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Hiking around the Elisabeth Hotel

Your hiking hotel in Kitzbühel

Hiking through the Kitzbühel Alps
Hiking in Tyrol

Take a comfortable hike on the flat paths or hike all the way up to the 2,400m summits on the Kitzbühel Alps: around your Elisabeth Spa Hotel in Tyrol you the most beautiful hiking trails are at your feet. Your hiking holiday starts right at the activity hotel's doorstep in Kirchberg. Enjoy the mountains, Tyrol's natural environment and purest alpine air during your hike to the next destination.

Hiking in the summer on holidays in Tyrol
Enjoy the Alpine countryside

Hiking around Kirchberg

In Kirchberg near Kitzbühel you stay in the middle of a true hiking eldorado: marvellous 1,000 kilometres of perfectly prepared hiking paths make hikers' hearts leap for joy. Take a hike over the blooming alpine meadows, past grazing cows, take a break at the viewing platforms and enjoy the views over the gentle Kitzbühel mountain ridges and the Wilder Kaiser – a long lasting holiday memory.

The perfect hiking tour for everyone

Leisure hiking with stunning panorama views? Walking from hut to hut and experience the culinary Tyrolean region? Mountain experiences for the whole family? Challenging summits? The Kitzbühel hiking region offers it all. Wherever your legs will take you – quiet and the most beautiful natural environment are your constant companions.

For unexperienced hikers we recommend the various walking paths. Take a walk through the valley along the River Ache to Aschau. This is also a great region for Nordic Walkers.

Guided hiking programme at the Elisabeth Hotel

Benefit from our guided hikes with our hiking guide Elisabeth “Lisi” Ehrensberger. A diverse hiking programme takes you on easy and more challenging hikes to the most beautiful spots on the Kitzbühel Alps five times a week.

Kasplatzl show dairy

Take a hike to the alpine pasture and get to know the secrets of organic cheese-making with nothing else but nature – get the perfect insight at the show dairy. Here you will experience the lush meadows not only with your feet but also on your plate.

Gaisberg tour

Alone or with our hiking guide Lisi, this tour is perfect for everyone with a bit of hiking experience and stamina. The tour is 4 hours long and takes you to the 1,770m high Gaisberg summit, where a breathtaking panorama view is waiting for you as a reward.

Off to the Streif

During the winter the world-famous ski run, during the summer worth a hike: the Streif. Take the bus or the car to Kitzbühel, which is located 6km away from Kirchberg, from there you can take the Hahnenkamm cable car up the mountain and finally take a walk back down to the valley. Pass the famous mousetrap (“Mausefalle”) and the “Alte Schneise”. At the Seidlalm a delicious snack is already waiting for you. Return to the ski runs' finish over the Lärchenschuss, Hausberg and Zielschuss.

Gampenkogel and Kreuzjöchlsee

Start this hike in Brixen, ca. 7 kilometres away from the Elisabeth Hotel. The Alpenrosen cable car offers a convenient ascent. From the mountain station you then take a hike over wind gaps and wide paths to the Gampenkogels summit at 1,727m. Return to the starting point of the circular walk over the south path and the idyllic Lake Kreuzjöchlsee. The easier option leads you directly to the Lake Kreuzjöchlsee, a beautiful panorama hike for the whole family or also suitable for Nordic Walking.

Spa for tired hikers

After an exhausting hiking tour it's time for gentle recreation and relaxation. Enjoy a soothing foot massage at your Elisabeth Holiday Hotel's spa area or fell the muscle relaxing effect of a sauna – this way your legs will get fit for the evening programme.

Look forward to a long hiking summer in Tyrol! Your 4-star superior Elisabeth Hotel, in the middle of the Kitzbühel Alps, is already waiting for you. Send your no obligation holiday enquiry to your hosts, the Walch family