Barrier-free holiday

Accommodation that is suitable for those who have mobility issues and offers in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

Barrier-free offers pave the way people who have a handicap during a holiday in Tirol. In St. Johann in Tirol, Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf there is lots of accommodation that have facilities which are suitable for those who have mobility issues. As well as accommodation this site also has information about restaurants, bars, parking areas, excursion destinations and much more. Information about a holiday without obstacles can be found here. The St. Johann in Tirol region endeavours to make it possible for fellow citizens who have restrictions to enjoy a trouble-free holiday in the Kitzbühel Alps!

Hotels & accommodation

Barrier-free business in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

Restaurants & Cafés

Barrier-free gastronomy in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

St. Johann in Tirol
Café-Bistro Egger’s, Hauptplatz 12, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62380
Fink’s Restaurant, Bahnhofstraße 22, Tel. +43 (0)5352 64168
Gasthof Grieswirt, Winkl 78, +43 (0)5352 62284
Harschbichlhütte, Berglehen 13c, Tel. +43 (0)5352 64671
Wirtshaus Cafe Jagglbäck, Speckbacherstraße 8, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62482
Mc Donalds, Paß-Thurn-Straße 13, Tel. +43 (0)5352 61333
Restaurant Platzhirsch, Kaiserstraße 18, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62585
Wirtshaus Post, Speckbacherstraße 1, Tel. +43 (0)5352 636430
Café Konditorei Rainer, Speckbacherstraße 6, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62235
Rolba Run Stüberl, Speckbacherstraße 75, Tel. +43 (0)5352 64886, (daytime only)
Bistro Spar, Salzburger Straße 29a, Tel. +43 (0)5352 63462
Bistro Trop, Paß-Thurn-Straße 16, Tel. +43 (0)664 5453116, (daytime only)
Angerer Alm, Almen am Kitzbüheler Horn 5, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62746 (summer only)
S`Nandl, Speckbacherstraße 20, Tel. +43 5352 20735
Domicil Cooking, Dechant-Wieshofer-Straße 17, Tel. +43 5352 63015
Cubo Skylounge, Speckbacherstraße 37/A, Tel. +43 5352 21620
Restaurant Villa Masianco, Speckbacherstraße 30, Tel. +43 5352 64630
Postmarkt, Speckbacherstraße 3, Tel. +43 5352 64643
Cafe Chalk, Salzburgerstraße 17c, Tel. +43 5352 21610
La Rustica, Speckbacherstraße 31, Tel. +43 5352 62843

Gasthof Bichlhof, Bichlhofweg 3, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62953
Gasthaus Dorfwirt, Josef-Hager-Straße 17, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62924
Gasthaus Kramerwirt, Bahnhofstraße 1, Tel. +43 (0)664 4541933
Café Konditorei Linsinger, Bahnhofstraße 9, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62919
Hotel Penzinghof, Penzingweg 14, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62905
s’Liftradl, Penzingweg 15, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62905

Gasthof Altmühl, Altmühl, Tel.+43 (0)5352 64125
Landgut Furtherwirt, Innsbruckerstraße 62, Tel. +43 (0)5352 63150
Hotel Gasteiger Jagdschlössl, Gasteiger Straße 57, Tel. +43 (0)5352 64532
Gut Kramerhof/Kaminstube, Schwendter Straße 73, Tel. +43 (0)5352 64862 (access via the hotel)
Hotel Gasthof Neuwirt, Wenger Straße 10, Tel. +43 (0)5352 63120
Gasthof Mauth, Dorfplatz 7, Tel. +43 (0)5352 63124 (ladies’ toilet is narrow)
Schaukäserei Wilder Käser, Schwendter Straße 76, Tel. +43 (0)5352 63666

Vital-Hotel Berghof, Dorf 24, Tel. +43 (0)5352 8221
Der Lärchenhof, Lärchenweg 11, Tel. +43 (0)5352 81380
Restaurant Hexenhäusl, Salzburger Straße 34a, Tel. +43 (0)5352 8566

Clubs, bars and pubs

Barrier-free night clubs in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

Platzhirsch @Bruggwirt

Platzhirsch @Bruggwirt
Platzhirsch @Bruggwirt
Closed todaySt. Johann in Tirol

Gasthaus zum Kramerwirt

Gasthaus zum Kramerwirt
Gasthaus zum Kramerwirt
Closed todayOberndorf in Tirol

Cash machines

Barrier-free cash machines in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

WC facilities

Barrier-free public toilets in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

St. Johann in Tirol
Bahnhofstraße - behind the church
Steinlechnerplatz/Dampflfeld – at the little information point at the roundabout

Kirchdorf in Tirol
village square next to the primary school

Car parking

Car park in the St. Johann in Tirol region for people who have limited mobility!

