Chock-a-block with Tyrolean culture and wow-worthy Austrian scenery, holidays to Mayrhofen are a breath of fresh mountain air.
Cheese by day, hikes by night
Mayrhofen's brimming with culture, and it sits against a mountain backdrop where snowy peaks graze the skies. Tour a cheese factory or head out on a hike – whichever you choose, you'll benefit from bags of traditional Tyrolean hospitality in this spot in western Austria
Whether you try bacon dumplings or sip a local brew, the foodie options in Mayrhofen won't disappoint. The town's full of restaurants so you can find the best place for a cuisine sampling session. For a different kind of treat, settle down in a spa, browse the local designer boutiques or boogie on down to some traditional tunes.
Ditch your hiking boots and catch a cable car to whisk you up to the picture-perfect peaks – simply hop aboard your ride to the skies and get your taste buds ready for warm apple strudel at the top. Once you've gobbled down your hard-earned treat, take a stroll through the mountain-backed meadows – perfect if you feel a The Sound of Music moment coming on.
Out and about
Here are some ideas of things to do when staying in Mayrhofen:
• Nordic walking
• Cycle routes
• Indoor pool
• Outdoor pool
• Tennis courts