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The most beautiful places in Tyrol
Inserted: 08.09.2022
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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In Tyrol, you will find four of the five highest mountain ranges in Austria – the Ötztal, Zillertal, Stubai and Lechtaler Alps, so it is no wonder that there are many beautiful places here – beautiful mountains, glaciers and waterfalls. You will also find interesting monuments in Innsbruck and Kufstein here. Let's take a look at the beautiful places in Tyrol that are definitely worth a visit.

1.
Similaun

Mythical mountain

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| Altitude: 3 606 m / 11 831 ft

Similaun (3 606 m asl) /sometimes also referred to as 3 599 m asl/ belongs among the highest and most popular… continue reading

2.
Finstaler lake

The most beautiful dam in Austria

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| Altitude: 2 330 m / 7 644 ft

Lake Finstertaler is a typical mountain dam with a small hydroelectric power plant. However, it is… continue reading

3.
Zillertal valley

The center of the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 560 m / 1 837 ft

The beautiful Zillertal Valley is the heart of the Zillertal Alps. The mighty Ziller River itself flows about… continue reading

4.
Achensee Lake

The most beautiful lake in Karwendel

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| Altitude: 929 m / 3 048 ft

The picturesque Achensee lake is surrounded by the mountain backdrop of the Karwendel and Rofan mountains. It… continue reading

5.
Grawa waterfall

The most beautiful waterfall in Tyrol

Altitude: 1 608 m / 5 276 ft

The Grawa waterfall is considered the most beautiful waterfall in all of Tyrol. At the same time, it is also… continue reading

6.
Kufstein Fortress

The most important castle above the river Inn

Altitude: 516 m / 1 693 ft

With an overview of the most important monument of Kufstein is the local fortress – one of the most important… continue reading

7.
Stuibenfall waterfall

The largest waterfall in Tyrol

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| Altitude: 1 410 m / 4 626 ft

The Stuibenfall Waterfall, thanks to its height of 159 meters, is the largest waterfall in Tyrol. It consists… continue reading

8.
Zuckerhütl (3,507m)

The highest mountain of the Stubai Alps

Altitude: 3 507 m / 11 506 ft

Zuckerhütl (3,507m) is not only the highest mountain in the Stubai Alps, but also one of the most beautiful.… continue reading

9.
Olperer (3476m)

The third highest mountain in the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 3 476 m / 11 404 ft

Thanks to its top pyramid, Olperer (3,476 m) belongs to the iconic mountains in the Zillertal Alps. It is… continue reading

10.
Wildspitze

The highest mountain in Tyrol

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| Altitude: 3 774 m / 12 382 ft

Wildspitze (3 774 m asl) is the second highest mountain in Austria and the highest in Tyrol. Its… continue reading

11.
Scaffolding

The most beautiful dam in the Zillertal

Altitude: 1 687 m / 5 535 ft

From Mayrhofen, a bus takes us along a mountain road to the dam of the Schlegeisspeicher reservoir. The hour… continue reading

12.
Viewpoint TOP of Tyrol (3,210m)

A view of more than a hundred alpine peaks

Altitude: 3 210 m / 10 531 ft

The TOP of Tyrol viewpoint is one of the most visited places in the entire Stubai Alps. It is also one of the… continue reading

13.
Hochfeiler

The highest mountain in Austria for hikers

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| Altitude: 3 510 m / 11 516 ft

The Hochfeiler (3,510m above sea level), is located on the border between Italy and Austria. It is the… continue reading

14.
Kreuzjoch (2105 m)

View of the Stubai Dolomites

Altitude: 2 105 m / 6 906 ft

Kreuzjoch (2105 m) is a mountain pass that became popular mainly thanks to the Kreuzjochbahn cable car that… continue reading

15.
Lake Gepatsch Stausee

The largest dam in the Ötztal Alps

Altitude: 1 772 m / 5 814 ft

Lake Gepatsch Stausee is by far the largest body of water not only in the Kaunertal valley, but also in the… continue reading

16.
Kreuzspitze

High tourist outlook

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| Altitude: 3 455 m / 11 335 ft

Kreuzspitze (3 455 m asl) belongs among the most popular mountain destinations in Ötztal Alps thanks to its… continue reading

17.
Hintertuxer Ferner Glacier

The most visited glacier in Austria

Altitude: 3 003 m / 9 852 ft

Hintertux is the last settlement in the Tuxertal valley. It is one of the most famous ski resorts in Austria.… continue reading

18.
Schrankogel

The second highest mountain of the Stubai Alps

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| Altitude: 3 497 m / 11 473 ft

Schrankogel (3,497 m asl), reaching almost three and a half thousand meters above sea level, is the second… continue reading

19.
Rifflesee Lake

The most beautiful lake in Pitztal

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| Altitude: 2 234 m / 7 329 ft

Rifflesee (2 234m asl) is the largest and most renowned lake in the Pitztal. Thanks to the fact that the… continue reading

20.
Zillertal Höhenstraße

The most famous mountain road in the Zillertal Alps

Altitude: 1 936 m / 6 352 ft

Zillertaler Höhenstraße is a narrow and steep road built on the west side of the valley – basically high… continue reading

21.
Panoramasee

The lake under the Kalkkögel massif

Altitude: 1 574 m / 5 164 ft

Beneath the dramatic Kalkkögel ridge, you'll find the picturesque Panoramasee lake, from which you can see… continue reading

22.
Kaunertal Glacier Road

Road leading to the glacier

Altitude: 2 743 m / 8 999 ft

Kaunertal Gletscherstraße is one of the highest roads in the Alps leading up to a height of 2,750 meters. It… continue reading

23.
Ötztaler Gletscherstraße

The highest asphalt road in Austria

Highest altitude asphalt road in Austria leads from Pitze (1420 m asl) (first village above Sölden) up for… continue reading

24.
Kühtai Pass

The famous pass in the Stubai Alps

Altitude: 2 017 m / 6 617 ft

The Kühtai Pass (2,017 m above sea level) can be found in the north of the Stubai Alps. It is not only a well… continue reading

25.
Gepatschferner Glacier

The second largest glacier in Austria

Altitude: 2 954 m / 9 692 ft

The end of the Kaunertal valley is filled by the mighty Gepatschferner Glacier, which is the second largest… continue reading

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