Kitzbuhel Non Ski Activities

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Last updated on February 22nd, 2018 at 03:53 pm

Kitzbuhel Non Ski Activities

Kitzbuhel, like all other ski resorts, is mainly about skiing, but Kitzbuhel non ski activities offers plenty of alternatives for those non-skiers or those looking for something extra.

If you fancy a day off the slopes, here is a great selection of activities for you.

Cross-country skiing

Let us introduce you to the peaceful side of Kitzbuehel.  More than 60 km of groomed trails for classic and skating cross-country enthusiasts are available and offer a very special winter enjoyment.

There is an illuminated Snow Sports Trail at the Golfclub Kitzbuehel-Schwarzsee-Reith and a unique altitude track high up at Pass Thurn.

If you want to escape the busy peak weeks and relax, try this!

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Kitzbuhel Non Ski Activities

Kitzbuhel Non Ski Activities


The toboggan run at the Gaisberg in Kirchberg is the only mountain side course in the area and thanks to floodlighting it is fully operational at night.

Providing you are not exhausted by your daily exercises, it is a great idea to come and try the illuminated tobogganing track.

The 4-seater chairlift at the Gaisberg transports you to the top of the course with ease and the energy saved and enjoyment you experience will inspire you to make multiple runs.

Afterwards you can unwind and relax in the friendly mountain huts that, even during the night, serve tasty meals and delicacies to the guests.

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Every year the Snow Polo World Cup comes to Kitzbuhel every year.

This happens on the second week of January, where the world’s finest polo players will congregate to battle it out in the world’s largest polo tournament.

This really does demonstrate the kind of class Kitzbuhel offers.

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In January, the best ski athletes gather together in Kitzbuhel for one of the most exciting ski races in the world; The Hahnenkamm Race.

The Streif is considered the most spectacular ski runs in the world and is a highlight on the world cup ski racing calendar.

If you are around during the race, there is no doubt but to get a ticket and join the Austrian cow bell party.

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Christmas Market

From 24 November to 25 December, the town centre will be transformed into a festive scene.

During the holiday period, Kitzbuhel can well and truly say, “Welcome to the most magical Christmas town in the Alps!”

The Advent season in Kitzbuhel is yet another magical experience to be enjoyed here.

Whether in Kitzbuhel itself, at the foot of the legendary Hahnenkamm at the Hotel Rasmushof, or in the villages of Reith and Jochberg, visitors to the region during the pre-Christmas period will be treated to a variety of Tirolean delights.

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