• St. Johann
      #realAustria - St. Johann in Tirol

      Relax in the sun or take a hike in the St. Johann in Tirol region. Always in sight: the striking Wilder Kaiser mountain.

    Create Happy Memories in the Outdoors

    Happiness awaits around every corner in St. Johann in Tirol. The picturesque town, along with its neighbours Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf is located between the most prominent mountains in the Kitzbühel Alps, the Kitzbüheler Horn on one side and the Kaisergebirge on the other one. And because the region makes holiday dreams come true wherever you go, there is even a special local phrase: My Yapadu!

    Each of the four Tirolean towns is an attractive Austrian summer destination for active travellers, nature lovers and families. From sporty activities to relaxing moments in the gentle grassy mountains to alpine peak adventures, entertainment, Tirolean hospitality and foodie delights, the region has it all.

    #realAustria Moments in St. Johann in Tirol ...

    Discover Natural Wonders

    Discover Natural Wonders

    Explore St. Johann's beautiful surroundings and the unique Tirolean way of life! #realAustria

    • Out and about by mountain bike in the region of St. Johann in Tirol

      Wilder Kaiser Round Tour

      The 83 km long biking route around the Kaiser mountains features spectacular views, lakes and alpine inns for breaks in style.

    • Starry sky in Gesäuse National Park in Styria

      Full Moon Hikes

      Get inspired by the brightly lit up mountain realm and experience St. Johann in Tirol on a night hike, in a mysterious and mystical atmosphere.

    • Hermitage Maria Blut / Hermitage Chapel of Maria Blut

      Hermitage Maria Blut

      Located just outside St. Johann, this hermitage has been inhabited for over 300 years. The current resident is a nun.

    Out and about by e-bike in the region of St. Johann in Tirol

    Facts & Figures

    • Hiking routes
      200 km
    • Bike trails
      200 km
    • Open lifts
    • Huts
      > 20

    Get Active in a Dreamy Setting

    The magnificent landscapes of the Kitzbühel Alps are best experienced on foot or on a bike. Hike across alpine pastures (with or without a guide), discover romantic mountain lakes and waterfalls or gorges and ravines, all on well-marked hiking and forest trails, before enjoying a typical Tirolean mountain lunch. Looking for an extra challenge? Make climbing your new favourite summer holiday activity.

    Besides several hundred kilometres of hiking and biking trails, St. Johann in Tirol also boasts countless options for adrenaline junkies: Go paragliding and parachuting or ballooning, canyoning and rafting. And if you arrive with kids, pencil in a visit at the Moor & Moore Adventure World, take a family-friendly themed hike, or hit one of the outdoor pools with slides.

    Summer with the family in St. Johann in Tirol

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    Why Visit St. Johann in Tirol

    • Breathtaking setting in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps
    • Exciting activities for singles, couples and families including mountainbiking, rafting and balloon rides
    • Countless hiking trails from easy to difficult
    • Special summer programmes for children and teenagers
    • Easy to reach by plane, train, car, and bus
    • St. Johann summer guest card: includes buses, trains, pools and discounts on excursions

    Closest Airports

    • Salzburg: 1 hour by car
    • Innsbruck: 1,5 hours by car
    • Munich: 2 hours by car

    Top Activities in St. Johann in Tirol

    •                     Koasa Trail

      Hike the Koasa Trail

      The famous 5-day-tour allows you to explore a different perspective of the Wilder Kaiser mountain at each stage.
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    •                     Climb The Kitzbüheler Horn

      Climb the Kitzbüheler Horn

      Master your climbing skills at the tops of the Kitzbühel Alps. Two via ferrata routes (and endless gorgeous views!) await.
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    •                     Hiking with a fantastic view in St. Johann in Tirol

      Go on a Free Guided Tour

      Explore St. Johann's alpine surroundings together with a knowledgeable local pro. Tours are included in your guest card.
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    Our Tips for ...

