• Kitzbühel: The Legendary Heart of the Alps

      From pure nature to world-class events, Kitzbühel is a place with an irresistible zest for life.

      Hiking in Kitzbühel
    Hiking in Kitzbühel

    Facts & Figures

    • Towns in the holiday region
      Kitzbühel, Aurach, Jochberg and Reith
    • Altitude
      800 to 2,000 m
    • Hiking trails
      1,000 km
    • Road-biking tracks
      1,200 km
    • Leisure biking and mountain-bike tracks
      800 km
    • Huts

    Where Alps and Lifestyle Meet

    Kitzbühel in the Austrian Tirol is a legendary winter destination. But if you’ve never visited in summer, you’re missing out: Rugged mountaintops and rolling hills offering up a total of more than 1,000 km (!) of hiking. Idyllic villages like Reith, Jochberg or Aurach that will make you feel like you’ve travelled back in time. And, of course, Kitzbühel’s toque-awarded restaurants and events calendar that’s filled to the brim year-round.

    In Kitzbühel, you have a choice every day: Whether you’d like a quiet, laid-back day swimming and reading under mighty evergreens, or are in the mood to party until the cows come home, this holiday region delivers.

    Your Kitzbühel Highlights

    Guided Hikes

    Take part in one of the daily guided hikes offered for free to guests and explore the area. You can hike the “Streif” – Kitzbühel’s most famous ski run – on Mondays or discover a local’s favourite hike on Wednesday.

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    Fascinating Events

    Kitzbühel is an events hotspot. On mild summer evenings, you can sit back and enjoy an aperitif on the terrace of one of the town’s many restaurants whilst listening to live music. The KITZ Summer Nights event brings concerts and outdoor cinema screenings to the town centre throughout the summer. Golf aficionados come together for the Kitzbühel Golf Festival in late June, a sporting event with a culinary twist (i.e. a different award-winning chef serving up their culinary creations every evening). And the Classic in the Alps festival delivers opera and classical music to the mountains of Kitzbühel.

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    Golfing Pleasures

    Tee off in front of dreamy mountain panoramas: There’s no fewer than 4 golf clubs in town and a whopping 30 courses in the surrounding area, ensurung that you’ll never get bored.

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    Go Swimming

    Whether you’re looking for a hidden, remote mountain lake or an afternoon of family fun, Kitzbühel’s lakes and pools deliver. Hike to Blaue Lacke to and dip your toes in the icy, turquoise-shimmering water; or spend a relaxing day at Jochberg’s forest pool, where you’ll find state-of-the-art swimming pools in the midst of a lush forest.

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    Summer in Kitzbühel

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    Why Visit Kitzbühel

    • Hiking and biking in the Kitzbüheler mountains
    • Picturesque town centre with multi-coloured, gabled houses
    • Diverse, exclusive shopping
    • Some of the Alps’ best sporting and music events
    • 4 golf clubs in town and 30 nearby
    • Easily accessible: close to Munich, Innsbruck, Salzburg

    Closest Airports

    • Innsbruck: 95 km (80 min)
    • Salzburg: 80 km (75 min)
    • Munich: 125 km (120 min)

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