St. Johann in Tirol
There are specifically designated parking spaces for wheelchair users in the following car parks:

Town hall car park, Bahnhofstraße
Car park behind the rectory, Neubauweg
Nothegger car park, at the Kitzbüheler Ache
Steinlechnerplatz car park at the little information point
…and special parking spaces close to the entrances to the supermarkets

Drivers who have restricted mobility can park free of charge in all public car parks in St. Johann in Tirol. Pre-requisite is a handicap permit affixed in a visible position on the windscreen.

At the car park for M-Preis supermarket, Bahnhofstraße 11, Tel. +43 (0)5352 6322601
Bichlach car park, Alfons Walde Weg

Petrol stations

Self service petrol stations in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

Generally speaking all of the petrol stations in the region are ‘Self-service petrol stations’. Staff are however happy to help at every petrol station. Should you not see anyone, please make yourself know with a short toot of the horn.

St. Johann in Tirol
Eni, Salzburger Straße 23, Tel. +43 5352 62656
Avia, Salzburger Straße 18, Tel. +43 (0)5352 63317
BP, Salzburger Straße 13, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62439
Shell, Niederhofen 4, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62488

Shell, Josef Hager Straße 45, Tel. +43 (0)5352 62916
Esso-Gutmann, Bahnhofstraße 11a, Tel. +43 (0)5352 61515

Excursion destinations

Barrier-free sights!

Cable cars
Use the cable cars and your Kitzbühel Alps Summer Card to scale the summits of the Kitzbühel Alps in your wheelchair.
Access to the gondolas is barrier-free, or lift access is available. The cable car staff are happy to help you get into the gondola. Freedom of movement is restricted on the mountain - but the views are staggering!

St. Johann in Tirol: Harschbichlbahn (86cm)
Kitzbühel: Hornbahn (60cm), Horngipfelbahn (90cm) and Hahnenkammbahn (60cm)
Kirchberg: Fleckalmbahn (60cm)
Ellmau: Hartkaiserbahn (120cm)
Waidring: Bergbahnen Steinplatte (90cm)
Fieberbrunn: Streuböden gondola (90cm) and Lärchfilzkogel (90cm)
Hopfgarten: Salvenabahn (80cm)
Söll: Gondelbahn Hochsöll/Hexenwasser (60cm) and Hohe Salve (80cm)
Brixen im Thale: Hochbrixen gondola (60cm)
Scheffau: Brandstadl gondola (85cm)
Westendorf: Alpenrosenbahn (60cm)
Wildschönau: Markbachjochbahn in Niederau (61cm)
Alpbachtal: Wiedersbergerhornbahn in Alpbach (64cm) & Reitherkogelbahn in Reith (82cm)

Bergbahnen St. Johann in Tirol: Access by car is possible, then just get out at the station. Take the lift to the gondola entrance – please let the cashdesk staff know in advance. Special gondola with doors that are 86cm wide.

Snack stop options:
at the mountain station for the Harschbichlhütte (toilets at ground level)

Hornbahn Kitzbühel: Access right up to the entrance by car.
Snack stop options: Alpenhaus (lift, toilet for those with restricted mobility)

Hahnenkammbahn Kitzbühel: Access up to the entrance by car available.
Or park in car park P1 (parking for those with restricted mobility available), then it is a short slope to the gondola entrance.

Snack stop options:
Hochkitzbühel (lift, toilets on the ground floor)

Some of the adventure worlds for children including Witches’ Water, Triassic Park, Alpinolino and Ellmi’s Magic World are wheelchair accessible.

