The Tyrol region in Austria is synonymous with breath-taking beauty and unrivalled outdoor adventures; the small town of Galtur is no different to the rest of the region’s exhilarating environs. Surrounded by the snow-capped spires of majestic mountains, Galtur offers a remarkable range of outdoor activities; according to the season, visitors can soar down snow covered slopes or hike amongst flower filled meadows in the afternoon sunshine. The village itself is a picture of perfection reminiscent of a Christmas card; snow topped spires point heavenwards and fires smloulder from within traditional wooden huts.
Those seeking an alternative adventure will delight in Galtur’s close proximity to Bernd Zangerl, a park brimming with colossal boulders of the most fascinating formations. Under the watchful eye of an incredibly experienced guide, adventures can climb over rugged rocks and colossal boulders in order to enjoy incredible views and a surging sense of adrenaline.
When the summer sun melts the heavy blanket of snow, Galtur transforms from a winter wonderland into a spring-time paradise; flowers fill the picturesque pastures and the clouds clear to reveal panoramic vistas of the Silvapark. Take the smooth and futuristic Cable Car to the mountains stunning summit or stroll upon one of the many hiking trails of offer.
Appease your Austrian appetite with a visit to Hotel Silbertaler, an elegant eatery that retains a great respect for the rustic charm of Tyrol’s culinary heritage. In the traditional Tyrolean kitchen, expert chefs prepare meals using locally sourced, seasonal produce designed to maximise the rich and robust flavours of perfect winter warmers. (Galtür 61a, 6563 Galtür, Austria)