Ultra pictureque Kitzbuhel is difficult to beat in terms of charm and skiing. With it's world famous pedestrian high street. medieval painted houses, historic churches and a resort surrounded by the fearsome Hanenkamm, skiers know they're in for a good week as soon as they arrive. Accommodation is typical Austrian whether budget or lavish which means smart above average size bedrooms, welcoming staff and great food. The vast ski area provides miles of skiing for all standards, from the gentlest tree lined runs to the World Cup run which keeps even the Ski Sunday stars quiet. Locals have been providing high standards for generations and do it with pride and enthusiasm, perfect for skiers wanting a change from some high altitude resorts bereft of typical Alpine soul.