round ski resort, offeringsnow guarantee for 365 days of the year and a fascinating experience of Nature at altitudes of up to 3 250 meters. It comprises 60 piste kilometers of all levels of difficulty. Open from October to May.
If you think that Tyrol is the ideal location for your next dream vacation, we will assist you in finding the best accommodation according to your preferences and requirements!
Where to Go in the Tyrol Region
Sankt Johann in Tirol
This charming town is a real “vacation oasis” surrounded by unspoilt Nature. Despite the small size of this traditional town, a wide range of activities can be enjoyed. Discover everything about Sankt Johann in Tirol!
Skiing in Kitzbüheler Horn Ski
Kitzbüheler Horn Ski in St. Johann is the main ski resort of this area. It comprises 43 kilometers of pistes, 17 cable cars and lifts, practice lifts free of charge and a public ski terrain for children! Snow is guaranteed on the 38 km which can be covered by artificial snow. The highest peak, The Harschbichl, at an altitude of 1 604 meters, is the starting point of many pistes, accessible by cable car from three sides.
You will surely love the Advent Market in Maria-Schiffer Square which is open during the Christmas period. Here, handmade items, drinks, snacks, art and craft, Christmas decorations, sweets and all the typical Austrian traditional products are on sale.
Shopping in Sankt Johann in Tirol
If you would like to spend some time shopping on your vacation, the town's main streets await you! Wagrain Road, Hans-Kappacher Street and Färber Alley represent the main shopping district of Sankt Johann: this is where the small town really comes alive. Numerous boutiques inspired by the love of history and the respect for tradition are stocked with amazing niche products.
What else to do in the city
Sankt Johann has much to offer visitors during the warm months of the year. This includes an incredible wide range of activities, from those more dynamic such as walking, hiking, mountain biking and cycling, to pleasant walks along well-maintained and signed pathways, and more relaxing sport like golf and swimming. This stunning location boasts several mountain streams with crystal clear waters and also a beautiful lake, called "Schlosshof". Relax in this small holiday paradise!
Moreover, you will have the chance of spending quality time with your family at Ghost Mountain, an adventure fun park in scenic natural surroundings at an altitude of 1 767 meters. Park entrance is free — your kids will love it!
"Live on Riviera" offers you a comprehensive selection of cozy chalets, cottages, holiday houses and apartments in the most beautiful and characteristic towns of the Tyrol region. This accommodation is tailor-made for you, with the goal of pleasing all types of people with their various requirements. Discover your accommodation with us for your next vacation in the Austrian Alps.