Feel the power of the peacefulness in the mountains
The unique mountain backdrop attracts hikers out into nature and up into the mountains. In the Kitzbühel Alps you’ll be hiking across wonderful and deserted Alpine pastures to scenic summits. Breathe in the fragrant Tirolean mountain air and recharge your batteries for everyday life. The region impresses with its extensive network of hiking trails. Thus you’ll find in the Holiday Region Hohe Salve, Brixental Valley, the St. Johann in Tirol region and in PillerseeTal a total of 2,500 km signposted hiking trails. Let the wide range of hiking options in the Kitzbühel Alps inspire you and experience the hiking fun in the four holiday regions.
Ways of life: Inspirations from the Kitzbühel Alps
Discover the favourite spots of the ambassadors
The locals will show you their favourite spots and take you to their personal summits in the region. The local ambassadors combine their love for moving about in open nature with their passion for hiking, be it on long-distance hikes or day walks. The ambassadors give you a glimpse into their life and leisure activities. Find out more now about the interesting personalities from the region.
“Having the chance to live here is a blessing.”
Sporting goods saleswoman
KAT Walk - Long-distance hiking
A path for the soul
The Kitzbühel Alps Trail - in short KAT Walk leads those who live in close touch with nature through the gentle and unique alpine world of the Kitzbühel Alps. The stages of the long-distance hiking trail lead you along wonderful Alpine pastures, across Kitzbüheler Horn - one of the most scenic panoramic mountains - all the way to crystal-clear Pillersee Lake. Choose from the 5- or 6-day KAT Walk-Package and traverse the magical mountain scenery accompanied by culinary highlights at the KAT Walk-partner establishments. The package allows you to choose from typical Tirolean mountain lodges all the way to 4-star hotels for your accommodation. A very special service is the luggage transport from stage finish to stage finish. That way, you can enjoy every tour with just a daypack.
“Friendships are formed, deep ties, that last until today.”
Mountain hiking guide
Superb panoramic views are waiting for you
You love a challenge, like picking off elevation gain and look across other mountaintops? It’s your wish to experience the unique atmosphere of a sunrise or sunset in the mountains and on the summit? The Kitzbühel Alps give you space for new discoveries. The large hiking region offers you everything the heart desires, from gentle grassy hills to high plateaus and all the way to soaring massifs. Take on the climb up to the special summits and enjoy the breathtaking vista across the surrounding alpine world. In the four holiday regions, you’ll find numerous summits that are just waiting to be scaled by you.
Hiking-routes & Tours
Have you found your tour yet?
In the hiking-route & tour portal you’ll find countless hiking trails for family hikes, challenging hiking tours, unique summit experiences as well as leisurely hikes in the holiday region. Details about duration, distance, elevation gain and difficulty level of the individual tours can be seen at the glance. Browse in the large selection and find the right tour for your requirements.
“You have your peace and quiet, can tune out 100 percent in the unique natural landscape, that to me is true quality of life.”
Ski instructor & TVB field worker
No boredom in the Kitzbühel Alps!
In the Holiday Region Hohe Salve, Brixental Valley, the St. Johann in Tirol region and in PillerseeTal you can be sure not to get bored. In summer, numerous hiking-events take place in the holiday region. You want to scale your first summit, go on leisurely hikes near the valley or set off on a hike to a fabulous mountain lake? In the event overview you’ll find all current hiking-events. For example, the event series "On the trail of the KAT Walk".
“I don’t play for the guests, I first of all play for the mountain. There’s a reason for that.”
Mountain adventure worlds
Exploring the alpine world together
Go on a journey of discovery with your family and explore the mountain adventure worlds together. That way, your children discover the alpine world of the Kitzbühel Alps playfully. Explore the extraordinary playgrounds for the whole family at the mountain stations of the cable cars. They guarantee eventful outings with the best views of the mountain backdrop and make for unique moments. Holiday tip: By buying the Kitzbühel Alps Summer Card you can use some 30 summer mountain lifts in the region with your whole family, as well as an additional 7 cable cars of the neighbouring regions. The Summer Card is your ticket to unlimited recreational fun. With this ticket, you’ll get discounts at numerous bonus- and outdoor-partners in the holiday region.
Austria’s hiking villages
The four holiday regions Hohe Salve, Brixental Valley, St. Johann in Tirol and PillerseeTal are proud recipients of the Austrian Hiking Quality Seal and members of the Austrian hiking villages. This distinction guarantees you an extensive range of hiking options, certified hiking accommodation as well as the best service for your hiking holidays. The hiking hosts give you warm Tirolean hospitality.
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