Travel guide Lienz
How do I get to my holiday paradise in Lienz?
By car, you can reach your private holiday apartment, cabin, or house at an affordable price in Lienz from Munich in about 2.5 hours. From Kufstein
, follow the signs for "Felbertauernstraße" in the direction of East Tyrol. Of course, you can also arrive by train. Most connections go via the train station in Kitzbühel. From here, you have the option to continue by bus to your accommodation. The nearest airports are located in Innsbruck (200 km), Klagenfurt
(150 km), Salzburg (200 km), and Munich (250 km). Book a cozy holiday accommodation, for example in Gaimberg or Iselsberg-Stronach, according to your personal wishes and explore the region and the ski area. Spend an unforgettable, relaxing holiday according to your personal wishes in the Tyrol region and the Hohe Tauern National Park!
The most sunshine hours in Austria
Your object or holiday apartment, cabin, or house in Lienz is located in beautiful East Tyrol, the federal state with the most sunshine hours and the fewest rainy days per year. Thanks to its protected location south of the main Alpine ridge, you can expect a pleasant climate. In high summer, it can get quite hot. Therefore, you should not forget sun protection during a hike. The golden autumn is a fascinating season in East Tyrol
. The enchanting landscape and colorful leaves make excursions and hikes a wonderful experience. In November, there may be some uncomfortable days - the perfect time for a retreat to the wellness oasis. By December at the latest, winter covers the valleys and mountains with a delicate white, and the ski holiday in Lienz
can begin. Many slopes in the ski area open as early as the beginning of December, and temperatures drop significantly below zero at night. After a long winter, Lienz comes to life in April. The meadows shine in a delicate green and are dotted with crocuses.
What does East Tyrol taste like?
During your holiday in an affordable holiday accommodation or a holiday apartment or in a private, cozy holiday home in Lienz or the neighboring village Innervillgarten
, you can enjoy the delicious East Tyrolean cuisine. The range of regional dishes is impressive. You should not miss a hearty, savory snack. This consists of a dark East Tyrolean farmer's bread, a house sausage, and a decent piece of bacon. You should also not miss the delicious Schlipfkrapfen, which are mainly eaten at lunchtime. Add a shot of schnapps, and the culinary pleasure is perfect. The majority of the dishes offered come from local agriculture.
In East Tyrol
, not only the highest peaks line up, but many excellent chefs have also found their home here. In the twelve Gault Millau-awarded restaurants, you will experience true culinary delights. Of course, the holiday apartments and houses in Lienz are equipped with a kitchen, so you can also take care of yourself very well.
Lienz: The Pearl of the Dolomites
Where the Isel flows into the Drau and the Dolomites
open up a wide valley basin, lies the social, economic, and cultural center of East Tyrol: Lienz. The district capital is so spoiled by the sun that you can expect an almost Mediterranean flair with palm trees in the streets. Lienz is bursting with cultural offerings and sights. Above the Isel, the approximately 750-year-old Bruck Castle towers, which today is an exhibition venue and houses a museum. The picturesque old town with the Antoniuskirchl, the Liebburg, and the Franciscan monastery invites you to linger and stroll. In the small streets, there are numerous craft businesses, boutiques, shops, restaurants, and small cafes. Various events, such as the street theater festival in summer and the magical Christmas market in December, bring life to the streets. The Johannesplatz with the imposing Mariensäule is also inviting.
You can easily reach the popular winter sports areas in Tyrol, Zettersfeld and Hochstein, from your holiday apartment or house at an affordable price by cable car. A fun park and a total of 40 km of slopes ensure unadulterated pleasure, and you and your children can toboggan on numerous natural toboggan runs, while well-prepared trails are available for cross-country skiing. A highlight is the 2.7 km long all-year toboggan run on Hochstein.
But even in summer, a private holiday apartment, cabin, and house in Lienz in Tyrol are very suitable for a varied holiday with a dog or pet in East Tyrol
. The Dolomites are ideal for mountain biking and climbing. Other popular activities in the summer months include paragliding, rafting, and tennis. Furthermore, Lienz is a pioneer in Nordic sports: Nordic blading and Nordic walking can be practiced here, as well as Nordic snowshoeing and Nordic skiing in winter. Also, take a trip to the Roman city of Aguntum, the approximately 770-year-old Tammerburg, or hike through the Hohe Tauern National Park. Between earth and sky lies the Faschingalm (1,662 m) on the hiking and ski paradise Zettersfeld, with a breathtaking view of the Lienz Dolomites and the peaks of the Schobergruppe. Enjoy the wonderful view! Rent a cozy object or holiday accommodation or a cabin, for example in Gaimberg or Iselsberg-Stronach, according to your personal wishes in the ski area and spend unforgettable holidays with your loved ones in the region.