The municipality of Trins at the beginning of the Gschnitz Valley sits at an altitude of 1,233 metres and is one of the sunniest places in Wipptal.
The cosy village of Trins with its small but excellent hotels is an ideal starting point for hiking, mountain climbing and mountain biking outings.
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Trins was originally not a farming village but was founded as a mining village. At one time antimony, copper, and lead were mined in the region and when the boom failed to happen, the village gradually was shaped by agriculture. The name Trins seems to come from the prehistoric language root word “Truna”. Due to the rich alpine flora, Trins was visited by famous botanists with increasing frequency. Additionally, the town was the filming location of the film “Das vergessene Tal” (The Last Valley) in the 1970s from director James Clavell.
It is easy to find hiking opportunities for the entire family in the beautiful nature landscapes around Trins such as the Sarnthein waterfall or the Adlerblick viewing platform above Trins. For young and old summiteers, the local mountain of Trins, Blaser, offers a height of 2,241 metres. It is well-known even beyond Austria as the most floral mountain of the Alps.
A total of 300 kilometres of well-marked hiking and mountain biking trails explore the unique wonderland of the Serles-Habicht-Zuckerhütl nature preserve. Mountain huts and lodges provide the perfect excuse for rest and refreshment. Enjoy the best days of the year in a cosy atmosphere and fortify yourself with regional delicacies.
Pure nature, peace, and rest can certainly be found in Trins. Both in Trins and the surrounding region, opportunities for fitness and sport abound. A cross-country ski run traverses the length of the entire Gschnitz Valley and boasts a quality seal as well. Additionally, there is a family-friendly ski lift with night skiing, jumps, tobogganing/sledging run, childproof conveyor belt and an ice rink. Winter hiking paths go through the valley and offer a romantic stroll in a snowy landscape.
Trins is a municipality with 1,268 inhabitants in the district of Innsbruck Land in Tyrol. The municipality is in the judicial district of Innsbruck.