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Get to know Axams (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Axams. To help you make friends with Axams before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Nestled on a sunny tableland and surrounded by the Tirolean Mountains is the city of Axams, Austria, that enjoys an awe-inspiring, three-hundred-sixty-degree view of the plush greens of summer and snowy whites of winter. This romantic city -- true to its Celtic name, which means “Village on an Elevation” -- is situated at an altitude of nine hundred meters, and is renowned for its flax cultivation in the area. The city is well placed within the heart of nature and yet in close proximity to the capital city of Innsbruck. Mountains, sun, and fun is what defines Axams, and it is home to ski runs and even flourishing forests for a relaxing stroll with your family. Book a room in one of the many hostels in Axams, Austria, after deciding when you want to visit this serene city.

The Axamer Lizum ski resort in Axams, also known by the locals as the White Roof of Innsbruck, is a delight to hikers, climbers, mountaineers, and skiers. This large resort hosted the Olympic Winter Games in the sixties and seventies, and is still a hot spot for ski lovers in winter due to its exhilarating runs and long descents. During summer and autumn, the resort is home to the romantic lantern and sunrise hikes, where you can enjoy the varied colors and exquisiteness of the rugged peaks of the Kalkkögel Mountain Range. Take the free guided walking tour or walk leisurely with your loved one on the well-marked trails in this mountain range.

After a tiring day at the mountains, visit the Freizeitzentrum Axams, the local leisure center, and relax in the indoor pool or the heated outdoor pool. If you are up for it, play some beach volleyball or enjoy the sauna world. The kids can look forward to pony rides, theme walks, and the kids’ program at the Lake Natterer. While enjoying all that Axams has to offer, take a few minutes to visit the Parish Church that is dedicated to John the Baptist.

The city of Axams will truly give you a taste of what paradise is like. Book your accommodation well in advance to make your visit as comfortable as possible. The hostels in Axams, Austria, are quite affordable and well maintained, so be assured to get value for your money. Most Axams, Austria hostels are located within easy access to popular spots, so if you have your itinerary ready, you can find one that is convenient for all you have planned. Visit the city with your family and forget your worries momentarily, if not forever.

Written by local enthusiast for Axams hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Axams hostels Aaron Barboza

Your Packing List for Axams

Your Packing List for Axams

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