Cities close to the Kitzbüheler Alpen in Tirol - Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck
The PillerseeTal is in an ideal location between Kufstein, Rattenberg, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Munich. These cities can be reached by car and within the 120km surrounding area. There are a variety of excursion destinations to suit everyone in each of these cities. Zoos, museums, castles, adventure parks and much more await visitors. Pay a visit to the cities around the Kitzbüheler Alpen!
- Kufstein - 30 kilometres away
- Rattenberg - 50 kilometres away
- Salzburg - 75 kilometres away
- Innsbruck - 95 kilometres away
- Munich - 120 kilometres away
Kufstein - 30 kilometres from the PillerseeTal
The town of Kufstein is within quick and easy reach of the Kitzbüheler Alpen. Kufstein is surrounded by pastures, woodland areas and lakes in the Tirol Lowlands, very close to the border with Germany. The charm and allure of this town lies in the many invigorating contrasts. Centuries-old culture competes with the impressive natural surroundings. The focal point and symbol of the town is Kufstein fortress, which sits enthroned on a hill above the town. Yet it is not only the fortress, many other historic buildings and monuments characterise the townscape.
|Kufstein fortress & Museum of local history||The symbol of the town|
|Römerhof alley - old part of the town||The old part of Kufstein and its tradtional houses|
|Glass-blowing works Riedel||An adventure in perception|
|Madersperger Museum of Sewing Machines||Dedicated to the inventor of sewing machines|
|Lakes Hechtsee, Längsee, Pfrillsee||Cool off at the swimming lakes in idyllic locations|
Rattenberg - 50 kilometres from the PillerseeTal
Covering an area of around ten hectares, Rattenberg is the smallest city on Austria. This little city is know far and wide as the city of glass. During a stroll through the medieval pedestrianized area you will see the many charming details on the carefully restored medieval houses. The many glass refining businesses, through which Rattenberg has become known as a glass town, are not to be overlooked. Sights, such as the Augustiner Museum, the Nailmakers' houses and the Museum of Handcrafts, the parish church and the glassblowing workshop in Hause Kisslinger are definitely worth a visit. From the Schlossberg castle ruins, you get to enjoy the wonderful view to the Inntal Valley.
|Kisslinger glass-blowing works||Glass-making with tradition|
|Augustiner Museum||Tyrolean art treasures spanning nine centuries|
|Rattenberg Castle and the castle ruins||Breathtakingly beautiful vantage points|
|Rattenberg old town||The medieval pedestrianized area|
Salzburg - Seventy-five kilometres from the PillerseeTal
Salzburg is a global city is a small format and is located close to the Kitzbüheler Alpen in Tirol. Mozart and "The Sound of Music" have made Salzburg world famous. The silhouette of the fortress, cathedral and the steeples of the enchanting Baroque city on the northern edge of the Alps are what make the city unmistakeable. Salzburg is also a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and its sights are among the best known in the world!
|Hohensalzburg Fortress||The fortress sits majestically enthroned above the city|
|Mozart's birthplace||Everything revolves around Mozart in Salzburg|
|Zoo and Hellbrunn Palace||A great excursion for the whole family|
|Museum of Modern Arts||The museum on the Mönchsberg in Salzburg|
|Museum of Natural History||An exciting museum - from animals, to history and culture|
Innsbruck - ninety-five kilometres from the PillerseeTal
Innsbruck is the state capital of Tirol and is a city borne of history, which is within quick and easy reach of the Kitzbüheler Alpen. The splendid monuments, such as the "Goldenes Dachl, Hofburg Palace and Ambras Castle, stem from the time when there was a monarchy in Austria. The successful blend of monuments and modern architecture are what make Innsbruck. Innsbruck is also a significant sporting hub; the Winter Olympics have twice been held here.
|Old Town and 'Goldenes Dachl'||A stroll through the historic part of the town|
|Hofburg Palace and Ambras Castle||A journey back in time to the Habsburg dynasty|
|Bergisel ski jump||A 360° panoramic view|
|Alpine Zoo||Europe's highest situated themed zoo|
Munich - One hundred and twenty kilometres from the PillerseeTal
Munich, the state capital of Bavaria, is just one hundred and twenty kilometres from the Kitzbüheler Alpen. This modern metropolis provides its visitors with a variety of excursion destinations for all the family. Munich is renowned for being a metropolitan, yet friendly city - with a great deal of joie de vivre. Lederhosen and the latest fashions, beer gardens and shopping temples, the hustle and bustle of the big city and rural cosiness, along with unforgettable impressions and superb views. Along with the many sights Munich is also home to the most famous tavern in the world - Hofbräuhaus. Every year on Theresienwiesn, the biggest beer festival in the world - Oktoberfest - is held.
|Hellabrunn zoo||A trip around the world at Munich zoo|
|Sea Life||An exciting underwater world|
|Bavaria Studios||Falkor from 'The Never-ending Story' and others are waiting for you|
|German Museum||The most visited museum|
|Hofbräuhaus||The most famous tavern in the world|
|Botanic Gardens||Over 14,000 species of global flora|