Ski Kitzbühel - Austria's world famous ski resort. Dating from medieval times, the town is picturesque and the skiing and snowboarding world class in terms of challenges and also sheer amount of slopes and off-piste available to you. This is one of the "Best of the Alps" resorts.
Ski Kitzbühel for possibly the ultimate Austrian winter experience. Often garnered as the most beautiful of Austrian ski resorts, it offers fantastic skiing and snowboarding in Austria, including the world famous Hahnenkamm downhill. With 54 lifts and 170 km of piste there's enough variety to keep anyone happy, and you can get there easily from either Salzburg or Innsbruck.
On the slopes
Great skiing is the order of the day when you ski Kitzbühel. Beginners should take the gondola to the easy blue slopes at Kitzbüheler Horn, while intermediates will enjoy the wide-open spaces of Pass Thurn. For advanced skiers there are steep challenges at Ehrenbachgraben, plus of course the legendary Hahnenkamm! There's also some great off-piste challenges.Boarders can head to the snow park at the Kitzbühler Horn, or enjoy the free-riding in the Bichlalm area. The Kitzbühel Horn has two half pipes, a quarter pipe and also a new sprint slalom course - meaning there's something for every boarder. There is almost too much to write down for you - why not check out their website for more information and details.
Eating options are plentiful, with Jagerwurzhutte and Panorama-Alm at Pass Thurn popular for lunch, as is the restaurant at Pengelstein. Restaurants in town range from burger bars to gourmet dining at the Unterberger Stuben. Simply wander the pedestrianised streets for a great selection of restaurants and cafés. The après-ski scene is lively, starting early and continuing into the early hours. Popular local bars include the Londoner, Flugel, and Jagermeister, while Take 5 and the Olympia lead the array of clubs. This is a ski holiday you won't want to end and certainly won't forget! Although a word of caution - this is an expensive resort, so don't come here thinking you can skimp and save.