Excursion destinations

Kaiserbachtal conservation area in Gasteig/Kirchdorf:
The toll road to Kaiserbachtal makes it possible for people with a handicap to enjoy the views to the strange, rugged cliff faces of the Wilder Kaiser. From Griesenau/Kirchdorf the well-connected road proceeds past the mountaineer memorial chapel, Fischbachalm, the mountain pine distillery up to the Griesner Alm.
The toll fee is Euro 3.00 per car
Fischbachalm: Toilets at ground level, but are not suitable for those with restricted movement
Griesner Alm: Access via the guest garden, toilets at ground level

More mountain panorama roads

In Kitzbühel up the Kitzbüheler Horn to Alpenhaus: Restaurant, lift, toilets for those with disabilities -
In Ellmau on the Wilder Kaiser to Wochenbrunneralm: Restaurant, ground floor access, toilets for those with disabilities -

Wilder Käser cheese dairy
This summer those who have an interest in cheese can visit the Wilder Käser cheese dairy, which is located in a 500 year-old farmhouse in Gasteig/Kirchdorf:
Step-free access is available through the garden. Show and exhibition room, farm shop, snug and toilets, ground level.

Raritäten Zoo Ebbs
An animal park with lots of exotic animals. More than 500 animals of 70 different species have found a new home from home in this well-kept facility which has lots of flowers. The animal realm in the children's farm is especially popular with children, so too is the monkey feeding. Barrier-free routes and toilets.

Haflinger adventure realm Fohlenhof Ebbs
Fohlenhof Ebbs is the most significant Haflinger stud farm in the world and is open daily for guided tours. On some of them the horses demonstrate their skills in a Haflinger Show.
Barrier-free access to the Fohlenhof and barrier-free toilets. (Unfortunately the museum on the 1st floor is not barrier-free.)

The smallest town in Austria provides traditional glass art with its medieval flair.
Tip: The lift to the mountain ruins on the Schlossberg provides a wonderful view. Barrier-free gastronomy and toilets in Café Hacker and Restaurant Malerwinkel.

Achensee steam rack-and-pinion railway
At 121 years old, the steam rack-and-pinion railway takes 45 minutes to go through the wild and romantic landscape of Jenbach to the southern tip at Achensee. The train drivers lift wheelchairs into the cable car. ÖBB provide a lift available for electric wheelchairs. Barrier-free access to the road is also available at the exit of Achensee train station and provided to excursion boats.

Achensee boat trip
Experience a romantic boat trip on the biggest lake in Tirol.
The Achensee boat trip provides barrier-free transport on two liners.

From May to October full steam ahead through Zillertal – it is 32 km from Jenbach to Mayrhofen. All the coaches in the Zillertalbahn have been designed in a way to make them suitable for handicapped people and all entrance points have a fold-out ramp, ensuring hassle-free access.

Krimml Waterfalls and WaterWonderWorld
With a fall height of 380m over three levels, Krimml Waterfalls are the fifth highest waterfalls in the world and the biggest in Europe.
Access from the car parks to ‘Kürsingerplatz’ at the lowermost waterfall is handicap-accessible. Handicap-accessible toilets available.
Everything revolves around water in the theme park WaterWonderWorld:
Aqua Park, multivisual cinema and some sections of the Haus des Wassers are barrier-free. Handicap-accessible toilets available.

Swarovski Crystal Worlds
A water-spewing giant watches over this crystalline magic realm. 14 subterranean chambers inspired and created by artists invite you to enjoy a sensual journey into a glistening labyrinth. The crystal worlds have specific toilet facilities and ascent aids to assist people with restricted mobility. The staff at the entrance area are happy to provide further assistance.

Zeiss Planetarium Schwaz
The huge 360 degree circular screen, which spans 100 m², whisks you off into the mysterious realm of planets, galaxies and stars using sophisticated projection technology. The Planetarium is suitable for people who have disabilities and wheelchair users: Wheelchair users have direct, ramp access to the foyer and can then proceed into the auditorium. There is no need to get out of your wheelchair in the domed hall, and accessible toilet facilities are available.

National Park worlds Mittersill
The unique Alpine adventure world features the highest summit in Austria - the Großglockner, at 3798m, and more 266 three-thousand metre mountains, over 342 glaciers and one of the most impressive waterfalls in the world under one roof. All the experience stations, the restaurant and the toilets are barrier-free and suitable for people who have disabilities.

