Kitzbühel is located in lovely Austria is is famous for the beautiful mountains, good snow coverage and plenty of fun and activities. It is also famous for being one of the oldest ski resorts in the world, with skiing dating back to the late 19th century.

It is a large ski area with over 180 kilometers of ski slopes and about 58 ski lifts. Together with the neighbouring village Kirchberg they form the ski area called KitzSki. There are plenty of variety to suit all skiers. One of the ski resort's most famous ski slopes is Hahnenkamm, which you must try if you're a good skier!

Kitzbühel is also suitable for cross-country skiers

If you or someone in your travel party prefers to go cross-country skiing Kitzbühel also has a lot to offer. It is considered one of the best ski resorts with the possibility for this, in total there are around 120 kilometers of groomed x-country trails in the region.

Plenty of other non-ski activities

If you are eager to also engage in other sports and activites apart from skiing or to just enjoy excellente food and wine, Kitzbuhel is a realy paradise. A large frozen lake, Schwarzersee, offers a variety of winter sports like ice skating and curling. There is also a toboggan run.

In case you want to stay indoors, you can treat yourself at a spa, sauna or swim, or climb on the climbing wall. A visit to the Mercedes-Benz Sportpark also ensures a fun day or afternoon!

Dine in the evening at one of the resort's restaurants or enjoy the sun, the snow and the views on one of the many restaurants in ski area.

How to book your ski deal to Kitzbühel

The airports in Salzburg or Innsbruck are the closest. Book a flight ticket well in advance and you get a real good bargain. Munich is also a good option. Continue to the ski resort by bus or rental car. Airport transfers are available at periods, but do book your seat in advance.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Villages close to Kitzbühel

If you are planning a ski holiday in Kitzbühel you can always stay in one of these villiages, all with easy access to the ski area of Kitzbühel:

Rent ski equipment

Do you want to avoid carrying your ski equipment all the way to Kitzbühel? Book your equipment for the slopes online and save both money and trouble.

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Ski schools

If you want to improve your ski or snowboarding skills, or just simply learn how to ski, it is a great idea to book ski lessons while you are in Kitzbühel. In partnership with CheckYeti, we can offer booking of 52 different ski lessons, many with free cancellation and up to 15% off.

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There are 82 restaurants in Kitzbühel with 33 different types of kitchens, the most popular being European, Austrian and Central European.

Hotel & accommodations

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