Discover the sunny side of Tyrol in winter

Places to visit in winter

Kufstein

Explore Kufstein from all angles and don’t miss out on any of the features of this fortress town. Take a stroll through the narrow alleys in the old part of the town, experience the history of the Römerhofgasse. Marvel at the architecture of the town hall and enjoy a voyage of discovery in this fortress town.

Contact

www.kufstein.com

TIP For a little break:

Fritz – Wein- Café: Extensive wine list, personal, authentic, a real pleasure (even without the Riedel glasses J)
Unterer Stadtplatz 18, Tue – Fri. 16.00 – 24.00, `Sat. 11.00 – 24.00 (closed Sun & Mon)

Stollen 1930: smilethere’sgin – The largest selection of gin in the world, with more than 800 varieties (and an entry in the Guinness book of records). Great gin, great atmosphere.
Römerhofgasse 4, daily from 18.00 – 02.00 (minimum age 21)

Riedel Glashütte – Shop – Outlet

Famous throughout the world: RIEDEL GLASS. Visit the 250 year-old glass manufacturer Riedel in Kufstein. Find out about the history, tradition, and present-day. Watch how glassmakers can sensitively work with glass, a very diverse material, as if creating a type of “symphony”. Later, you can purchase hand made or blown Riedel glasses and decanters at a special price for your private Riedel collection at home.

Pick up your voucher for entry to the Riedel glass manufacturers from Sepp und Karina.

Opening times:

  • Glashütte &Sinfonie:     Mo – Fr. 09.00 – 12.00 & 13.00 – 16.00 Uhr
  • Riedel Shop & Outlet:   Mo – Fr. 09.00 – 18.00 Uhr | Sa. 09.00 – 17.00 Uhr
  • Closed on Sundays and bank holidays

Contact

www.riedel.com

Kufstein fortress

The Kufstein fortress (Festung Kufstein) is a popular attraction for guests from all over the world. It was built as a defence fortress and is now a respectable landmark of Kufstein and a significant cultural highlight.

Opening times:

  • Daily 10.00 - 17.00 Uhr
  • Last admittance 16.00 Uhr
  • Bank holidays: open
  • Helden organ concerrt: daily 12.00
  • Wilder Kaiser Card discount on entry: -10%

Contact

www.festung.kufstein.at

Kitzbühel

Snow-covered Kitzbühel

From November through to May, the Tyrolean lifestyle metropolis displays its varied, fascinating facets. Charming, elegant, sporty, a combination of lifestyle with tradition, Kitzbühel is one of the best winter holiday destinations in the heart of the Alps. Nestled between the Hahnenkamm and the Kitzbüheler Horn, the region offers fabulous natural surroundings for sport-lovers. Kitzbühel is the hot spot in the Alps, with its historic town centre and its many sporting and cultural events.

Contact Kitzbühel Tourist Office

www.kitzbuehel.com

TIP: Praxmair Cafe-Bar-Konditorei

This is a somewhere you can experience heartwarming Austrian character not only in its staff but also in the marvellous confectionery it offers. Even when it is busy, there is no sense of stress or hectic, it is quite simply an excellent place to visit and treat yourself to something special after skiing, hiking, or shopping.

 

TOP-Events and highlights in Winter:

16.01.-19.01.202018. Snow Polo World Cup
24.01.-26.01.202080. Hahnenkamm-Rennen in Kitzbühel
29.0210. Streif Vertical Up – die Schlacht am Hahnenkamm
03.04.-19.04.2020Ostern in Kitzbühel

Innsbruck

Innsbruck fascinates its visitors as the capital city of the Alps with a multitude of world-famous tourist sights, cultural events, and discovery tours, whether in the city or in the mountains. Innsbruck is always strongly and traditionally associated with cosmopolitanism, dynamism and Alpine-urbanism. The city, nestled in wonderful Alpine nature, brings its visitors out in goosebumps.

