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18/06/2024
Five excursion tips around Prutz

Here are five excursion tips around the Hotel Post to give you a taste of an unforgettable summer.

The picturesque Larcher Alm mountain hut on the Venet, at 1,814 metres above sea level, invites you to take a break and enjoy breathtaking views and Tyrolean cuisine. Situated in the neighbouring Pitztal valley, this hut is ideal for hiking, climbing…

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15/05/2024
The hiking season kicks off!

Here’s a sneak peek of what summer hiking in Tyrol’s Kaunertal looks like.

As the days get longer and the temperatures rise, our calves start to tingle, and our eyes turn to our beloved mountains. The countless peaks that rise majestically around the Hotel Post seem to invite exploration. Are you eager to get out and hike? If so, you’ve come to…

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22/04/2024
The gift of joy for someone special

“Mum, I love you!” But how best to let your mum know how much you appreciate her?

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, bringing with it the annual dilemma: what unique gift can you get for a mum who seems to have everything? While the traditional choices of flowers and chocolates certainly have their charm, there’s a more creative way to delight your…

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10/04/2024
Two gems await…

Take a journey through time and discover a serene place of spiritual solace, just a short stroll from our hotel in Prutz.

Get ready to experience one of the most unforgettable walking holidays in Tyrol. This time, we have two cultural highlights for you to explore in Kaunertal:

  • At the Kaunertal Valley Museum, you can discover fascinating…
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27/03/2024
“Eierpecken” and “Emmausgang”

Find out about two interesting activities that are not to be missed over the Easter weekend.

The festive Easter meal gets sporty with “Eierpecken”, a game where participants clash hard-boiled eggs together. Competitors face off, egg tip to egg tip or base to base – or, if necessary, even tip to base. The goal is to crack your opponent’s egg with…

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05/03/2024
"Palm donkey” and more

The Sunday before Easter is Palm Sunday. Learn about the unique traditions we celebrate in Tyrol.

The day begins with the lighthearted teasing of late risers. This is because the last person to get out of bed on Palm Sunday earns the title of “Palmesel” (Palm donkey) and must endure a bit of teasing throughout the day.

However, it is the Palm…

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18/02/2024
Our Kaunertal

Our hotel in Prutz is located at the entrance of Kaunertal, a valley that has witnessed a remarkable tourism evolution over the past century.

Described as romantic and untamed, Kaunertal was a remote and hard-to-reach destination until the mid-19th century. The development of mountain pastures led to the construction of the first access roads,…

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23/01/2024
Delicious, nutritious, and satisfying

Mountain air certainly whets the appetite, making culinary delights an essential part of skiing.

Ski holidays in Austria? Yes, please! Not only can you look forward to breathtaking panoramas but also traditional culinary highlights. Tyrolean speck dumplings are an undisputed star among Tyrolean winter dishes. Served in a bowl of steaming soup or…

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11/01/2024
Enchanting winter hiking

A walk through a snow-covered landscape is soothing for body, soul, and spirit.

Winter is here! Wrap up in your warmest layers and discover pure bliss on a hike during your winter holidays in Austria. The snow-covered scenery soothes the soul, while the crisp air revitalises your spirit. Nature and physical activity combine to create an…

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21/12/2023
Exploring the Kaunergrat Nature Park

We present a winter loop hike featuring three unique highlights.

The first highlight is the starting and finishing point of this hike: the Kaunergrat Nature Park House. It is located around ten kilometres from the Hotel Post, in Fließ at an altitude of 1,600 metres above sea level. It boasts a viewing platform with a breathtaking panorama and…

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03/12/2023
Cross-country ski trails in Kaunertal: award-winning

Discover the joys of cross-country skiing on certified trails during your winter holiday in Prutz.

During your ski holidays in Austria, the impeccably groomed trails promise boundless fun for lovers of cross-country skiing. Kaunertal, having earned the “Tyrolean Cross-Country Skiing Specialist” seal of approval, is a testament to the highest…

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21/11/2023
What kind of skier are you?

Prutz offers visitors an ideal location within striking distance of six different skiing areas. Let’s explore two – your preferences will guide your choice.

Whether you are a fan of small or large ski areas, you will find what you are looking for here!

