St. Johann in Tirol – “At the foot of the Kaiser massif”
St. Johann in Tirol is the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps region. The baroque town invites you to stroll, linger and enjoy. Numerous shops, cafes and restaurants make St. Johann in Tirol a popular meeting place. Spend your holiday in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps!
At the foot of the Kaiser massif, cyclists, walkers and hikers are always on the right path. On foot, by pedal or on horseback, you can go to the most beautiful huts, alpine pastures, waterfalls, wildflower meadows or even cozy beer gardens. Mountain hikes around St. Johann in Tirol are special pleasure tours. More than 20 rustic snack stations, huts and mountain inns serve homemade food from their own farms or from the surrounding farms.
Alpine flower garden on the Kitzbüheler Horn
Between the summit and the Alpenhaus at 1,880 m above sea level lies the beautiful flower garden. Worth seeing! A detailed guide is available at all valley ticket offices and at Kitzbühel Tourism for a small fee (€ 3.50)!
Contact: Alpine Flower Garden on the Kitzbüheler Horn, Kitzbühel, Phone: 0043 (0)5356 62857
Hohe Salve – Brixen Holiday Region
The Hohe Salve (1,829m) with the Salvenkirchlein, the highest pilgrimage church in Austria, guarantees a magnificent 360° panoramic view of more than 70 mountain peaks above 3,000m – a special feeling of exhilaration. The popular mountain peak can be reached on foot from the Hochbrixen mountain station via the Filzalm in about 1 – 1 1/2 hours on foot or by the comfortable Hochsöll/Hohe Salve gondola. Once at the top, a fantastic view is revealed. Directly at the top of the mountain is the Salvenkirchlein, built in 1641, a small pilgrimage church with an early baroque high altar. Opposite the Salvenkirchlein is the Hohe Salve mountain inn with a revolving terrace, which offers a great view of the surrounding mountains even during the meal With the construction of a gondola lift to the mountain peak, whose mountain station was built into the mountain in a chic and invisible way, a north-facing viewing platform with a beautiful view of the Wilder Kaiser was also created. on a clear day you can see far into the Inn Valley and Bavaria as well as a number of attractions such as a wind harp, stations of sundials, an oversized face of a giant for the children to climb and a petting zoo at the mountain inn.
Show mine “Kupferplatte” Jochberg
The mine is located on the Pass Thurn federal road B 161, 10 km south of Kitzbühel. In Jochberg, mining was first mentioned historically in 1447. In 1830, 16 km of track and 2 km of shafts had already been built in multi-storey quarrying. In its heyday, 134 tons of copper ore were mined annually over a length of 30 km. 160 workers found work and bread here. Until 1874, the ore was also smelted in Jochberg. On July 31, 1926, the last shift was run in the “Kupferplatte” and operations were discontinued. In 1990, the “Copper Plate Show Mine” was built in the old Erbstollen tunnel, which can be entered by the mine train 500 m away. If required, (group) guided tours by the former operations manager.
Contact: Show mine “Kupferplatte Jochberg, Pass Thurn, federal road B 161, Jochberg, Phone: 0043 (0)5355 5615, 5779, Fax: 0043 (0)5355 5459
Aurach Wildlife Park
Filming location for the film series “Hansi Hinterseer”. 4 km south of Kitzbühel in the direction of Jochberg-Felbertauern. Turn off the B 161 at Aurach in the direction of Oberaurach and follow the good signs to the wildlife park (1080 m). Approx. 200 animals live at 1,100 m above sea level in Tyrol’s largest outdoor enclosure on a total area of 40 hectares. On the tour you will encounter red deer, lynxes, wild boars, yaks, zebus, marmots, wild ducks, pheasants, peacocks, ibex, etc. in the enclosure or in the wild. Cozy café-restaurant. Game feeding daily at 2.30 p.m. (except during the rutting season from mid-September to mid-November)
The convenient location of Kirchberg invites you to take a stroll through the city… Kitzbühel, Kufstein, Rattenberg, Salzburg, Innsbruck and Munich can be easily reached by car within a radius of 120 km and offer a variety of excursion destinations for every taste. Zoos, museums, castles, adventure parks and much more await visitors.
