Famous for its death-defying race piste “Der Streif” Kitzbuhel is the top choice of many Jet setters and Stars for good reason!
This 700 year old, medieval town plays host to the Tyrolean Alps most Chic and celebrated resort, winning the World’s Best Ski Resort 2013-2016 for both its incredible slopes and it’s bustling town, full of fantastic restaurants and fashionable boutiques.
Kitzbuhel sits at 800m with its high tech lift system (some with heated seats!) ferrying its guests up to the highest point at 2127m. The ski area boasts 215km of skiable pistes and with a world record season length of 199 days this beautiful resort is the perfect choice of any off peak aficionado searching for a great deal!
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Where Alpine traditions meets nouveau Chic in perfect harmony, creating a truly unique experience
Kitzbuhel Town is host to every amenity that a snow loving tourist could wish for. Designer outlets, gift shops and restaurants merge seamlessly into the traditional Alpine architecture giving visitor an authentic experience that many purpose made ski towns fail to achieve.
Spot A-listers relaxing in one of the towns trendy bars that are often buzzing from late afternoon to the wee hours of the morning.
In late January thousands of skiing fanatics fall onto this picturesque town to watch the marvel that is the FIS Downhill World Cup, expect death defying speeds, copious amounts of beer and a unbeatable atmosphere!
For holiday makers looking for a rest day or non skiers there are a host of activities that can be found in the town such the Aquarena leisure centre and spa, complete with a 25m pool, water slides for the kids and massage therapy options for the grown ups.