Hopfgarten: Holidays with a view
Lush green meadows, gentle hills and mostly beautiful weather – Hopfgarten in the Brixental valley is one of the sunniest and warmest areas in the Kitzbüheler Alps. But the Tirolean municipality is not only worth a visit due to its climate: Located at the entrance of the Brixental valley in Austria, the village fascinates guests spending their holidays in Hopfgarten with its traditional city center, a majestic Baroque church and the “Salvenaland” park – a 7 hectare leisure area with a bathing lake, playground and sports grounds. The local mountain in Hopfgarten is the Hohe Salve – also known as the most beautiful mountain with a view in Tirol – ideal for relaxing hiking and skiing pleasures. The Hopfgarten skiing area is connected to the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental skiing area. The region is also popular among cross-country skiers.
Summer in Brixental: On the traces of eagles
Massive peaks, wide valleys and refreshing lakes – a summer holiday in Hopfgarten promises happy moments at the heart of Tirol. Whether you prefer hiking, biking, playing golf, riding or swimming – action is part of everyday life at the foot of the Hohe Salve mountain. There are 2,500 km of hiking and more than 1,000 km of cycling and mountain biking routes across the Kitzbüheler Alps. Nine top golf courses can be found within 50 km, numerous mountain lakes await you with their refreshing water – great on hot summer days – and the bike park increases your adrenaline level. In the center of Hopfgarten you will find the “Salvenaland” area on seven hectare – an oasis for peace and relaxation including a natural bathing lake, old trees, a lawn and playground. If you want to top your holiday in a hotel in Hopfgarten with an extraordinary experience, then follow the traces of eagles and try tandem paragliding from the Hohe Salve mountain all the way down into the valley.
Snow Paradise at Wilder Kaiser
The Hopfgarten ski resort – Itter – Kelchsau is part of the Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski resort – Austria’s largest interconnected skiing area. The SkiWelt ski resort has received many awards and boasts 280 km of slopes, 90 modern lifts, night-time skiing facilities and flood-lit tobogganing tracks. Due to the big amounts of natural snow there is always enough snow in the SkiWelt Wilder-Kaiser Brixental. Hopfgarten itself is the ideal starting point to access the SkiWelt and offers top conditions for active holidays amid the Kitzbüheler Alps. An exercise skiing area in the center of Hopfgarten is popular with families: Beginners learn to ski there and the little ones enjoy skiing fun together with their skiing instructors. Furthermore, cross-country skiers also like the area between the Kitzbüheler Alps and the mountains in the Inntal valley: A total of 74 km of tracks await them. Guest card holders may use the cross-country tracks for free.