Home to the (in)famous Streif downhill piste on the Hahnenkamm mountain, Kitzbühel is one of the world's leading destinations for ambitious skiers. Families, cruisers and snowboarders will also find plenty to keep them busy in the surrounding mountains.
Kitzbühel is one of the world's leading destinations for ambitious skiers and snowboarders. Nestled between the Hahnenkamm and Kitzbühel Horn mountains, its slopes extend to Pengelstein and Resterhöhe in the south as well as offering easy areas for beginners and families in Kirchberg, Jochberg and Pass Thurn. As you would expect, there is something for everyone: state-of-the-art lifts and cable cars, cosy huts, funparks, ski schools and downtown accommodation in the centre of Kitzbühel. Ski touring enthusiasts can head off the marked pistes and explore the backcountry.
The famous Hahnenkamm downhill race attracts the world's best skiers each year to take on one of the most challenging pistes of the FIS World Cup. Amateur skiers and snowboarders are welcome to test their own skills and nerves on the incredibly steep gradient – do you dare?