Großglockner High Alpine Road
This famous Alpine road takes you to the highest mountain in Austria, the Großglockner (3798m). Almost all of the viewing points and the park and rest places are accessible by car. Barrier-free exhibits: Exhibition at a flower-filled meadow in Schöneck, Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe visitor centre (lift)
Handicap-accessible toilets: Shops in Ferleiten, Museum Alpine nature show, Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe
Snack stop option: Restaurant Glocknerhaus (ca. 3 km before Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe, ramp, accessible toilets) and Panorama restaurant Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Höhe (lift, accessible toilets)

The most famous landmark of the capital of Tirol is the Golden Roof in the Gothic old town area. St. Jakob cathedral is behind it, set in narrow streets. Stroll on Maria-Theresien-Straße to the ‘Triumphpforte’. And then in Hofgarten enjoy the tranquillity beneath the shade of the trees near the Hofburg.

Golden Roof & Museum
Built as a residence for Tirol’s state rulers. The alcove balcony which has 2657 gilded copper shingles was added by Emperor Maximilian I. Permanent exhibition to Emperor Maximilian I. and the late medieval period in Tirol. Please enquire at the cash desk to access the museum with the lift. Accessible toilets.

Imperial Hofburg palace
Built in late Gothic style under Archduke Sigmund and Emperor Maximilian I., redesigned by Empress Maria Theresia, state room, chapel, exhibition rooms.
Entrance for wheelchair users in the Great Courtyard (please ring the bell). There is a stairlilft at the first flight of stairs, then a lift to the exhibition rooms. Accessible toilets on the ground and 2nd floors. Top floor.

Court chapel
Built 1555-65, the most significant German imperial grave (cenotaph for Maximilian I.) surrounded by 28 larger than life bronze figures. Exterior ramp at the entrance.

Museum of Tirol Regional Heritage
One of the loveliest Alpine collections: Snugs, traditional costumes, agricultural equipment, carnival masks, Christmas cribs. 2 steps up to the door of the museum, lift in the museum

Tiroler Landemuseum Ferdinandeum
Significant and comprehensive collections, ranging from art history to archaeology, history, natural sciences and music are what make the Ferdinandeum a museum of international importance. Barrier-free entrance via the rear courtyard, lift in the museum

The silhouette of the fortress, cathedral and church steeples in the Baroque town is so beautiful that it has long been regarded as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. On a stroll through the Old Town area you will discover the Getreidegasse, the cathedral, the Residenz, the Glockenspiel, Mozart’s birth house, the Horse Pond, St. Peter’s Monastery, the famous Festival Playhouses and across the river, Mirabell Gardens and Mirabell Palace with its marble hall - and with Hohensalzburg Fortress always in sight.

Haus der Natur
A visit to Haus der Natur, Salzburg’s biggest and most popular museum, provides plenty of variety: A journey into the human body, from primeval times into the future, from the Arctic to the coast, technology you can touch, aquarium & reptile zoo.
Access via a ramp, museum is barrier-free, doors in the lifts provide plenty of width, stair lift in the space hall and reptile zoo, accessible toilets on the ground floor and on the 1st floor

Zoo Salzburg
A home from home for 140 animals from Eurasia, South America and Africa: See otters diving, golden-headed lion, tamarin hunting insects or snow leopards playing.
Gravelled paths, climb get to the Africa area - assistance might be required, all other routes and areas are accessible to wheelchairs, accessible toilets opposite the restaurant.

Hellbrunn Palace
Hellbrunn pleasure palace and its watergames were built for pleasure. The fresh water invigorates the senses and calms the mind – Wellness in the late Renaissance period.
Water Games and park are suitable for wheelchair users - pebbled paths, catering facilities and toilets are barrier-free

Salzburg for people who have specific requirements:

Hire stations

Wheelchairs and auxiliary aids available to hire

If you are on holiday and need a wheelchair or another auxiliary aid, then these addresses may be of help.

Gesundheits- und Sozialsprengel St. Johann – Oberndorf – Kirchdorf
Schwimmbadweg 3a
6380 St. Johann in Tirol
Tel. 0043 5352 61300

Kostner St. Johann
6380 St. Johann
Bahnhofstraße 12
Tel. 0043 5352 64519