The Fendels family ski resort features eleven perfectly prepared kilometres of slopes; it is…

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03/11/2023
Our walking tip

Craving a winter ambience? This hike starts from our hotel and leads through the village of Prutz and a picturesque winter landscape.

Welcome to Prutz, comfortably nestled at an elevation of 864 metres and the gateway to the Kaunertal valley. The central location of the Hotel Post makes it the perfect home base for winter holidays in Austria.

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24/10/2023
An oasis of well-being …

Ever wondered how to keep warm when it’s freezing cold outside? We’re happy to share our secrets with you!

Guests who treat themselves to a winter holiday in Tyrol come clad in the warmest coats and thermals, braced for the chill. After all, experiencing the cold season in all its facets is exactly what is so fascinating about a winter holiday in…

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11/10/2023
Nearly half a dozen delights…

Want a bit of variety? With five different ski resorts, you’ll never be bored!

Five. That’s the lucky number for your ski holidays in Austria because that’s the number of ski resorts you can choose from during your holiday with us. Here is a quick list of the five ski resorts, each of which is guaranteed to put you in a blissful mood in seconds:

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22/09/2023
Motorcycle tip

A scenic tour across the border into South Tyrol – an absolute must-see!

Who says it always has to be about visiting Austria for hiking? Holidays in Prutz offer so much more! In autumn, a motorcycle tour is worth your while! Leave behind the summer sweat – the cooler weather ensures comfort in your biking attire. The stable weather promises clear…

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08/09/2023
Autumn is the season of wellness.

Three wellness tips – and three reasons we look forward to autumn...

Do you wish summer would go on forever? Not us. We love autumn, and we say, bring it on! We are already looking forward to cooler days, colourful trees, and foggy evenings. Because at our accommodation in Austria, this marks the beginning of prime wellness time! Let these three…

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25/08/2023
Our hiking tips in August

Prutz is the ideal base for many hikes with magnificent views. The best part? Your holiday home is the starting point!

Grab your hiking boots and head out: these tours all start from your accommodation in Austria.

  1. Prutz – Ladis – view of Laudeck Castle
    Approx. 3 hours, 8 kilometres, 530 metres of ascent and descent, moderately difficult
    This…
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11/08/2023
Our excursion tip

Fancy a cool down? This route leads from our hotel to a beautiful bathing lake.

Not sure where to go this summer in Austria? Hiking holidays in Prutz provide a refreshing experience, especially when your destination is a beautiful bathing lake. Our tip: a hike to the Ried bathing lake, starting from our hotel’s doorstep. A highlight at the…

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23/06/2023
Room tour

Your relaxing holiday retreat just got better!

Austria and hiking holidays are a match made in heaven, and our hotel in Prutz offers the ultimate basecamp. Step into the junior suite, where your ultimate summer holiday begins. As soon as you enter, you’ll sense the serene energy of the surrounding woods infusing the room with a calming ambience.…

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11/06/2023
The right way to sauna

Discover our sauna area – it’s surprisingly beautiful!

In a glowing Google review, one of our guests described our hotel in Tyrol as having a “surprisingly beautiful sauna”. And they are right! But we don’t have just one sauna; we offer an entire sauna area for your enjoyment! Imagine the bliss of resting your tired calves after a day of hiking in…

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23/05/2023
Our excursion tip

Conquer the ancient Roman trade route!

It leads from the Adriatic Sea to the Donau, crosses the flat plains of the Po river, climbs over the passes of the Alps – and runs right past our hotel! The old Roman road Via Claudia Augusta is over 2,000 years old – and still worth exploring today. It was not only an important trade route between north and…

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11/05/2023
Summer of music in Prutz

Experience Tyrolean folk music and be amazed!

Have you experienced the wide range of Tyrolean folk music these days? Here’s your chance to find out for yourself: during the summer months, the mountain instruments can be heard not far from our accommodation in Austria. Captivating melodies, folk music classics, and modern interpretations await you…

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19/04/2023
A source of health in Prutz

Enjoy the healing effects of pure spring water along ancient Via Claudia Augusta!

Back in 1750, a thermal spring called Obladis Sauerbrunn was tapped in the municipality of Prutz, Austria. The spring, located along the ancient Roman road Via Claudia Augusta, had been known since 1212. Its water contains a variety of health-promoting minerals, such…

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06/04/2023
Spring check

Get ready for the 2023 bike season!

