With history dating back to 1893, Kitzbühel has a story worth listening to. Nestled between the Kitzbüheler Horn and the Hahnenkamn mountains, this medieval town boasts a unique charm and an unmistakable blend of tradition, legend and idyllic landscape. Here we take a look at four reasons why Kitzbühel is worth a visit.
1. Guaranteed Snow
This picturesque resort has been open to skiers since the 13th October 2018, longer than any other non-glacier ski resort in the Alps. Its favourable north-west orientation ensures that the snow is guaranteed until April which means over 200 days of skiing until 1st May 2019.
2. World's Best Ski Resort
The stunning range of attractions at Kitzbühel ski resort have earned it international recognition, including the “World’s Best Ski Resort” award in 2015. With the World Ski Awards serving as the Oscars of the skiing industry, this is a highly prestigious honour. The “Gamsstadt” currently holds the title of “Austria’s Best Ski Resort” and has recorded five straight wins in this category. Skiresort.de, the world’s largest German-language test portal for ski resorts, also named Kitzbühel the World’s Best Ski Resort for 2018 – a sixth consecutive triumph.
This year Kitzbühel has been nominated again by the "World Ski Awards" as "Austria's Best Ski Resort" and "World's Best Ski Resort Company".
3. Winter Wonderland
Stepping into Kitzbühel is like stepping into a fairy-tale, lights are draped across the historic centre, the dusty winter snow glistens as your eyes descend on the town which dates back to more than 700 years. The scent of hot roast chestnuts fills the air, festive music softly hums, as the winter calendar is filled with seasonal events. The well-known Kitzbüheler Advent is starting on 28th November and continues until 26th December 2017.
4. Kitzbühel has lots to offer
It’s not just skiing that Kitzbühel is well-known for, there is something for everyone. Winter hikes and snowshoe hikes to beautiful viewpoints. Torchlight, sunset and full moon hikes through the snowy winter landscape. Cross-country enthusiast can enjoy 63km of varied trails and or ride around the stunning 2km Schwarzsee lake in a horse-drawn sleigh.
We look forward to welcoming you this winter!
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24. October 2018