Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Kitzbuhel, Tyrol, Austria, Europe

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Kitzbuhel, Tyrol, Austria, Europe

Kitzbuhel is a town in the Tyrol state in Austria covering an area of 58.02 square kilometers (22.40 square miles) and situated at an elevation of 762 meters (2,500 feet) above the sea level on the banks of the Kitzbuheler Ache River.  Kitzbuhel is surrounded by mountainous region and tourism is the main industry of the town surrounded by numerous hotels and restaurants and best recognized and fanciest winter sports resorts positioned in the middle of Hahnenkamm and Kitzbühler Horn Mountains.

Kitzbuhel is surrounded by Kirchberg in Tirol, Reith bei Kitzbuhel, Jochberg, Sankt Johann, Ellmau, Fieberbrunn, Brixen im Thale and Oberndorf in Tirol and situated at the distance of 370 kilometers from the capital of Austria, Vienna. Coordinates of Kitzbuhel are 47.4464° N, 12.3919° E.


History of Kitzbuhel:

Kitzbuhel was populated in the early 1100 and 800 BC by Illyrians mining copper and the Romans invaded the region during 15 BC under the rule of Augustus Emperor. In 1255, Kitzbuhel became the division of Upper Bavaria and in 1271, Louis II, Duke of Bavaria, granted the region as the town and constructed the wall around the town due to location on top of the hill it was unaffected by war for many centuries. A railway line was constructed from Salzburg-Tyrol Railway in the year 1875, later became one of the trading and industrial town in the country.


What to see in Kitzbuhel?

Copper Mine Museum:

Copper Mine Museum is positioned at the distance of 10 kilometers from Kitzbuhel town is also renowned as “Schaubergwerk Kupferplatte” and in 1990, the old gallery was converted to Kupferplatte mining museum, where the sightseers get to descend 500 meters from pit railway.


Cable Car Museum:

Cable Car Museum is just 2 kilometers from Kitzbuhel town is an exclusive museum in the Alps and is approximately 5,600 feet high in the peak station of the Hahnenkamm cable car. This museum narrates the history of skiing position in Kitzbuehel, cable car history and many details related to the skiing race.


St. Catherine’s Church:

St. Catherine’s Church is one of the oldest churches in the country constructed between 1360 and 1365 is a high Gothic church in the town. The church is situated in the center of the city is one the major landmarks in the town.


Interesting places to see in and around Kitzbuhel:

  • Protestant Christ’s Church
  • Museum Kitzbühel
  • Fresco by Max Weiler
  • Berghaus Holzmeister
  • Reisch Dance Cafe


Weather in Kitzbuhel:

Climate in Kitzbuhel is enjoyable throughout the year and tourists visit the town throughout the year due to various facilities and factors. Summer is warm in the town and winter is chilled and snowy sometimes.


Getting to  Kitzbuhel:

Kitzbuhel is connected through Brixental Road from Worgl and the town is one hub for bus terminal to travel in and around the region, with major bus services from different parts of the country. Kitzhuhel receives short distance trains from the surrounding region and major stops in and around the town are Kitzbühel Hauptbahnhof, Kitzbühel Hahnenkamm and Kitzbuhel Schwarzseu and long distance trains are available from Innsbruck city located at the distance of 90 kilometers from the town. Salzburg Airport is the nearest airport to Kitzbuhel town situated at the distance of 74 kilometers in Salzburg city.


Accommodation in Kitzbuhel:

Kitzbuhel is surrounded by mountainous region and best place for guests who wishes to spend a relaxing and reinvigorating vacation in the town and many hotels in the town boasts authentic Tyrolean decor combined with modern comfort of the highest standard with amenities like cable TV, climate controls, a beverage station, a personal safe, high-speed Internet access, room service, a tour desk, a lounge with bar service, meeting and conference rooms. Some of the prominent hotels in Kitzbuhel are listed below:

  • Hotel Schloss Lebenberg
  • Grand Tirolia Golf & Ski Resort
  • Harisch Hotel Weisses Roessl Kitzbuhel
  • Hotel Goldener Greif
  • Golf Hotel Rasmushof
  • Best Western Premier Hotel Kaiserhof Kitzbühel
  • Hotel Astoria Kitzbühel
  • Sporthotel Reisch
  • Sport- Wellnesshotel Bichlhof
  • Hotel Rosis Sonnbergstuben
  • Kitzhof Mountain Design Resort
  • Beauty- und Sporthotel Schweizerhof
  • Schwarzer Adler Hotel Kitzbuhel
  • Hotel Maria Theresia Kitzbuhel

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