With many vacation centers, Europe has attracted many visitors to travel to, especially Alps region which is situated at the foothills of the Alps Mountains has famous Zirl city. The place is the most popular tourist center that many people desire to visit there. How wonderful it is if you spend your summer time at the foothills of the Alps. Thanks to its pleasant climate throughout the year as well as the most facilities available for the present day, this little town is becoming one of the best tourist centers in Austria.
The city of Zirl can be reached easily by car from Innsbruck by coming on the motorway A12 or from Telfs by coming on the motorway A12. You can also reach Zirl by train from Innsbruck, Telfs or Munich and can get down at the Zirl Station. You have a bus from Innsbruck to Zirl every 30 minutes. By air you can reach Zirl by coming to the Innsbruck-Kranebitten and then by bus or train or taxi to the town. The Zirl is a dynamic place and has many types of attractions and activities to make visitors enjoy their stay here.
The skiing activity is very popular during winter and you can go for cross-country skiing by following the local skiing track at Oberperfuss or Seefeld/Leutasch that is 7 kms away from Zirl. For golf lovers you have a mini golf course at Minigolfplatz Kleil and this golf course is located in a beautiful setting. It is open from May to October. Apart from this you have many types of activities like cycling, hiking, ice skating, mountain biking, and there are many outdoor tennis courts for a refreshing set of tennis amidst the lush green meadows.
The town has many attractions and it offers many interesting places for the visitors to visit and have enjoyment in their own way. One of the important places to see is the Kalvarienberg church. This is located on a high rock above the Ehnbach gorge. This chapel is more than two hundred years old and was constructed by the hard work of Thomas Tiefenbrunner of this town. This has many contemporary art works exhibited inside the Chapel. The war memorial is yet another place to visit and you have to go to the second station of the Cross on Zirl Kalvarienberg Mountain. This artistic memorial has been erected in the memory of the soldiers who died during World War I.
The town of Zirl is also known for many art and crafts shows and one of the best of them is the Christmas cribs. The first church crib seems to have been started in the year 1627. Since then every year during the Christmas time cribs can be visited in private houses. The Baroque crib featuring figures with wax heads and glass eyes wearing magnificent clothes is the best of all. You can see all types of Cribs made of paper and wood which can be seen in the local heritage museum. Thus the town of Zirl is one of the best vacation destinations in the Alps region.
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