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Mountain Summer Opening

Celebrating summer in the Kitzbühel Alps

When in the Kitzbühel Alps the white of winter gives way to the green of spring, things get lively not only on the Alpine meadows. Because just as colourfully as the deep blue gentian, bright purple asters and subtly yellow primroses, also shines the event programme. From mid-May, no less than four holiday regions of the Kitzbühel Alps show just what variety means.
Be it the Holiday Region Hohe Salve, Brixental Valley, St. Johann in Tirol region or PillerseeTal: Now the time has come to celebrate into mountain summer! And that with plenty of sports, culture, nature and indulgence! No less than 20 Tirolean townships roll out the red carpet for mountain summer and invite visitors to enjoy a wide range of events and culinary treats.

Events to suit all tastes

Where ancient traditions come upon the latest event-culture and lederhosen come upon climbing boots, that’s where the Kitzbühel Alps alpine summer happens. This is ensured by an event programme that could not be much more varied. International sports-highlights, centuries-old customs and great family-events: All this and much more is Mountain Summer in Tirol.

For example at the eldoRADo Bike & Run Festival in Angerberg, where endurance athletes and bike fans reinvent (as good as) the bike. At the Mountainbike-Marathon, Kids-Cup-Race and the new TrailRun-competition, participants surpass themselves before the spectacular backdrop of the Tirolean alpine world.

From two wheels to four hooves the tune changes with the Brixentaler Antlassritt, the horse procession that revives a 300-year-old tradition. At the annual procession, some 90 horseriders from Brixen, Kirchberg and Westendorf delight guests and locals with their decked out horses.

Things are no less quaint at the Dirndl- and Lederhosen Festival, when everything revolves around traditional costumes once more in St. Johann in Tirol. Taut calves, fancy Dirndls and hearty treats make for great vibes and a proper helping of “Alpine-Lifestyle”.

In charming Pillerseetal, it´s up to lofty heights – at the annual Rock Days. The climbing-festival attracts rock-fans to numerous free workshops and activities revolving around all things mountain. All passionate climbing enthusiast, save the date!

There’s still more to come! So you think that’s all the Kitzbühel Alps Mountain Summer has to offer? Far from it! Many further highlights can be found in our event calendar!

  • EldoRADo Bike & Run Festival - Mountain Summer Opening
    EldoRADo Bike & Run Festival - Mountain Summer Opening
  • Dirndl & Lederhosen Festival - Mountain Summer Opening
    Dirndl & Lederhosen Festival - Mountain Summer Opening
  • Brixentaler Antlassritt horse procession -  Mountain Summer Opening
    Brixentaler Antlassritt horse procession - Mountain Summer Opening
  • Climbing Festival Rockdays - Mountain Summer Opening
    Climbing Festival Rockdays - Mountain Summer Opening
  • On the trail of the KAT Walk. Long-distance hiking with guide. Get a taste now - by the day or or stages at a stretch.
    On the trail of the KAT Walk. Long-distance hiking with guide. Get a taste now - by the day or or stages at a stretch.
  • Hiking with the whole family for the Mountain Summer Opening
    Hiking with the whole family for the Mountain Summer Opening
  • Get from A to B easily at the Mountain Summer Opening.  Buses and trains are included in the guest card.
    Get from A to B easily at the Mountain Summer Opening. Buses and trains are included in the guest card.

Hiking- & climbing-rogrammes

Exciting events are waiting for all hiking and climbing fans for the start of the mountain summer. Let the long-distance hiking trail, among other options, on the guided KAT Walk taster tour enchant you. Browse the varied event calendar and sign up for the programme of your choice. With your Kitzbühel Alps Card participation in most events is free or discounted.

Mountainbike- & E-Bike-Programmes

All bike-friends and indulgence cyclists listen up. For the Mountain Summer Opening, interesting and guided bike-tours await you through the alpine world of the Kitzbühel Alps. Be it by e-bike or mountain bike, every biker will delight in the wide range of options. Browse the event calendar and find an offer to suit you. With your guest card from one of the four regions, participation in the programmes is mostly discounted or free.

