Kitzbühel Ski Resort

Kitzbühel is the World’s Best Ski Resort with a ski area that holds great appeal for winter sports. This charm is linked to the extraordinary beauty of the Kitzbühel|Kirchberg scenery. There are exciting snowboard fun parks, vast stretches of cross-country ski trails, natural toboggan runs and winter hiking trails. The height of the Kitzbühel attractions is most likely the famous Hahnenkamm Races with the legendary “Streif”. Much more, you can be sure of about 180 days of skiing excitement on the best pistes ever during the months of October up till May.

The Kitzbühel | Kirchberg Ski Area

The features common to the Kitzbüheler Horn, Fleckalm, Hahnenkamm and Pass Thurn include comfortable countryside huts that are stocked to the hilt, lots of variety and very importantly, picture perfect pistes. The Kitzbühel | Kirchberg ski area in Tirol has 57 lifts, 41 kilometers of marked ski routes and about 230 kilometers of marked descends for greenhorns, regular vacationing skiers and expert winter sports enthusiasts.

  • 234 kilometres of descends
  • 41 kilometres of marked ski routes
  • 57 lifts


Closest Airports to Kitzbühel

The historic picturesque Tirolean town of Kitzbühel attracts skiers and non-skiers from around the world. Each year it hosts the most famous World Cup downhill ski race – the Hahnenkamm – but at just 760m above sea level, it has to rely on artificial snow, and its celebrated nightlife, to sustain its ranking as a truly great ski resort. Kitzbühel, in the eastern corner of the Tirol, is most easily reached from Salzburg, Innsbruck or Munich airports.

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Driving direction to Kitzbühel

Getting to Kitzbühel is easy via Salzburg, Innsbruck or Munich airports with short transfer times from all three airports. Transfer options include car hire, private transfer, public bus and train services to Kitzbuhel train station.

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Where to stay

The Kitzbühel medieval silver-mining center is worthy of its repute as the most beautiful ski town in Europe. Its walls are heavily buttressed with delicate murals that grace every bit of it. The pedestrian town center, Vorderstadt and Hinterstadt, inside the high city walls, are set in a landscape defined by the impressive Wilder Kaiser Mountains.

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10 Beginner Skiing Tips First Timers Need Before Hitting the Slopes

Coming skiing for the first time is a great idea whatever your age. Learning to ski as an adult can be daunting, but is also extremely accessible with just a small amount of fitness. We want to make sure you get the most out of your first time, so we’ve got a few tips for first-time skiers, to make that it’s a good one.

  • Do Some Research Before You Depart.
  • Arrive Early.
  • Don’t Overextend Yourself.
  • Ski Clothing Works Best When You Dress in Layers.
  • Rent Your Equipment.
  • Pack Fluids and Snacks.
  • Get in Shape Before the Ski Season.
  • Protect Yourself from the Sun.
  • Take professional lessons
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