Altitude: 800 Meters

Kitzbühel in short

  • Attractive medieval village centre
  • Home base of the famous Hahnenkammrennen
  • Suitable slopes for all levels
  • Vast hiking area

Kitzbühel is a winter sports giant and everything you would expect from a ski resort in Austria. Skiers of all levels will find what they're looking for in the ski area of Kitzbühel & Kirchberg and the more adventurous can even attempt the famous Streif downhill where the Hahnenkamm Men’s Downhill Race has often been held. Snowboarders are spoilt with their own mountain in Kitzbüheler Horn so no-one will be disappointed here. Kitzbühel is easy to reach from the airports of Innsbruck and Salzburg.

Each year the fashionable, yet atmospheric ski resort of Kitzbühel welcomes many skiers who come here to enjoy the luxurious mountain lifestyle and the versatile Austrian ski area. Back in the village the après-ski offer is trendy and cosmopolitan - just like the clientele! For après-ski, try The Londoner if you like live music - there's a different band every night. Dating back to the 14th century, Kitzbühel’s painted medievel houses, stylish shops, concealed passageways and charming cafés are wonderful to explore if you fancy a break from the slopes or a late afternoon stroll.

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Kitzbühel

Restaurants 48 Theatre
Bars & cafes 23 Casino
Nightclubs & discos 6 Concert hall
Cinema 1  

 Ski school and ski lessons Kitzbühel

No. of ski schools 9Private ski lessons € 90
No. of ski instructors 440Ski lessons6 Days, 4 Hours, € 250
Area for beginnersSnowboarding lessons3 Days, 4 Hours, € 170
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 Book ski schools in Kitzbühel online

Kids-Ski-Lessons 15 Offers available
Adults-Ski-Lessons 17 Offers available
Snowboarding-Lessons 8 Offers available
Off-Piste-Skiing 9 Offers available
Ski-Touring 5 Offers available
Cross-Country-Skiing 4 Offers available
Telemark-Skiing 1 Offers available
Heli-Skiing 1 Offers available

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 Facilities Kitzbühel

No. of hotels 62 Supermarkets 9
Total no. of hotel beds 4179 Banks
Total no. of beds 5907

 Tourist information for Kitzbühel

Kitzbühel Tourismus
0043 - 05356 - 66660

 Distances from Kitzbühel

Railway station
Hauptbahnhof Kitzbühel - by bus
Salzburg approx. 80 km by bus
From the motorway:approx. 30 km 30 minuten by car

 Kitzbühel for families and children

Childcare - Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Kitzbühel

Public saunaFootpaths
Fitness centreTorchlight descent -
Public solarium Indoor ice rink
Massage Outdoor ice rink
Spa & wellness - Curling
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding -
Paragliding Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court Toboggan run
Squash court -

Ski blog about Kitzbühel

13 January 2020 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

We're lucky enough to live within easy enough reach of the Alps, which offer some of the best skiing in the world. While there's no reason not to be content with freshly groomed pistes and a cosy selection of mountain huts, it's sometimes nice to take your ski holidays to the next level with a trip to a dream skiing destination. We've compiled a list of highest, biggest, steepest and most snow-sure ski areas in the world so you can start ticking them off your bucket list! Have you been to any of... More ›

21 October 2019 by Danielle in 'Destinations''

Kitzbühel has just opened for skiing, making it the first non-glacier ski resort in the Alps to open for the 2019/2020 winter season. The Austrian ski area promises almost 200 days of guaranteed snow, traditionally opening in mid-October and staying open for skiing and snowboarding until early May. Kitzbühel shares its ski area with Kirchberg, Jochberg, Hollersbach and Pass Thurn to make up the KitzSki area, which boasts around 200km of pistes and excellent freeriding possibil... More ›

16 October 2019 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

Believe it or not, summer is a busy time for many ski resorts. Even when the Alps aren't covered in snow, there is plenty to do: lifts, piste bashers, and snow cannons must all be inspected and fixed where necessary, and preparations must be made for the upcoming ski season. Some ski resorts take advantage of the ski pistes being closed to instal new lifts! Here you'll find a quick overview of the major new lifts that will be inaugurated for the 2019/20 ski season.... More ›
(Photo: © TVB Paznaun Ischgl)

1 September 2019 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

The highest-altitude ski areas are starting to open for ski season soon! Below is a list of ski areas that are projected to open in September and October. Please note the dates have been provided by the ski areas but are subject to change depending on snow cover.... More ›

30 August 2019 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

Nothing beats a ski holiday with a group of your closest friends! No matter if half the group wants to tackle black pistes and the other half is still on nursery slopes, you can be sure everyone will get a chance to bond at the après-ski. Loads of ski resorts make it easy to book group packages that include accommodation, ski pass and even rental equipment. All that's left is to narrow down the top ski areas for a group holiday with friends!... More ›
(Photo: © Miranda Muller)

Ski area
Kitzbühel & Kirchberg

Kitzbühel & Kirchberg
Total slopes 234 (km)
Blue slopes 102 km
Red slopes 66 km
Black slopes 20 km
Off-piste 46 km
Lifts (58 )
Drag lifts 18
Chair lifts 29
Gondola lifts 11
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