Calmly noble - Kitzbühel, the year-round destination with charm
Welcome to Kitzbühel, welcome to 365 days of Alpine lifestyle!
If you know Kitzbühel only in winter time, you still have to discover the majority of the charm of this Alpine region. As winter sports resort Kitzbühel looks back on a long tradition. However, even before the skiers discovered the so-called „Gamsstadt“, guests from near and far came for summer holidays in Kitzbühel.The good, healthy mountain air, the clear water of the lakes and streams and the gentle, local grass mountains attracted many holidaymakers and hikers already more than a hundred years ago.
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With creativity to success
Skiing in Kitzbühel - a passion
In perfect swing over slopes, in powder over freeride slopes. Winter sports enthusiasts will find the best skiing conditions from the end of October to the beginning of May. In addition to the world-famous Streif, a total of 233 kilometers of downhill slopes make skiers' hearts beat faster. The culinary offerings range from local delicacies to gourmet cuisine in the 60 huts and mountain restaurants in the ski area.
Families in particular enjoy the free practice lifts in the valley - Rasmusleiten, Mocking, Ministreif (Kitzbühel), Hausleiten (Jochberg), Pass Thurn, Reith and Aschau.
For endless relaxation opportunities
Take your time and experience the endless opportunities on offer in Kitzbühel. Treat yourself to a break and take some deep breaths of fresh mountain air to relieve stress. Soak up the views of the surrounding Kitzbühel mountains in the distance. With the houses and people far away, barely visible and audible. A true energy centre where you can recharge your batteries and top up your energy levels.
Cross-country skiing in Kitzbühel
Winter sports are written in capital letters in Kitzbühel: Cross-country skiing, winter and snowshoe hiking, sledding, ice skating, curling or new trend sports - Kitzbühel is not considered the most legendary sports town in the Alps for nothing. On more than 70 kilometers of cross-country skiing trails, you will find above all routes for connoisseurs: easy to run and without extreme gradients, but with breathtaking mountain scenery in the background. The use of the trails is free for all Kitzbühel guests.
For our love of food
The culinary scene in Kitzbühel is as varied as the numerous peaks which stretch up into the skies. A culinary voyage around the region extends from traditional local dishes to international gourmet cuisine. The lodges in the mountains and traditional inns in the valley serve down-to-earth cuisine based on regional ingredients while award-winning restaurants impress the culinary elite with some exquisite bites to eat.
Take it easy: winter hiking in Kitzbühel
Wintery Kitzbühel can be hiked comfortably and stress-free on around 35 trails and 170 kilometers. There is much to see at every turn, and almost nothing to hear. Apart from the crunch of the snow and the expression of amazement. The easiest way to experience Kitzbühel's winter wonderland up close? Simply walk right through it. Winter hiking is the most uncomplicated way to leave stress and excitement behind. And it doesn't require anything. Apart from good shoes, warm clothing and one of our marked trails at up to 2,000 m above sea level.
Because we are all fashionistas
Kitzbühel pairs urban flair with typical Tyrolean hospitality, offering culinary diversity and exclusive shopping. An enjoyable combination of sport and lifestyle. Nothing is far away in the centre of Kitzbühel which is renowned for offering the perfect shopping ambience in the Alps. International brands and Kitzbühel ‘fashion originals’ such as Sportalm, Frauenschuh, Franz Prader and Helmut Eder can be found in the display windows.
Winter summit victories
Immerse yourself in the silence of the Kitzbühel winter landscape and let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the surrounding mountains. Away from the popular ski slopes you can really feel the pure feeling of life. From the leisurely tour to the challenging route and from the groomed slope to the freeride experience, there is something for every ski tourer. You will always be rewarded with an impressive view of the breathtaking mountain scenery around Kitzbühel.
Feeling good in Kitzbühel
A time-out in the Gamsstadt is an experience. Take time for yourself and immerse yourself in the breathtaking mountain scenery of the Kitzbühel Alps. Mindfulness - living consciously in the here and now - almost happens by itself in Kitzbühel. The diverse combination of cozy ambience, typical Tyrolean hospitality and a varied range of sports guarantees pure joie de vivre.
Alpine lifestyle and idyllic nature, rustic tradition and modern lifestyle. Hardly any other town combines these contrasts as charmingly as Kitzbühel. That's why a relaxing break can quickly turn into an adventure vacation and an adrenaline-packed week can culminate in indulgent wellness hours. What your dream vacation in Kitzbühel should look like is entirely up to you. Just let yourself be inspired by our offers.
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Carefree holiday enjoyment in the Kitzbühel | Tyrol | Austria
The Kitzbühel holiday region is located in the Kitzbühel Alps, at the foot of the legendary Hahnenkamm and the Kitzbüheler Horn. This traditional destination is made up of four communities:
:: the municipality of Kitzbühel, with its 750 year old town centre
:: Aurach, a picturesque village in the south of Kitzbühel with traditional hereditary farms and the Aurach Game Park
:: Jochberg, known for its mine, the waterfalls and Grander Water
:: Riding near Kitzbühel with numerous ponds, hereditary farms and the golf course Kitzbühel Schwarzsee-Reith
Kitzbühel is easy to reach, with three train stations and the airports of Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck in the immediate vicinity, Kitzbühel is the ideal starting point for numerous excursions.
The region is framed by the grassy southern mountains, which have gained popularity mainly because of their unspoiled nature and easy panoramic hikes. The special thing about hiking in Kitzbühel is the view: the Wilder Kaiser, as well as the Hohe Tauern, with the highest mountain in Austria, the Großglockner, accompany hikers in Kitzbühel at every turn.
As a founding member of Best of the Alps over 25 years ago, Kitzbühel is one of the most traditional destinations in the Alpine region and promises excellent quality, international guests and upscale gastronomy.
Kitzbühel has the highest density of year-round premium hotels in Austria. The Kitzbühel conference hotels are particularly sought after, providing the best conditions for events of all kinds. There are also high-quality pensions, apartments and two hostels in the region.
Kitzbühel is particularly well known for its events, which culminate in the annual Hahnenkamm Races in January. The Generali Open tennis tournament, the music festival with Andreas Gabalier, the Alpine Rallye and Classical Music in the Alps with Elina Garanca are also annual highlights of the Kitzbühel summer events. Kitzbühel also has a lot to offer in the way of tradition: the Easter Festival and the Kitzbühel Advent offer the opportunity to experience customs live.
Kitzbühel is the first destination in the Alpine region to be certified for the European hiking seal of quality. This award for hiking quality stands for high-quality hosts, an excellent and varied network of hiking trails, free guided hikes and qualitative information on all aspects of hiking.