Holidays in Hopfgarten in Brixental Valley
The market town of Hopfgarten at the foot of Hohe Salve
The market town of Hopfgarten in Brixental Valley is among the sunniest towns in the Kitzbühel Alps. With its narrow cobblestone alleys, the traditional town centre and the magnificent baroque church, the town has a very special charm. Where the imposing panoramic mountain Hohe Salve towers above the idyllic side valleys, peaceful hiking and cycling paths lead into the multifaceted Tirolean alpine world in summer. In winter, visitors to Hopfgarten benefit from the quickest access to the skiing fun.
The holiday resort of Hopfgarten in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve is located by the Brixentaler Ache River between the townships of Westendorf, Itter, Wildschönau and Wörgl. With the related village of Kelchsau, the districts of Grafenweg and Penningberg as well as the scattered settlements on the mountains, Hopfgarten is the largest municipality in the district of Kitzbühel. Thanks to its location on the valley floor of Brixental Valley, Hopfgarten rarely sees much wind or fog.
The history of the town is shaped by agriculture, which still plays a vital role until this day. The name Hopfgarten can doubtlessly be traced back to the growing of hops and the associated brewing of beer. In the 19th century, Hopfgarten was home to an important glass factory. The impressive church ruins and Hörbrunn inn still remind us of this time. In addition, you’ll also find many more well-preserved cultural artefacts in Hopfgarten, which you can discover on a walk through town.
Numbers and facts for Hopfgarten
checkAltitude: 620 m above sea level (village centre)
checkArea: 166.57 km²
checkPopulation: ca. 5,550
checkGuest beds: approx. 2,600
checkHohe Salve: 1,829 m
On your summer holidays in Hopfgarten the motto is: Holidays for the whole family. Discover the exceptional adventure and panoramic mountain Hohe Salve. From Hopfgarten, you can get up to the summit easily and conveniently with the cable car. Wonderful hiking trails and great bike tours also make for sporty access up to Hohe Salve. A special attraction for everyone is the Salvenaland leisure park with a swimming lake, swimming pool, children’s park, summer toboggan run and minigolf.
In winter Hopfgarten provides direct access to the ski area SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental. But the holiday resort is not suited only to sporty skiers, it is also a true paradise for families and first-time skiers. The nursery slopes right in the centre of town are perfectly suited for risking your first swings in the snow. Top ski schools are there to support you with high-quality ski lessons. Children who are still too small for skiing can enjoy playful daycare in a loving ambience in the Kids Club Hohe Salve at the valley station in Hopfgarten. Away from the piste there is also plenty to experience. Find fabulous winter hiking trails, optimally groomed cross-country ski trails and many exciting activities in the snow for your winter holidays in Hopfgarten.
The good accessibility to public transport is yet another plus in Hopfgarten in summer as in winter. From the bus stop or train station Hopfgarten Berglift you can get directly to the cable car or the town centre in just a few minutes' walk. Tip: You can use your Hohe Salve Guest Card as a bus and train ticket. That way, you can use all local trains and bus services in the region completely for free.
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