Forming part of what is one of Austria's largest interconnected piste networks, the two resorts in the Brixental Valley have lots of short lifts and gentle slopes for children.
With the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental and Kitzbühel/Kirchberg, this family-friendly region has not one but two large resorts to offer. The SkiWelt, one of Austria's largest interconnected wintersports areas, has many gentle pistes ideal for beginners as well as children's areas, childcare services and even special ski lifts designed with the safety of children in mind. Further attractions popular with all the family include the igloo village in Hochbrixen with its ice exhibition and the three "Skimovie" runs where skiers can film themselves in action. The resort of Kitzbühel/Kirchberg has just as much going on, including a fun slope, children's area natural halfpipe and snow swing. And the best thing is that all of the lifts at the "Kinderwiesen" down in the valley can be used free of charge!
Tobogganing is also a great activity for all the family. There is a 3.5km toboggan run in Gaisberg.
Special family deals. The SkiWelt has plenty of great discounts and deals for families with children, including a package for families with young children which allows parents to share a single ski pass. In the Family Ski Weeks children up to 15 years of age ski for free. In Kitzbühel there are also the Kids Go Free days – children and youngsters ski for free.
Children's Ski Schools in Brixental Valley
Skiers in the Brixental Valley in the Kitzbühel Alps can choose between three ski schools providing lessons for children as young as three years of age. The Skischule Aktiv in Brixen offers both private lessons and group lessons, while Skischule The Reds in Westendorf offers many funny games to teach little skiers. Last but not least is the Kroko-Kinderland in Kirchberg, where the award-winning Skischule Alpine Profis has a team of professional ski instructors who enjoy teaching youngsters how to take their first turns on snow.
Ski hire shops in the region
- Intersport Gschwantler in Brixen: www.intersport-gschwantler.at
- Gerry Sport GmbH in Kirchberg: www.gerry-sport.com
- Skiverleih Hausberger in Westendorf: www.skisport-hausberger.at