You could call him a true hang gliding pioneer. In 1976 Elmar gained his pilot’s licence and in 1978 he qualified as a flight instructor. He has since hung up his hang glider. Alongside his great passion, flying gyrocopters, he continues to run the Silvretta flying school in Galtür.
The Silvretta High Alpine road is just as much of a tourist staple as the Colosseum in Rome or the Eiffel Tower. And justifiably so – it opens your eyes to the Alps.
The Ironbike Bicycle Marathon takes place on 5 August in Paznaun. What motivates someone to take on a challenge like this? To torture themselves and their bikes? Answers from Silke Ulrich, who won the 2016 […]
Four tips to make sure your children collapse exhausted into bed in the evening – and dream happily of their adventures.
Photographer Ronald Lorenz has created a picture book on the Silvretta. Who knows better than him, then, where it is at its most beautiful? Three tips to open your eyes.
Ibex are one of the most fascinating animals in Paznaun. It isn’t always easy to come across them – but it might just be possible with these couple of tips.
Luggi Salner has ridden a motorbike for almost 50 years. He knows Paznaun, he knows every bend, and he knows bikers. This is about a man with a big passion: two wheels.
Ingrid Ladner is 49. She comes from See, where she still lives. She’s worked for the Paznaun Tourism Association for the past 27 years. She is a mountain guide and a herbalist, she leads hikes and offers programmes for children and young people. In the winter she’s responsible for the ski kindergarten at 1,800m above sea level. She calls it “the most wonderful work in the world”.
Five award-winning chefs bring delicious indulgences to the mountain huts of Paznaun. Trisanna brings this deliciousness to you at home. Five excellent hut dishes to admire and recreate. With photos and recipes.
TRISANNA talks to chef of the century Eckart Witzigmann, patron of the “Culinary Way of St James,” about simple food, regional cuisine and the impact of good ideas on curious chefs.
Here at Trisanna, we very much enjoy writing about good food. Particularly if it’s served in unusual places. A brief overview of what’s in Trisanna’s pantry before the “Culinary Way of St James”, a food pilgrimage hike, gets underway next weekend.
Why humour is healthy – and what it’s got do to with a couple of very special days in Paznaun.
From June 30 to July 2, the first Women’s Summer Festival will take place in Paznaun. This weekend is all about leisure time, sport and relaxation for active women. Here are our four reasons why […]
A real cable railway thriller in Paznaun. In the summer of 1962, work began on building the Silvretta cable railway. The site was found, the valley and mountain stations were built. Then the cable was delivered. The problem was, it was too heavy. Far too heavy. Then something amazing happened.
For centuries, life in the Alps was extremely harsh and difficult. Yet the mountains with their impressive, rugged silhouettes have become a place of longing for many people. What happened? Why do we find so beautiful today what we dreaded so much yesterday?
It’s beautiful. Special. And 133 years old. These pictures let you see the Trisanna Bridge with the eyes of someone who doesn’t yet take the technical achievement for granted.
If you toil up the mountain on your bike, you’ll be rewarded in Paznaun with an enormous panoramic view. This attracts many mountain bikers. Six rules to make the very best of being together on the mountain.
They are beautiful, practical and elegant. Maps from Marmotamaps cover all the ski resorts in the Alps – and look wonderful, too. And Marmota will soon be working exclusively with Trisanna!