Kontakt

www.innsbruck.info

Discover Innsbruck in 24 hours

Discover the fascinating capital city in just 24 hours with an Innsbruck Card. The best place to start your tour of discovery is in the city centre by the gleaming landmark of Innsbruck, the “Goldenes Dachl”. The old part of the city is one of the most popular photographic images of Innsbruck with its colourful facades, bay windows and pergolas, surrounded by an impressive chain of mountain peaks over 2000 m in height. For a great view over the roofs of Innsbruck and into the surrounding mountains, it is worth climbing the 148 steps of the mediaeval city tower. Take a walk to the Hofburg with its Hofkirche church, one of the most impressive sights, then past the Landestheater and spend a little while in the romantic Hofgarten. If you want a little shopping tour, the best place to go is the newly built Kaufhaus Tyrol where you will find plenty of top brand shops. At the end of your discovery tour, head up to the Seegrube or the Hafelekar on the Nordkettenbahnen lifts to 2334 m above sea level. Enjoy, live, and be amazed.

Be sure not to miss these highlights:

  • Old part of the city and the Maria-Theresien-Straße with the emblem of Innsbruck, “das Goldene Dachl”
  • Medieval city tower
  • Hofburg and Hofkirche (court castle and church)
  • Nordkette mountains

Your pass is active from 10 o’clock in the morning and can be used until 10:00 the next day. It gives you free use of all public transport as well as the “Sightseer”, the hop-on-hop-off bus in Innsbruck.

Innsbruck card prices

24h Adult€ 39,-
Children 6-15€ 19,50

Swarovski Kristallwelten (World of crystal glass):

The “Swarovski Kristallwelt” was opened in 1995 to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary. It was designed by multi media artist André Heller as a unique place of imagination.

The Swarovski Kristallwelt is now one of the most popular tourist attractions, enchanting visitors from all over the world with the variety on display. Visitors are surprised, touched, and maybe even transformed.

The incredible “Wunderkammer” with its “Riesen” giant and garden was opened in 2015. Come and witness ancient history combined with contemporary art.

Opening times:

  • September until June
  • Daily from 08.30 – 19.30
  • Last admittance: 18.30

Contact

www.kristallwelten.swarovski.com

Entry prices

Adult€ 19.-
Children 6 - 14 accompanied by an adult€ 7,50
Children 0 – 5 JahreFree

Salzburg

Dive into the magic of the world-famous Mozart city of Salzburg where art, culture, tradition, and modern day all come together in harmony. The scenery and architecture make Salzburg an unforgettable work of art in itself.

Contact

Opening times:
January, February, March, November and December: Mo-Sa 09.00-18.00
April – October: daily from 09.00-18.00

www.salzburg.info

Shopping in Salzburg

Something for everyone, whether it be the shopping centre with its huge selection and diversity of shops or the designer boutiques. Find a bargain or two in the designer outlet on the edge of the city, or stroll amongst the shops in the old part of the city with family tradition in the romantic ancient alleys in the city centre.

Unser Tip: Visit the many traditional manufacturers in the Getreidegasse, bringing the narrow alleys magically to life. Perhaps you will find a little gift for yourself or those at home.

A visit to the Café Konditorei Fürst - Alter Markt is an absolute must. Even in the 21st-century, the original “Salzburger Mozartkugeln” Mozart balls are made by hand using the same production process and recipe as always. The Konditorei Fürst is also famous for its chocolates and truffle specialities.

Alpeniglu Dorf Hochbrixen

An ice fairytale world near the Wilder Kaiser mountain.

Visitors are enchanted by this white ice village with its 18 house-high igloos in front of the impressive backdrop of the Kitzbühel Alps. A world of discovery opens up: an igloo hotel, church, restaurant, bar, sun lounge, and exhibition.

The ice art exhibition ICE LAND is a highlight; international artists display handmade ice sculptures which are presented using especially effective lighting.

The glistening world of ice art is to be found at the Hochbrixen top station, and is perfectly easy to get to for non-skiers too by taking the gondola lift. The igloo village is open for visitors from the end of December through to the end of March (depending on snow conditions and weather).

Contact

www.alpeniglu.com