The Tyrolean Oberland region awaits you with 4,000 kilometres of trails and paths as well the Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis bike park. To get your bike ready for spring, here are our top tips.

 

  1. Spring cleaning: Give your bike a proper cleaning. No, that doesn’t only include the frame. Be sure to clean the chain, the dr…
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23/03/2023
Spring on your p(a)late

It’s getting colourful!

Do you know how wellness in Austria works? Sure, you need an extensive wellness area with one or more pools, some nice saunas, maybe even a steam bath … but not only. Do you know what’s just as important for long-lasting relaxation? The right cuisine. While the temperatures are slowly rising and the days are getting longer…

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14/03/2023
Old walls, new splendour

Walk through history to fully arrive in the here and now!

You’ll notice it as soon as you step inside Hotel Post: centuries of history meet modern comfort. The reception is hidden under stone arches and vaults. The restaurant is defined by wooden beams from times long past. In the rooms, guests are surrounded by sumptuous amenities and modern…

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26/02/2023
The history of Hotel Prutz

Spectacular splendour: Let yourself be enchanted by Hotel Post.

How do you combine glitz, glamour, and hospitality? We have been meeting this challenge for many years at Hotel Post in Prutz. In doing so, we feel obliged to our history: After all, our luxurious hotel used to be a simple and down-to-earth “Postgasthof”. Once upon a time, stagecoach…

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12/02/2023
From bike to bike

Onto the saddle! We await you with fantastic tours for two wheels.

The Tyrolean Oberland is a winding paradise for motorbike tours – as well as a boundless playground for bike fans. So why not combine the two activities into one: Arrive with your motorbike, which you can safely store in our spacious bike and motorbike garage while recovering from…

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19/01/2023
Sun, ice, and happy faces

Do you love to skate on ice? Then we’ve got a cool tip for you.

If you plan on spending your holidays in Austria with us, you’ve got countless possibilities being active in nature. Skiing, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, and snowboarding are the guests’ favourites. But you can also go ice skating almost right on our doorstep. In fact, not far…

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12/01/2023
Innsbruck.

Whether it’s shopping, indulging, or sightseeing you’re longing for – Innsbruck will make your dreams come true!

Less than a 30-minute drive from our charming Hotel Post in Prutz you’ll find Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol and the place to be in the Austrian Alps. Surrounded by majestic peaks, the lively city is a real magnet for winter tourists

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26/12/2022
Traditional Christmas biscuits

Bring Christmas flair to your home with our recipe for Austrian Vanillekipferl biscuits.

We love baking Christmas biscuits. And this year, our favourite ones are crescent-shaped, Austrian Vanillekipferl biscuits. Would you like to try them but won’t be spending your Christmas or New Year’s wellness holidays in our accommodation in Austria? Then…

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08/12/2022
Christmas is in the air!

Make your loved ones happy – with a gift voucher for Hotel Post in Prutz.

Sparkling lights, traditional pastries, festive decorations: It’s almost Christmas time. Have you bought your Christmas presents yet? If not, we have a great tip for you: Give the gift of pure joy – with a gift voucher for Hotel Post, your accommodation for dream holidays in…

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25/11/2022
One, two, three … seven?

Ready for your first day on skis?

When autumn starts to make way for winter, skiers’ hearts start beating faster! People start longing for the day when they’ll finally be able to put their skis back on, take the lift to the mountain peak, admire the view, and then ski through amazing winter landscapes. In Prutz, you’ll be spoilt for choice, as…

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09/11/2022
Cuddling is our favourite hobby …

Warmth is more important than one might think. To be happy throughout winter, all you need is a warm body and a warm heart.

During summer, when the temperatures hit 30°C, we sometimes wish it was winter. During winter, on the other hand, we miss the warmer temperatures and wish it was still summer. We’re always torn between warm and cold, sun and…

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21/10/2022
Quiche Lorraine

Join us on a culinary journey through Alsace-Lorraine.

How does autumn taste to you? Savoury, hearty, tasty? Then you should try this super-easy recipe for Quiche Lorraine, a real favourite of guests on holiday in Austria. The quiche can also be made as a vegetarian version, with courgettes and cocktail tomatoes for example – or with whatever Moth…

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06/10/2022
October will be artsy.

24 years young and already a big name in the art scene: Melanie Thöni.

