Travel guide Innervillgraten
Idyllic Mountain Village
Do you dream of a vacation in the mountains of East Tyrol? Make your dream come true and rent a holiday home or apartment from a private owner in the beautiful mountain village of Innervillgraten. The municipality is located in the Tyrolean district of Lienz
in Austria. Innervillgraten is situated in the inner part of the Villgraten valley, which branches off from the Pustertal. On the Drautalstraße B 100, you can reach it from South Tyrol in the west or from Lienz in the east, to the village of Heinfels, and then it is on the state road 273 towards accommodation in the Villgraten valley. The nearest train station is located twelve kilometers away in Sillian.
Beneficial Tyrolean Air
A vacation in a holiday home or apartment in Tyrol
is associated with wonderful and beneficial climatic conditions. Therefore, a holiday with a dog in Innervillgraten
is also recommended. Temperature fluctuations are usually quite significant in both summer and winter. Tyrol is located in the temperate climate zone and at the border between Atlantic, continental, and Mediterranean climates. Summers can be humid, winters snowy, and autumns dry. Innervillgraten is situated 1,373 meters above sea level. The average annual temperature is 4.5 degrees Celsius. The annual precipitation is 901 mm.
Down-to-Earth Cuisine with an Award-Winning Restaurant
Typical for the East Tyrolean cuisine in Austria are bacon, Schlipfkrapfen, Tyrolean Gröstl, Blattlstock, East Tyrolean Kiachln, Käsespätzle, or Gerstlsuppe. A well-known specialty is the Kaiserschmarrn. A typical East Tyrolean schnapps is the Pregler. Generally, the cuisine in East Tyrol
is considered quality-conscious, down-to-earth, unspoiled, and authentic, which is reflected in numerous guesthouses. Affordable yet good and traditional cuisine can be found in Innervillgraten at Alfonsstüberl and Gasthaus Raiffeisen. Gannerhof is a 2-hat restaurant that has been awarded the "Trophée Gourmet A la Carte 2017" in the category "Austrian Cuisine." You can eat well and affordably at the Unterstalleralm in the "Jausenstation Unterstalleralm" and at the "Badl-Alm" guesthouse in the hamlet of Kalkstein. Rent a holiday home or apartment from a private owner and explore Innervillgraten and the region on a culinary level during your vacation!
To the Country's Highest Mountain Lake
There are numerous beautiful and family-friendly routes for hikers and mountaineers. One of these routes takes you to the alpine village of Oberstalleralm. The routes to Kamelisenalm or Schwarzsee, the highest mountain lake in all of Austria
at 2,455 meters above sea level, are also popular. Along the way, you will find quaint and traditional farms. A stop at the viewing platform at the Klappbach waterfall is recommended. Or head to the Sillian Hochpustertal Ski Center, which offers 22.4 km of well-groomed slopes for skiers and snowboarders. Children up to six years old even ride for free. Another highlight is the mountain panorama trail Herz-Ass Villgratental around the Villgrater mountains. Rent a holiday home or apartment for your vacation and dive into pure pleasure!
A Hot Spot for Cross-Country Skiers
A popular destination during a vacation in a holiday home or apartment is the village of Kalkstein with the Maria Schnee pilgrimage church from 1660. A top tip is also a cross-border hike on the old smuggler paths towards Gsies. In summer, you can explore the idyllic landscapes of the Villgraten Valley with an e-bike or mountain bike. Or visit the Wegelate Säge, the only Venetian gate still operated with water. Over 400 km of cross-country ski trails offer the best skiing enjoyment for cross-country skiers. Obertilliach is one of the hot spots of the cross-country ski scene. The trails are reliably covered with snow from mid-November. Throughout East Tyrol, fantastic ski tours are available, e.g., in Hohe Tauern National Park, in the Lienz Dolomites, in the rustic alpine valleys in the Villgraten Valley, or in the glacier landscape in the north of East Tyrol. Use the ski excursion to explore the unique nature in this magnificent idyll. Innervillgraten and the surrounding area in East Tyrol also have the best bike paths and routes for your vacation. Hop on a bike and explore the region by yourself!