Lying 800 meters above sea-level, it has surrounding scenery that is breathtaking and the town of Kitzbühel itself, which is some 700 years old, is full of charm.
Visitors of Kitzbuehel are offered the opportunity to practice all kinds of sports and hobbies and enjoy traditional entertainment. All this has made Kitzbuehel famous worldwide.
Over a century ago, in the winter of 1892, skiing began in Kitzbuehel. The most famous skier of all time, Toni Sailer is now the director of the “Red Devils” ski school, one of six ski schools and lives in “Kitz”.
Each year the spectacular “Hahnenkamm Downhill” is staged and thousands of excited spectators crowd the “Streif” to cheer on the fearless downhill skiers. The new snow making facilities on the Streif, guarantee excellent snow conditions.
56 lifts run in and around the town joining the various peaks but for the ever-increasing number of non-skiers who holiday in Kitzbuehel, a never-ending amount of activities are offered including miles of pathways through the surrounding countryside for walkers; a skating rink, curling alleys, the “Aquarena” which houses two excellent swimming pools, a sauna, a solarium, as well as a massage center, a casino and indoor tennis courts.
The following scheduled excursions are available locally: Salzburg, Innsbruck, Munich, Venice, and Rattenberg. For those who have come to enjoy the “apres-ski” and evening entertainment, Kitzbuehel is the place. Come experience genuine Tyrolean “Gemutlichkeit” in Kitzbuehel.
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- Base: 800 m
- Peak: 2,004 m
- Vertical: 1,176 m
- Ski Area: 170 km
- Beginner: 40 %
- Intermediate: 46 %
- Advanced: 14 %
- Longest Run: 8 km
- Ski Lifts: 54
- Cable Cars: 2
- Gondolas: 9
- Chair Lifts: 28
- Surface Lifts: 14