    • ... Hiking Routes

      Griesbachklamm Gorge

      A family-friendly circular hike at Griesbachklamm Gorge, featuring wooden boardwalks just above the river, suspension bridges, and waterfalls.

      Eifersbacher Waterfall

      Perfect for a hot summer day! Walk across meadows and through woodlands, over bridges and jetties to the Eifersbacher Waterfall.

      Teufelsgasse (Devil's Lane)

      A legendary gorge with a labyrinth shaped trail at the Leerberg mountain, perfect for adventurous explorers of all ages.

      Horn Summit Mountain Trail

      Marvel at the Wilder Kaiser and the surrounding mountains on this circular route around the Kitzbüheler Horn summit.

      Nature reserve Kaiserbachtal Valley

      Choose from a variety of peak hikes, challenging rock-climbing tours, and two theme trails ideal for those with kids in tow.

    • ... Mountain Huts

      Delicious strudel variations and a fantastic view of the Wilder Kaiser.

      Beloved for its homemade lemonades and rustic hut flair.

      Sample regional specialties after a hike through the mystical Teufelsgasse near Kaiserblick.

      The perfect lunch stop after hiking the Griesbachklamm Gorge and the Jägersteig.

    • ... Photo Stops

      Kitzbühler Horn (1,990 m)
      The striking mountain offers a breath-taking panorama view of the Wilder Kaiser mountain and the Kitzbühl Alps.

      Baumooskogel (1,506 m)
      Take pictures of St. Johann's basin, the Wilder Kaiser, and the Loferer Steinberge mountains from the top. Attention: Only accessible on foot!

      Ursulablick (1,245 m)
      This viewing point on the Niederkaiser ridge, close to the Wilder Kaiser, boasts superb views over the valley basin and to the Kitzbüheler Horn.

      Stripsenkopf (1,807 m)
      A summit in the Kaiser Mountains and a great place to check out the rock faces of the Karlspitze and the Totenkirchl mountain up close.

    • ... Events

      • Lang & Klang
        Live music in beer gardens throughout St. Johann and night shopping.
        6 July - 7 September 2022
      • St. Johann's Weekly Market
        Buy fruits, veggies, and home-made Tirolean treats - every Friday.
        18 March - 18 November 2022
      • Dumpling Festival
        Sample 21 different dumplings at the world's longest dumpling table.
        24 September 2022

    Top Tips for Families

    Hiking at the Kitzbühler Horn Mountain

    Mountain Cart

    The thrilling ride on three wheels includes tricky turns and steep sections.

    Schnackler Adventure Trail

    Schnackler, a young shepherd and local hero, takes children (and their parents) on a fun Adventure Trail featuring learning and playing stations.

    Hornpark - Tree Top Adventure Park

    The largest high ropes park in the Kitzbühel Alps, Hornpark features different courses, incl. a Flying Fox and a zip line one, a special children's area etc.

    Murmi's Kinderland

    A 1200 m² indoor playground for children aged 2-10 years, with trampolines, a spinning tower, giant slides, a climbing volcano and birthday grottos.

    OD Trails

    The Bikepark in Oberndorf offers various trails, a jump line, and a bike shop.

    More Highlights

    Flying to Tirol from the UK

    New flights to Innsbruck

    From 28 May 2022, getting from the UK to Tirol by plane could not be easier! Jet2 flies you to Innsbruck from the following cities:

    • from Birmingham to Innsbruck every Saturday
    • from Bristol to Innsbruck every Saturday
    • from Manchester to Innsbruck every Wednesday and Saturday

    easyJet takes you to Innsbruck from London Gatwick:

    • 19 April - 25 June 2022 on Tue | Thu | Sat
    • 26 June - 3 September 2022 on Tue | Wed | Thu | Sat
    • 4 - 30 September 2022 on Tue | Thu | Sat

    Get in Touch

    Kitzbüheler Alpen - St. Johann in Tirol

    Poststr. 2

    6380 St. Johann in Tirol

    +43 5352 633 35-0

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