Kitzbühel Alps mountain adventure
Get the most out of your holiday in Wildschönau at any time of year! Located on the fringe of the Kitzbühel Alps, Wildschönau is embedded in an Alpine landscape of outstanding natural charm. Some 300 kilometers of hiking trails take outdoor enthusiasts to the most beautiful spots throughout the valley. Regain your spirits over a hearty meal of local specialties at one of the quaint mountain restaurants. Wildschönau makes a fine destination in winter as well. Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau is one of the best ski resorts in the area, offering unrivaled skiing on 145 kilometers of immaculate ski runs. This is the place for the whole family to relax and have fun!
Wildschönau: A hiker’s paradise
Unspoiled surroundings, recreation and relaxation, and unparalleled hiking are the key words to describe a holiday at lovely Wildschönau, which comprises the four villages of Niederau, Oberau, Auffach and Thierbach, located at altitudes between 828 and 1150 meters. The valley lends itself to innumerable outdoor activities including walking and hiking, cycling, and a lot more. Explore the Kitzbühel Alps on 300 kilometers of hiking trails! Having climbed the peak of your choice, there is nothing to beat a hearty meal at one of the cozy mountain restaurants and lodges serving local specialties. Among the most popular hiking destinations are the following: Markbachjochalm in Niederau, Gratlspitz (accessible from Thierbach) and, of course, Großer Beil, the highest peak in the Wildschönau area. Longing for a refreshing soak after a tiring walk or hiking tour? If so, try the beautifully designed Bergbadl pools at Wildschönau, which make a fine destination for families and offer innumerable attractions and facilities for children.
Skiing in the mountains of Tirol
Enjoy skiing, sledging, winter walking, Nordic walking and many other outdoor activities in the lovely winter sports resort of Wildschönau, which offers hassle-free holidays in a particularly friendly and relaxed atmosphere, making visitors feel welcome from the moment they arrive. The picture-postcard winter wonderland creates memories to last a lifetime! With 145 kilometers of slopes and 47 cutting-edge uphill facilities the Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau ski area caters for the needs of discerning guests. It ranks among Tirol’s top 10 ski resorts and features varied and immaculate slopes for skiers of all ages and ambitions – and for families with children in particular. However, there are many winter sport options even down in the valley. How about cross-country skiing, for instance, or a leisurely walk along some of the 40 kilometers of cleared trails? Wildschönau offers all the prerequisites to make your winter break worthwhile!
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Walking in the Wildschönau, in beautiful alpine scenery gets your heart beating faster and opens up new horizons. 300 well marked and well kept walking paths lead you to every corner of this beautiful place. Along the valley floor there is walking for enjoyment to old farmhouses where you can taste local dishes, homegrown herbs or home distilled schnaps and liqueurs. Admire the impressive bronze statues along St. Francis’ Path from Niederau to Oberau which are dedicated to the Songs of St Francis of Assisi. Higher up you can visit the high pastures and their alpine dairies where prize winning cheeses are produced throughout the summer months. On the highest ridges an unbelievable panorama opens up taking in the Inn Valley and the Kitzbühel and Ziller Alps. The high walks are made easy by the cable cars which run throughout the summer months. The Markbachjoch lift opens in May and on the mountain top there is a petting zoo and small playground as well as easy walks and more strenuous tours making it particularly popular with families.