Erpfendorf is a small, yet nice town which scores points thanks to its wide selection of activities for active holiday-makers. In the St. Johann in Tirol region, Erpfendorf is without a doubt a hiking paradise and an ideal starting point for lots of themed hiking routes, lodge tours and family hikes. One special highlight in Erpfendorf is the Griessbachklamm gorge. Unspoilt natural surroundings, clear waters and romantic views tempt you to pack up your rucksack. A 9-hole golf course offering plenty of views awaits golf enthusiasts. And the selection of winter sports are something to behold too. A separate little ski lift and lots of winter hiking paths, as well as an extensive range of slopes are waiting for you.
As the smallest town in the region, Erpfendorf (631 metres altitude) has around 1200 inhabitants. The peaceful, idyllic village nestles amid the grassy mountains of the Kitzbühel Alps, which give the landscape its wild and romantic character.
Erpfendorf in the summer
Anyone who plays golf knows that the wonderful sound of that little ball finally plopping into the hole is something to appreciate. And so beginners get to enjoy success fast, all they need is a session on Lärchenhof golf course: On the Academy short course learning is so much more fun than continually practising on a driving range. Meanwhile experts can work on their handicap while enjoying the views to the Steinberge and Kaiser mountain ranges – and enjoy tee-ing off with a superb view on scenic 9-hole tournament course. Nestling in the grassy mountains of the Kitzbühel Alps is the little town of Erpfendorf (1200 inhabitants); a wonderful place for anyone who enjoys getting out and about and being active: As well as its own golf course (and 11 more courses within a mere 30 kilometres!) this holiday town inspires with an extensive network of horse-riding routes and the opportunity to get some initial experience on horse-back with professional instruction. For hikers and cyclists Erpfendorf is a central starting point for dreamy tours into the Kaiser mountains, to the Kitzbüheler Horn, to the Steinplatte and for a dreamy tour through the wild and romantic Griessbachklamm gorge.
Erpfendorf in the winter
Where in summer it is lush Alpine pastures that tempt you to enjoy hiking, in winter skiers have one of the beautiful snow paradises at their feet: The wide and lengthy pistes on the Steinplatte proceed right into Reit im Winkl in Germany. Indeed, even those who are new to skiing are very well catered for in Erpfendorf. After those initial runs on the local, family-friendly slope on the Lärchenhof, the big ski areas nearby present no problem at all. Cross-country skiers have access to the long, sun-blessed slopes in St. Johann in Tirol and also in nearby Waidring, while those who are keen on Biathlon can see how accurate their shot is in the Winter Sport Arena after a skating session.