In St. Johann in Tirol life is pulsating! The Baroque town invites you to stroll, linger and enjoy yourself. Numerous shops, cafés and restaurants make St. Johann in Tirol a popular meeting point. Lots of big events in the calendar for the year reveal a lively town. St. Johann in Tirol provides an exceptional mix of urban style and unique natural adventure. Thanks to its central location between the Kitzbüheler Horn and the Wilder Kaiser the town is an ideal starting point for all kinds of tours. With the SkiStar cable car in St. Johann in Tirol you get to experience the Harschbichl beneath the Kitzbüheler Horn in both summer and winter. Refreshment and an outstanding wellness offer is available in the Panorama Badewelt.
St. Johann in Tirol (659 metres altitude) is located in the middle of Leukental valley, which extends from Jochberg to close to the Bavarian border. With its 9550 inhabitants, St. Johann in Tirol is an economic and also a tourist hub in the region, with 4500 guest beds available in a wide range of categories.
Summer fun and winter fairy tales tempt experts as well as those new to the mountains and to skiing to the heart of the region. Throughout the year, spanning all the seasons, amid its Alpine pastures and ski runs, St. Johann in Tirol has so many offers for all ages groups - from little water bodies to ‘big’ climbers.
St. Johann in Tirol in the summer
At the foot of the Kaiser massif, cyclists, walkers and hikers are always on the right track here. Per pedes, per pedale or on horseback, head to the loveliest lodges, Alpine pastures, waterfalls, wild flower meadows and to cosy beer gardens. Mountain hikes around St. Johann in Tirol are special pleasure-filled tours. More than 20 traditional snack stations, lodges and mountain inns serve home-made produce from their own, or one of the surrounding farms.
St. Johann in Tirol in the winter
Where in the summer lush green Alpine pastures are radiant, in winter, skiers and snowboarders leave their tracks in the powder snow. Beneath the Harschbichl is one of the loveliest family snow stomping grounds in the Kitzbühel Alps. Over 40 kilometres of pistes on the north flanks of the Kitzbühel Horn provide ski runs of all difficulty levels, while contemporary lift facilities take ski fans up high, and the numerous ski instructors show boarding bambinis and ski senior citizens alike how to turn properly in the snow. Cross-country is a tradition in St. Johann in Tirol too: More than 200 kilometres of slopes wind their way through the sunny valley – and once a year the region plays host to the biggest open cross-country race in Austria. At the International Tiroler Koasalauf, which takes place each year at the start of February, more than 2000 participants snap into their cross-country skis.