Tyrol

18 results

The great hall at Versailles was the site of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles which imposed swingeing terms on Germany and blamed it and Austria-Hungary for starting the first World War.

In mid-January 1919, amid revolutionary chaos in much of east-central Europe and a fierce civil war in Russia, the Paris Peace Conference convened to (...)

People putting  snow chains on their cars  during heavy snowfall near Untertauern, Austria. Photograph: . EPA/Christian Bruna

Europe’s Alpine regions are facing dangerous storms, avalanches and potential food shortages after days of snowfall have left Austrian and German town(...)

The famous ‘Weihnachtsmarkt’ (Christmas Market) in Salzburg. Photograph: Getty Images

“All is calm, all is bright”, as the first flakes of snow fall on Salzburg’s spires and fairy-tale rooftops. This year, heralding Advent and the lead-(...)

Resorts such as Aime La Plagne Club Med in France offers kids’ clubs and activities such as sledding to keep little ones amused. Photograph: Getty Images

Best for friends St Anton, Austria St Anton is famed for its snow conditions, off-piste, night skiing and its après scene. Skiing here can be challe(...)

CasaVecchia at Montebuoni, near Siena, is reduced to €567 for a week.

Beautiful Tuscan villas reduced by up to €580 Find end-of-season discounts from €200 to €580 on Tuscan villas for August and September. Browse a sele(...)

 Phil Hogan who was honoured by Austria today. Here he is pictured with a French potato producer earlier this month. Photograph: Mehdi Fedouach/Getty

Austria today bestowed the “Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Sash for Services to the Republic of Austria” on Ireland’s EU Commissioner for Agr(...)

“Refugees welcome to EU” is painted on a street  in thevillage of Brenner on the Italian-Austrian border in April 2016. Austria’s defence minister said his country will deploy armoured vehicles at  the key Alpine pass to stop migrants arriving from Italy.  Photograph: Kerstin Joensso/AP Photo

Austria is planning to impose border controls and possibly deploy troops to cut the number of migrants crossing from Italy, defence officials said, d(...)

River crossing on horseback in the Andes

I can predict the reaction now when I tell people I am a travel writer. Ah, that is so cool, do tell more, they say smiling. Then I tell them that (...)

My husband and I love to ski but since we had our children we have skied very little. We have a 12-year-old daughter with Down syndrome and an 11-year(...)

Matteo Malucelli celebrates as he crosses the line in Bearna. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The Italian team Idea 2010 ASD bounced back after a controversial 24 hours, taking stage three of the An Post Rás in a big bunch sprint into Bearna. (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »