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Whether you’re looking for some exhilarating en piste action, or simply want to take in the delights of our enchanting medieval town and Alpine landscape at your own pace, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the things to see and do in Kitzbühel.   With many of the main local attractions within easy reach, ski and snowboard enthusiasts will be overjoyed to find themselves at just a few minutes walk from the Kitzbühel cableways terminal, the Hahnenkamm downhill ski run and 25 miles of groomed cross-country skiing tracks. When summer reveals the mountain’s rolling green slopes, golfers can take advantage of the 4 nearby golf courses, while hikers and cyclists will find over 75miles of mountain bike paths and 311 miles of hiking trails to conquer and explore. Set against the magnificent, rugged backdrop of the Wilder Kaiser Mountains, the vibrant town centre offers everything from a cinema, swimming pool and tennis courts, to nightclubs, restaurants, bars, shops and luxury boutiques. History buffs can also lose themselves for hours amidst the fascinating artefacts and paintings at the Kitzbühel Museum, or pay a visit to St. Catherine’s Church, a striking, High Gothic church built in 1360-1365. Alternatively, you can also take a leisurely trip to the idyllic Schwarzsee lake at the foot of the Kitzbuehler Horn. And, remember, if you need advice on the best places to go, just ask the friendly staff of Gasthof Eggerwirt Hotel, who will be more than happy to help!

Winter Sports

Nominated the ‘World’s Best Ski Resort’ and ‘Austria’s Best Ski Resort’, Kitzbühel is a popular destination for ski enthusiasts the world over. Serviced by 57 first-class cable cars and lifts, skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a good 200 days of snow and easy access to miles of well-groomed slopes. In January, there’s also the notorious Hahnenkamm World Cup Races, on the "Streif" (the "Stripe") race course, where international celebrities, fans, and famous athletes rub shoulders for a nail-biting week of downhill action.

Town Museum Kitzbühel

Located in the town’s old granary, Museum Kitzbühel features everything from Tyrolese arts and crafts and skiing event memorabilia, right the way through to Bronze Age finds from the local mines, ancient skis and displays on famous athletes. The museum is also home to an extensive landscape, farming and sports-themed art collection, featuring over 160 drawings and paintings by local expressionist Alfons Walde, whose famous posters attracted the international jet-set to the resort in the 1930s.

Hahnenkamm Race

Every year towards the end of January, Kitzbühel takes centre stage in the skiing universe, when the best athletes in the world head to the town to face the challenge of the spectacular Hahnenkamm races with the ultimate highlight being the Streif downhill race. In 2020, the races will take place for the impressive 80th time. The main focus of the traditional Hahnenkamm races is what is considered to be the world’s most challenging downhill ski race: the Streif.

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