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The city of Matrei Am Brenner, Austria, is a unique city that showcases lush, green landscapes as well as buildings. This small market city in the state of Tyrol in Austria lies on the northern part of the fertile Wipptal valley and has the Sill River running through it. The city’s houses and inns are decorated with lush greenery and beautiful flowers, making it a sight to admire. Pay a visit here and relax in one of the many hostels in Matrei Am Brenner, Austria, that are designed to take you back to the medieval times, and yet have a modern twist to them.

Revisit your spirituality and feel awe-inspired by the magnificent architecture of the many churches and pilgrim locations in and around the city of Matrei Am Brenner. Visit the Pfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, a parish church originally built in the Romanesque style and later reinforced with the Baroque style, and get inspired by the famous “Our Lord in Pain” image. The Church of the Holy Spirit and the Johanneskirche – Taufkirche are other noteworthy churches you can visit.

While in the city of Matrei Am Brenner, be mesmerized or possibly hypnotized by the local mural paintings called Lüftlmalerei. This painting style plays with your eyes by creating some stunning illusions that you will enjoy. Travel to the North and visit the pilgrimage site of Maria Waldrast, which holds the miraculous wooden statue of Mary, mother of Jesus. During winter, the beautiful landscape around this site is home to a cross-country ski run. Take the ski shuttles in the city to access the Bergeralm Ski and Fun Arena and the Stubai Glacier Ski Resort. Mountaineering, hiking and cycling are other things you can pursue in the mountains surrounding the city.

Take a walk to the city’s center and capture some stunning pictures of yourself within the beautiful locations here. In order to enjoy all that the city has to offer, book a room well in advance in one of the many hostels in Matrei Am Brenner, Austria. Most of the hostels are situated right in the heart of the city and are well equipped with basic amenities like hot water, food, drinks and a Wi-Fi connection. Additionally, the staff is very hospitable, just like the city’s people, and will take care of all that you need to make your stay here an enjoyable experience.

Written by local enthusiast for Matrei Am Brenner hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Matrei Am Brenner hostels Aaron Barboza

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Your Packing List for Matrei Am Brenner

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