Situated at an altitude of 1,356 m, Fendels is one of the smallest villages in the Tirol, also spelt Tyrol. It is situated in the Oetztal Alps and until 1959, when the road was built, it could only be accessed by cable car.
Those looking for a holiday with fresh mountain area and stunning natural beauty will feel right at home in a Fendels holiday chalet. It makes an excellent summer base for exploring rivers and waterfalls on hikes with nature. Take the ski lift to the top of the mountains and hike back downhill for an easy family jaunt. The village has a small playground for children and various local shops and equipment rentals. The area is also ideal for mountain biking. In winter, skiing and snowboarding in the dedicated boarding area take over as the main activities. Cross-country skiing, sledding and après-ski fun can all be enjoyed from your holiday rental in Fendels. Night skiing and sledging by moonlight can also be experienced.
Visit the Kaunertal Glacier, the highest in the Tirol, from your holiday rental in Fendels. Nearby highlights include the Grossglockner and Zugspitze peaks with alpine meadows on the slopes in early summer. The lovely cities of Innsbruck, Schwaz, Kufstein and Lientz also offer day trips, shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions. Lake Weidachsee in Leutasch is a popular recreation area around the lake. At the end of June each year it hosts the Leutasch Lake Festival with music, natural displays, food and drinks.
Fendels holiday rentals in the Tirol region of Austria have warm, damp summers and cold winters with plenty of snowfall. Daytime temperatures in the summer reach an average 25°C (77°F), falling to well below freezing from December through March. Spring and autumn are very pleasant months to visit with balmy temperatures and occasional showers. The area has rain all year round with most showers falling between May and October.
The nearest international airport to holiday rentals in Fendels, Austria is Innsbruck (INN) International Airport. It is 51 miles east of Fendels and the best way to reach the area is by driving from the airport. The journey takes about 50 minutes along the scenic A12. If you pick up a hire car from the airport, make sure it has an emergency kit with it including an emergency triangle and yellow hazard jacket as these are required to be carried by law. All cars must also have a vignette if they are to be driven on the motorways in Austria