It makes a great backdrop for Tyrol`s capital Innsbruck and its holiday villages and is at the same time Austrias biggest nature park.
The Hafelekar Peak (2334 m) offers a spectacular view and can be reached by Hungerburg funicular and Seegrube cable car directly from the historical centre of Innsbruck.
The striking rock formations of the Nordkette have always kindled the imagination of the population - one of the peaks in the west looks like a woman on a horse. This led to the legend of „Frau Hitt“, a parsimonious and disrespectful giant queen who, for eternal punishment was turned into stone.
Bread Knife + Wooden cutting board