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Ski holidays in Mittersill – Kitzbuhel in Austria

Mittersill is a town in Austria that is linked to the Kitzbuhel ski area through the Panoramabahn cable car at Resterhohe. Kitzbuhel is a leading ski resort located in the majestic Austrian Alps, providing glorious ski runs in one of Europe’s most treasured areas of natural beauty.

Resort Statistics

Mittersill – Kitzbuhel ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 29
Intermediates 27
Advanced 11
Total Runs 67
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Resort bus Supermarket
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 787m
Highest Lift 2004m
Total Piste 170km
Longest Run 8km
Directions of Slopes N,E,S,W
Uphill Capacity 77500
Total Lifts 61
Gondolas/Cable cars 11
Chairlifts 27
Drag Lifts 15
Snow Parks 2

Snow conditions in Mittersill – Kitzbuhel

The ski seasons generally runs between December and April, with all slopes being well-maintained to ensure the best possible conditions for visitors. Overall, an average of 155 days a year are suitable for skiing, giving skiers and snowboarders plenty of time to make a visit.

Mittersill – Kitzbuhel ski resort

Kitzbuhel offers 170km of prepared slopes, 32 km of ski routes and 56 cosy ski huts for skiers and snowboarders looking for a unique break in picturesque winter surroundings.

With runs to suit visitors regardless of their ability, the resort is suitable for anyone interested in the sport. Kitzbuhel boasts a huge array of runs designed for beginners, intermediates and experts.

It has also received critical acclaim, with voting it the “best ski resort in the world” in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Other than skiing between the ski villages, there is a Postbus bus link that operates between Kitzbuhel Hahnenkamm and Mittersill. We would recommend checking the times before going out skiing as they are at irregular times throughout the day between 7am – 5pm. Taxis are available in the evenings but it will be expensive for the long distance between Kitzbuhel town and Mittersill.

Skiing in Mittersill – Kitzbuhel

The skiing experience across Kitzbuhel is absolutely sublime. Kitzbuhel has a glowing reputation as one of the world’s top winter sports areas and it is easy to see why. Breathtaking scenery, varied runs and a relaxed atmosphere make it an unmissable destination for those looking to see the best slopes in the world.

We can’t talk about Kitzbuhel without mentioning the Streif run. This stretch of snow is one of the most exciting challenges in the world for winter sports enthusiasts.

Ski accommodation in Mittersill – Kitzbuhel

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Après ski, restaurants and non-ski activities in Mittersill – Kitzbuhel

With a village full of restaurants, bars and cafes, Mittersill is a fantastic place to relax after a day of hard work on the slopes. Sleigh ride tours are also available at the resort if you want to enjoy the majestic scenery and winter atmosphere in style.

Kitzbuhel offers a much livelier vibe, with plenty of ski huts and bars hosting parties until the early hours. The Stamperl is one of the most popular drinking establishments and is a great place to mingle with other skiers and is located at the bottom of the slopes. Other favourites include The Londoner and O’Flannigans.

Other activities to do in Kitzbuhel include:

  • Cross country skiing
  • Winter hiking / snow shoe walking
  • Swimming at the Water World Aquarena with fun slides, sauna and spa.
  • Ice skating, ice hockey and Curling at the Mercedes Benz Sportpark
  • Tobogganing and night skiing at Gaisberg in Kirchberg
  • Horse drawn sleigh rides
  • Excusions to Salzberg and Innsbruck (ask at the tourist office in the square)

Transfer times to Mittersill – Kitzbuhel

Innsbruck (1 hour, 30 minutes), Munich (2 hours) and Salzburg (1 hour, 30 minutes) airports are the easiest to reach for visitors.