Facts and figures about summer in Tirol

Last updated on 21.07.2021

How many visitors come to Tirol each summer? How many kilometres of walking paths and mountain bike trails are there? How many natural springs can be found in the mountains of Tirol? How large are Tirol’s nature parks? Here are some interesting facts and figures about Tirol in summer.

20.600.000 overnight stays in Tirol last summer (2021).

5.000.000 guests enjoyed a holdiay in Tirol in 2021.

574 mountains over 3,000 metres can be found in Tirol. The Großglockner (3,798 metres) and the Wildspitze (3,768 metres) are the highest peaks in Tirol.

~24,000 kilometres of walking and hiking trails in Tirol maintained by the Austrian Alpine Club. For a bit of perspective, it is 6,500 kilometres from Innsbruck to New York.

24 stages and 320 kilometres in North Tirol, 9 stages and 93 kilometres in East Tirol make the Eagle Walk the region’s most famous long-distance hiking trail.

~170 mountain huts run by the Austrian Alpine Club plus many more huts and mountain restaurants welcome hikers and visitors.

2,100 meadows covering 1,200 square kilometres are used to graze cattle in summer, preserving the region’s unique landscape and forming the basis for its delicious regional specialties.

~700 fully qualified mountain guides and 2,000 fully qualified hiking guides ensure guests stay safe and have fun in the mountains.

~6,200 kilometres of signposted and well-maintained mountain bike trails in Tirol are waiting to be explored, either by mountain bike or e-bike.

32,000 vertical metres and over 780 kilometres spread across 16 stages make up the Tirol Mountain Bike Safari, which includes the use of 22 cable cars.

130 specially created singletrack trails offer an adrenaline-pumping downhill biking experience – with more being built every year.

8 bike parks are available for downhill mountain bikers in Innsbruck, Nauders, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Ötztal Valley, Kitzbühel Alps St. Johann in Tirol, East Tirol and the Wipptal Valley.

~1,000 kilometres of cycle paths cover the whole of Tirol – an excellent way to explore the region at a gentler pace and enjoy some of the best sightseeing highlights en route.

5,000 alpine climbing routes and 3,000 sport climalpine climbing routes and 3,000 sport climbing routes await vertical adventurers.

600 multi-pitch climbs can be found in Tirol – perfect for ambitious rock climbers.

~5700 square metres of wall space at Innsbruck Climbing Centre, which hosted the World Championships in 2018.

~80 via ferrata and 130 rock-climbing areas in Tirol, 49 of which are suitable for families.

~800 boulder problems in 9 boulder areas, including 5 quality-approved family-friendly areas.

~10,000 natural springs can be found in the mountains of Tirol.

1,856 square kilometres are covered by the Hohe Tauern National Park, which extends into the neighbouring provinces of Salzburg and Carinthia. Tirol is also home to five more nature parks.

~400 farmsteads and 20 quality-approved family-friendly accommodation providers offer the chance to experience life on a working farm.

17 regions have the status Tirolean Family Nests and are specifically aimed at families with children.

>200 outdoor attractions waiting to be explored in Tirol.

19 mountain adventure parks focused on five core themes provide plenty of action and adventure.

118 guesthouses in Tirol have been awarded the coveted status “Tiroler Wirtshaus” and serve high-quality traditional food.

98 restaurants in Tirol are listed in the 2021 Gault&Millau restaurant guide, where they have been awarded a cumulative total of 170 Toques.

2,657 gold-fired copper tiles make up the Golden Roof, Innsbruck’s number one sightseeing attraction.

23 golf courses, of which 19 are Golf in Tirol partner clubs, invite players to tee off in stunning surroundings.

15,650 members of 303 brass bands keep Tirol’s musical traditions alive across its 19 brass band regions.

1 glacier ski area (Hintertux Glacier) makes it possible to enjoy winter sports at over 3,000 metres above sea level even in summer.

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