Kitzbuhel – 6 km away
Let yourself be enchanted by the sports town of Kitzbühel – famous for its picturesque old town, exclusive boutiques and for the legendary Hahnenkamm race on the Streif downhill. Only about 6 kilometres from Kirchberg, Kitzbühel offers an ideal mix of tradition and modernity. Explore historic alleys, enjoy quality gastronomy and experience world-class outdoor activities. A short route that promises unparalleled experiences.
Alfons Walde Collection
charming alleys – Kitzbühel’s front and rear town
“To St. Andrew” from the 15th century
highest cable car in the world
located in the middle of the old town
Kufstein – 40 km away
The city of Kufstein can be reached quickly and comfortably from the towns of the Kitzbühel Alps. Kufstein is surrounded by meadows, forests and lakes in the Tyrolean lowlands, in the immediate vicinity of the German border. The charm and allure of this city lies in many invigorating contrasts. Centuries-old culture competes with impressive nature. The centre and landmark of the city is the fortress of Kufstein, which sits enthroned on a hill above the city. But not only the fortress, but many other historical buildings and monuments characterize the cityscape.
Kufstein Fortress & Museum of Local History
the symbol of the city
Römerhofgasse – Old Town
the old town of Kufstein with its traditional houses
Tiroler Glashütte – Riedel Glas
Adventures of Perception
Madersperger Sewing Machine Museum
dedicated to the inventor of the sewing machine
Hechtsee, Längsee, Pfrillsee
the idyllic natural lakes invite you to relax
Rattenberg – 50 km away
With an area of just under 10 hectares, Rattenberg is the smallest town in Austria. The town is widely known as the city of glass. While strolling through the medieval pedestrian zone, you will discover numerous charming details on the carefully restored medieval town houses. Not to be overlooked are the many glass-refining companies through which Rattenberg gained fame as a glass city. Sights such as the Augustinian Museum, the nailsmiths’ houses with the handicraft museum, the parish church or the glassblowing workshop in the Kisslinger house are definitely worth a visit. From the castle ruins on the Schlossberg you can enjoy the wonderful view of the Inn Valley.
Glass refinement with tradition
Tyrolean art treasures from nine centuries
Schlossberg Rattenberg with castle ruins
fantastically beautiful viewpoints
Old town of Rattenberg
the medieval pedestrian zone
Salzburg – 80 km away
Salzburg is the cosmopolitan city in miniature and is located close to the Kitzbühel Alps in Tyrol. Mozart and “The Sound of Music” have made Salzburg world famous. The silhouette of the fortress, cathedral and church towers of the enchanting baroque city on the northern edge of the Alps make the city unmistakable. Salzburg is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the sights are among the most famous in the world!
The fortress towers picturesquely above the city
in Salzburg, it’s all about Mozart
Hellbrunn Zoo and Palace
a great excursion for the whole family
Museum of Modern Art
the Museum am Mönchsberg in Salzburg
House of Nature
an exciting museum from animals to history to culture
Innsbruck – 100 km away
nnsbruck is the capital of Tyrol and is a historically grown city, which can be reached quickly from the Kitzbühel Alps. The magnificent monuments such as the “Golden Roof”, the Hofburg or Ambras Palace, date back to the time of the monarchy in Austria. The successful mixture of monuments and modern architecture is what makes Innsbruck so special. Innsbruck is also an important sporting centre, having hosted the Winter Olympics twice.
Old Town and “Golden Roof”
a walk through the historic old town
Hofburg and Ambras Castle
a journey into the past to the Habsburgs
Bergisel Ski Jump
the 360-degree panoramic view
Europe’s highest themed zoo
Munich – 120 km away
Munich is known as a cosmopolitan city with a heart – with a great sense of joie de vivre. Lederhosen and fashion trends, beer gardens and shopping temples, big city hustle and bustle and rural cosiness as well as unforgettable impressions and magnificent views. In addition to the many sights, Munich is home to the most famous inn in the world – the Hofbräuhaus. Every year, the Theresienwiesn also hosts the Oktoberfest, the largest beer festival in the world.
a journey around the world at Munich Zoo
the exciting underwater world
not only Fuchur from the “Neverending Story” is waiting here
the most visited museum
the most famous inn in the world
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