province of alps
Hall in Tirol
Hall in Tirol is a city with 11.500 inhabitants, and located 5 km from Innsbruck in Eastern direction.
Hall in Tirol has following neighbour villages: Absam, Ampass, Mils, Thaur and Tulfes.
The first time when Hall in Tirol was mentioned in a document was in the year 1256. Since the 13th century the salt mining industry builds the central industry in the city and the area around. The importance of the salt for the city is also seen in the crest: two lions hold a barrel of salt.
The salt mining in Hall was stopped in 1967.
The culture and nature in the region of Hall in Tyrol offers an enchanting and unique scenery of the Karwendel mountain.
There are several castles, mansions and churches where once the ruling dynasty of the Fugger influenced the history of the Middle Ages. Crafts work and old customs have remained genuine instead of becoming commercialised as tourist attractions.
The region of Hall in Tirol offers various hiking trips or mountain biking tours.