The Tyrolean Oberland with the villages Ried, Prutz, Pfunds, Spiss and Tösens is an ideal starting point for wonderful alpine tours due to its central location in the border triangle Austria-Switzerland-Italy. Well over 30 pass roads are within easy reach and can be reached by day trips.
Everything you need to know about Carinthia at a glance
The Tiroler Oberland lies in the southwest of Austria in the area of the districts Imst and Landeck. In the south it borders Switzerland and Italy.
The best time to travel is from April to October.
The maximum speed is 50 km/h in urban areas, 100 km/h outside urban areas and 130 km/h on motorways.
A vignette is mandatory on highways and motorways. They are available at Austrian motorway service stations and at petrol stations close to the border in neighbouring countries. The ten-day vignette costs 5.30 euros for motorcycles, 13.40 euros for two months and an annual vignette costs 35,50 euros.
The blood-alcohol limit is 0.5, and fines of 300 euros or more are to be expected. From 0.8 per mill alcohol content in the blood, it costs at least 800 euros and there is a risk of a driver's license being revoked.
Warning vests are not mandatory for motorcyclists, but a first aid kit must be carried.
The helmet must comply with ECE standard 22-05.
Emergency number: 112
• Kaunertaler Gletscherstraße / Glacier Road
• Silvretta-Hochalpenstraße / High Alpine Road
• Stilfser Joch
• duty free zone Samnaun
• medieval Glurn
• Tower in Reschensee
• Nature park house and viewing platform Piller
• Benni-Raisch Brücke
and much more
Tyrolean cuisine is hearty. Typical dishes are
• Bacon dumplings (the classic dumplings, usually served in soup)
• Kaspressknödel (baked dumplings with mountain cheese)
• Gröstl (pan with pieces of meat, potatoes, onions, fried egg - formerly a "leftover food")
• Brettljause (cold platter with cheese, bacon, hard sausage, horseradish, lard, farmhouse bread)
• Kasspatzn (noodles with cheese)
• Schlupfkrapfen (dumplings with potato filling)
• Apflradl (apple slices baked in a dough coat)
• regional fruit brandies, noble brandies and herbal liqueurs
and much more
TF Hotels in Carinthia
Laudersbach’s Landhotel und Gasthof
Großglockner, Nockalm, Sölkpass & Co. send their regards! Laudersbach's Landhotel is sunny and at the same time centrally located on the...zum Hotel
The whole Meißnitzer family likes to ride their own motorbikes and knows all about the needs of motorcyclists. Guided day tours on selected...zum Hotel
The Bärenwirt and Chalet Großglockner warmly welcomes motorcyclists. Located directly at the beginning of the Grossglockner High Alpine Road,...zum Hotel
Hotel & Apartment Sonnblick
Surrounded by extensive meadows and forests, with a fascinating view of the mountains, the Aparthotel Sonnblick in the center of Kaprun offers...zum Hotel
Vötter’s Hotel in Kaprun
Helmuth Vötter, a man with petrol in his blood and the boss of the house, is master of uncounted horsepower in the form of 200 oldtimers from...zum Hotel
Mountains, valleys and lakes, intact nature, crystal clear air - the Pension Anja in Kleinarl in the Salzburger Land and on the edge of the...zum Hotel
Eva-Marie GmbH & Co. KG, Ski- & Motorradhotel
A welcome change for Stefan Vitzthum, host of the Ski- & Motorradhotel Eva-Marie in Lofer, are his weekly guided tours with his guests. The...zum Hotel
The family-run hotel on the sunny side of the Glemmtal is a must for every passionate motorcyclist. Only 20 km from the Grossglockner High...zum Hotel
Grizzly Sport & Motorrad Resort
Bike adventures, serpentine paradise and touring fun between the Austrian Alps and the beautiful lakes of the Salzburg region and Carinthia,...zum Hotel
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