East Tyrol is a region rich in sunlight and mountains.
The magnificient view of the Alps meeting the Dolomites calms the nerves, while the breathtaking mountain peaks and tracks provide a lot of opportunities for active recreation both winter and summertime.
The region is a must see for nature lovers and for those who are fans of Alpine lifestyle and ambience.
East Tyrol abounds in natural wonders: glaciers, waterfalls, gorges, lakes, fast mountain streams and 241 peaks over three thousand meters. There are plenty of opportunities for active recreation. The River Isel is an excellent rafting site, and East Tirol is also a great hub of hiking, rock climbing, cycling or paragliding.
The region’s capital is Lienz, a calm and quiet town with a special atmosphere. The old town is the ideal place for either taking a cup of coffee in the sunshine or for wandering and shopping around.