In Prutz, the whole month of October belongs to local artists! Until 23 October, Melanie Thöni is exhibiting her works of art under the title HOCKA LOSSA at the cultural centre in Winkl, only 200 metres from our hotel with spa in Austria. The 24-year-old Tyrolean artists…

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28/09/2022
Autumn flavours in Tyrol

Autumn is the time of fresh and intense flavours. We really can’t wait to finally eat traditional autumn delicacies again.

Do you already have the taste of fresh apples and apricots in your mouth? The taste of rich vegetable dishes made with farm-fresh ingredients or delicious fruit cakes? Here in Prutz, we’re definitely looking forward to the…

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14/09/2022
Our September tip:

Fresh air, clear views, and an incredible panorama. That’s why paragliding in September is so beautiful.

Have you ever wanted to see the world from a bird’s perspective and fly over some wonderful landscapes? Do you want to feel free and cheer out of joy? Well, paragliding might be something for you! In Tyrolean Oberland paragliding flights are…

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27/08/2022
Listen up, music lovers!

In the Alps, almost all villages have their very own marching band. The Prutz band also provides you with wonderful sounds in summer.

Traditional marches and polkas, gentle tunes and lively compositions: The wonderful summer programme of the 60-strong marching band of Prutz offers this and so much more. In Prutz, our hotel is located only 200…

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16/08/2022
Say goodbye to your inner couch potato!

We all have it and let it talk us out of things: our inner couch potato. Overcome it together with us!

Do you dream about exciting bike tours but your inner couch potato prevents you from making your dreams come true? Then it’s time for the Couch Potato Challenge – or, as we like to call it, the Schweinehund Challenge! Here in Prutz and…

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23/07/2022
The Kaunerberger Wasserweg trail

Would you like to go on stroll or hike in summer, but the heat is just too much for you?

Well, then the Kaunerberger Wasserweg trail is just the right thing for you. It is also called the “lifeline for the Kaunerberg slope”, as this is one of the driest regions in Austria. The irrigation system along the path enables the surrounding farmers to…

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12/07/2022
Bike towards a new adventure!

Life is a beautiful ride … and in the Tyrolean Oberland, fun for bikers is truly boundless!

The Tyrolean Oberland is just the right place for a challenging bike ride or a leisurely cycling tour. Here you can work up a sweat on over 4,000 kilometres of cycle paths and cover up to 14,000 metres in altitude on the saddle of your bike. Whether you…

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24/06/2022
Chicken. Hawk. Cockscomb.

Around 4,000 peaks rise towards the sky in the Tyrolean mountains. We do not know all their names, but we do know some very weird ones.

There are no exact figures, but the peaks in the Tyrolean Alps are estimated to be around 4,000. Would you have guessed that? You have definitely heard about Großglockner (big bells), Zuckerhütl (small sugar hat),…

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08/06/2022
Hiking – on the safe side!

Hiking has to be learned … or simply well prepared. Here are our five tips for hiking in the Tyrolean mountains!

Are you heading to the mountains for the first time, or for the first time in a long time? To help you prepare, here are our top five tips for your adventures in nature. And if you are still looking for an accommodation in Austria, stop…

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26/05/2022
An imposing hunting lodge in Oberinntal

Sigmundsried Castle on Via Claudia Augusta once served as the local court. Today, you can pay it a visit on a bicycle tour along the ancient Roman road.

Fancy a trip back in time? Your wish is our command!

Sigmundsried Castle was first mentioned in the books of the Bavarian monastery Reichenbach, back in 1120. Around 200 years later, it became…

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12/05/2022
Discover ancient Via Claudia Augusta!

Did you know that our hotel is located right on ancient Via Claudia August? Read on to learn more!

Have you ever heard about Via Claudia Augusta? No? Then listen up:

The famous Roman road Via Claudia Augusta is also known as “Europe’s cultural axis”. It leads from the Adriatic Sea past the Po Valley over the Alps up to the Danube River. It…

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02/03/2022
Hotel Post in Prutz. Since 1912.

At the entrance to Kaunertal at 864 metres above sea level, in the midst of a spectacular mountain setting with a view of the majestic glacier and breathtakingly beautiful nature, an unparalleled holiday paradise awaits you: Aktiv Hotel Post, near the legendary ski pistes of Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis. Here in this special place, real Tyrolean hospitality

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