Tag Archives: Oetztal

Feeling weightless in a Tyrolean spa

As days are getting shorter and work busier than ever, I think back on an all-too-brief stay at Aquadome, Tyrol’s biggest and most creatively designed spa.

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Hiking in Tyrol with Oetzi

Oetzi may have been hiking in these hills 5000 years ago. I did last summer. I had it much easier than he did, though. I took the cable car.

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The Covered Bridge of Soelden

Alpine skiing is one of very few sports I enjoy watching. If you do too, you will have noticed this season’s Ski World Cup has begun. As usual, the opening races take place in Soelden in Austria’s Oetztal Valley. Looking at the world’s fastest skiers tear down the slopes, I was reminded of how attractive […]

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Alpine indulgence at the Bergland

Ever wanted to take your nanny along on a luxury spa holiday in the Alps? A sheikh who frequently visits Sölden with his family does. And he likes for his nanny to be comfortable as well. So the newly refurbished Hotel Bergland custom designed a 212m² suite, comprising three bedrooms – one for mum and […]

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