We love the bilberry, as it’s called in Paznaun, although it has many other names: European blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) if you want its name in High German, whortleberry, hurtleberry, wimberry, wild berry or huckleberry. No other berry has as many names, and no other is probably so beloved. Trisanna has six good reasons why.
Jo finished his training as an internist in Zams in 1986. He worked there as a senior doctor until the beginning of 1999. In the same year, he set up his own practice in Imst, which he ran until he retired in the year 2015.
2 151 metres high up on the Muttenalpe, high over Paznaun, proud, solidly built and reached by a steep footpath (or a moderately steep road): the charming Friedrichshafener Hut consists of two different buildings, one for hikers in need of a bed, the other for anyone who’s hungry or thirsty. Part 2 of Trisanna’s series on the mountain huts of Paznaun.
The Jamtal Hut is an exclamation point in the Paznaun landscape, lying at a height of 2 165 metres and a good ten kilometres distance from Galtür. It invites you to enjoy the peace of the Jamtal valley, whose sound in summer is characterized above all by lively streams and content cows. Tim Möller-Kaya has painted the popular hut for Trisanna – and here are facts to accompany the picture.
On March 16, 1963, something happened in Ischgl which should never have happened. The brand-new Silvretta cable car was beginning its trial run. Officials from the Federal Ministry of Transport were on the scene to carry out technical checks and acceptance testing for the brand-new system on which the future of tourism in Paznaun depended. And then the catastrophe happened.
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 […]