365 days of Alpine lifestyle
As a year-round destination, the holiday region presents itself as a true hiking paradise 365 days a year and makes hiking in Tirol possible at any time of the year.
In summer, more than 1,000 kilometres of well-maintained hiking trails, marked mountain routes and well-signposted footpaths inspire enthusiasm and invite you to take a voyage of discovery through the breathtaking natural landscape of the Kitzbühel Grasberge mountains. The routes are divided into different levels of difficulty and are signposted accordingly. There are also barrier-free paths for people with limited mobility and small children. Along the network of hiking trails there are over 60 managed alpine pastures and huts and invite you to enjoy traditional delicacies.
A special hiking experience in Tyrol is the exploration of the typical Kitzbühel Grasberge mountains, which are also covered with colourful meadows and alpine pastures at over 2,000 metres, creating a unique mountain landscape against the imposing backdrop of the rugged peaks of the Wilder Kaiser.
Whether in summer or winter, the region with its holiday villages offers hiking routes or walking paths along the Ache for all levels of difficulty.
With its theme hiking trails, the sports town offers a wide range of activities for numerous hiking enthusiasts and families. Starting points for the varied hikes are the hiking information points in Kitzbühel, Reith, Aurach and Jochberg. In addition to challenging tours in the Kitzbühel Südberge Mountains, idyllic paths lead along natural lakes and ponds. The Schwarzsee, one of the warmest lakes in Tyrol, also invites you to in the pools and lakes.
A unique highlight of the sports city is the legendary Streif in summer and winter. In summer, hiking enthusiasts experience the race track at the Streif-Viewing and the Kitz Trail STREIF-live. For families, the Streif summer experience offers fun for young and old with the varied adventure trail.
Hiking in Kitzbühel
In keeping with this motto, Kitzbühel’s hiking offers a variety of routes and hikes for everyone.
Thanks to the well signposted hiking trails, the region can be explored on your own without any problems. The interactive tour portal maps.kitzbuehel.com makes it easy to prepare your hiking pleasure – route options, distances, degrees of difficulty and elevation profiles can be called up. However, those who prefer to hike in company are cordially invited to join the daily guided and free hikes offered by Kitzbuehel Tourism to the most beautiful places in the region.
From panoramic hikes with lifts, wonderful hut hikes to challenging summit tours and unique long-distance hiking trails, the region offers unspoilt nature with a stunning panorama.
Kitzbühel and its holiday villages present themselves as a trail running paradise for the sporty active. 12 selective routes lead the runners away from the hustle and bustle through the typical local Kitzbühel Grasberge mountains, always surrounded by the impressive mountain panorama.
A special hiking holiday in Tirol in an award-winning hiking area is guaranteed in Kitzbühel. With its excellent signposting, the top-maintained network of hiking trails and the high quality of its hiking hosts, Kitzbühel was the first region to be awarded the European Hiking Seal of Quality. The accommodation facilities, from farmhouses to 5-star superior hotels, are specially designed for hiking enthusiasts and families.