Family programmes

Plenty of adventurers are waiting for children, teenagers and parents to kick off the mountain summer season. From adventure hikes to riddle tours to exciting mountain adventure worlds, it’s all there to be discovered. Look forward to great days for the start of season and find an event to suit your family holidays. On arrival your landlord will give you the guest card, with which free or discounted participation is partly possible.

Gourmet - & culture-programmes

Witness Tirolean customs and traditions, as well as sensational delicacies for the start of the mountain summer. Visit the events with your family or a partner and take home unforgettable impressions from your summer holidays. Find a suitable offer in the event calendar. Discounts are available with your valid Kitzbühel Alps Card.

Promotional days cable cars

In combination with the Kitzbühel Alps Guest Card it’s up to lofty heights to boot – and that at half price! Because on certain days for the Mountain Summer Opening, the cable car day pass for some cable cars and lifts costs only half. With your Kitzbühel Alps Summer Card (valid from 2-14 days) there are also guest card discounts available. So if you want to discover the best mountain adventure worlds in Tirol, the Summer Card is your perfect key for all 37 lifts in the region. Discover new great adventure playgrounds every day with the whole family. 36 ways to summit bliss: Find out more about the cable cars of the Kitzbühel Alps!

Advantages Cable car Opening hours
21/05/2020 | - 50 % on the day ticket St. Johann in Tirol, Harschbichlbahn 21/05- 04/10/2020
22/052020 | Jakobskreuz free, per every ticket uphill paid for St. Ulrich am Pillersee, Bergbahn Pillersee 01/05- 02/11/2020
24/05/2020 | - 50 % on the day ticket Hopfgarten, Cable cars Hohe Salve 21/05- 26/10/2020
28/05/2020 | Timok’s Coaster free, per every ticket uphill paid for Fieberbrunn, Cable cars Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn 21/05- 26/10/2020
29/05/2020 | - 50 % on the day ticket Kirchberg in Tirol, Gaisbergbahn 09/05- 26/10/2020
02/06/2020 | - 50 % on the day ticket Kitzbühel, Hahnenkammbahn 16/05- 08/11/2020
05/06/2020 | - 50 % on the day ticket Waidring, Bergbahnen Steinplatte 30.05- 04/10/2020

1 ticket = 36 summer mountain lifts

1 ticket = 36 summer mountain lifts
1 ticket = 36 summer mountain lifts

The Summer Card is your lift ticket for 36 cable cars in the Kitzbühel Alps. The low-cost ticket is your entrance card to the alpine world of the holiday region. Use the cable cars as often as you like with the valid ticket and benefit from discounts at numerous bonus- and outdoor-partners in the region.

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    Alpine roses in full bloom
  • PillerseeTal - view of the Jakobskreuz
    Daytrip destination Jakobskreuz on Buchensteinwand with view of the Leoganger Steinberge
  • upper Wildalmsee - Holiday Region Hohe Salve
    Hiking tour to upper Wildalmsee Lake

Mountain summer unites

With so many different events, the choice is tough. The good news: In most cases, you don’t even have to decide! Because a perfect alliance of the charming Tirolean host-locations ensures that you’ll get from A to B without any problems. So after a morning trip into the Holiday Region Hohe Salve, for example, there is still a visit to picturesque St. Johann to look forward to. This is made possible by the Kitzbühel Alps Summer Card and the guest card, which you’ll get from the landlord on arrival. What exactly do the two handy cards get you for the Mountain Summer Opening?

With the guest card, local trains between the following townships are already included:

  • Kirchbichl

  • Wörgl main station

  • Wörgl Süd

  • Hopfgarten

  • Hopfgarten - Berglift

  • Windau

  • Westendorf

  • Brixen im Thale

  • Kirchberg in Tirol

  • Schwarzsee

  • Kitzbühel Hahnenkamm

  • Kitzbühel

  • Oberndorf

  • St. Johann in Tirol

  • Grieswirt

  • Fieberbrunn

  • Pfaffenschwendt

  • Hochfilzen

The Kitzbüheler Alpen Card

The Kitzbüheler Alpen Card
The Kitzbüheler Alpen Card

Find out about your personal advantage card for the Kitzbüheler Alpen. Your guest card = travel ticket for local public transport. Use the included transport offering and the many other additional offers and discounts.

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