Many of the local villages have intriguing historical customs.  Below highlights a couple of interesting locations:   

Innsbruck's Nordkette

The mountains to north and south of Innsbruck, including the Hafelekar (2334m) and Patscherkofel (2250m) are on fire!  Bonfires big and small light up the sky bringing the whole community on to the streets to celebrate.  The views are picture-postcard perfect with music and culinary treats on offer at every stop. 

www.innsbruckmarketing.at

Where to stay?

The Relais & Châteaux SPA-HOTEL Jagdhof priced from £187 pp, per night for 2 persons sharing a double room, half-board.

The spa hotel is located in the stunning Stubai Valley, a 20-minutes drive from Innsbruck and the Nordkettenbahnen.  Offering classic Tyrolean-style decor, a warm welcome, superb views and excellent cuisine, complemented by a prestigious wine cellar.   Enjoy amazing relaxation in saunas, indoor and outdoor pools and private spa suite and spa chalet.

www.hotel-jagdhof.at

All the properties detailed above are included in the Niche Destinations portfolio which specialises in distinctive hotels.

www.niche-destinations.com