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KAT Walk Winter stage 3: Between glamour and tradition

Hiking

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  • EasyLevel
  • access_time3:45 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt13,0 kmDistance
  • terrain817 mHighest point
  • trending_up130 mUphill
  • trending_down240 mDownhill

Tour information

Marvel at historic farms, hike along the centuries-old Römerweg (Roman path) and arrive in the lively market town of St. Johann in Tirol.

With a view of the striking Kitzbüheler Horn and the Wilder Kaiser as a constant companion, the route leads over wonderfully situated farms on the Bichlach and the Römerweg on the edge of Kitzbühel towards Oberndorf. The stage destination is St. Johann in Tirol.
 
Today's hike starts at Münichau Castle and leads via the paths Bahaus and then Geringweg to Waldbad Gieringer Weiher, which serves as a mud bath in summer and is sometimes used for curling in winter. With a leisurely incline, the hike leads uphill to the traditional farms on Bichlach.

After the Vogelsberger Weiher and crossing the Bichlach, you will come to the main road in the valley towards Kitzbühel. This must be crossed in order to get onto the road in the direction of Kitzbüheler Horn.

The route leads on the Walsenbachweg through the Grub settlement, which gives an idea of ​​the flair of Kitzbühel. When you arrive at a beautiful farm, keep left to leave the outskirts of town and walk along the Römerweg to Oberndorf.

By hiking through the hamlet Wiesenschwang you will stay on the route towards St. Johann in Tirol.

On the last section of today's tour you will pass the founding and main location of the international wood factory Egger, which employs over 10,000 people worldwide.

Here the Römerweg joins the Speckbacherstraße and soon you will reach the beginning of the center of St. Johann in Tirol.

KAT Walk “complete hassle-free package” bookers turn right onto Hornweg about 100 meters before the railroad crossing at Hotel Park to get to today's accommodation, Hotel Crystal.

To arrive at the stage destination, the St. Johann tourist information office, stay on Speckbacherstraße until you reach the Billa supermarket. You will see your destination on the left.

 
Tips and additional highlights:

Reith bei Kitzbühel:

Schloss Münichau - historical castle, built in the 15th century and now a hotel
Seebach farm shop - 24-hour self-service shop with self-made products from regional farmers
Walk around the Schwarzsee lake

Along the way:

Detour to the ski world cup town of Kitzbühel
Farm shops and dairies Schörgerer and Schneiderbauer

St. Johann in Tirol:

Flying Fox winter course at Hornpark
Huber Bräu - regional brewery with a lookout tower
Illuminated ice skating at Panorma Badewelt

Book the multi-day KAT Walk Winter with the “complete hassle-free package” including overnight stays, half board, luggage transfer, maps and much more: www.kat-walk.uk/booking

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KAT Walk Winter stage 3: Between glamour and tradition

Features

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  • Reith bei Kitzbühel - Schloss Münichau
  • St. Johann in Tirol - touris information center
  • Depending on snow conditions, cleared winter hiking trail, asphalt, gravel
  • Warm and breathable winter outdoor clothing, waterproof shoes with a non-slip profile, maps, sufficient drinks and snacks (no refreshment stops along the way), first aid equipment, mobile phone with a fully charged battery and charger or powerbank, maps, possibly GPS device or load GPS data onto your mobile phone, cash, sun protection (sunglasses, sunscreen), possibly sticks, etc.
  • Via road no. B170 - turn onto road no. L202 towards Reith bei Kitzbühel
  • Free parking at Parkplatz Schwarzsee P10 - 20 minutes' walk to starting point

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