Kufstein, Tirol, Austria

Kufstein, Austria

Kufstein Location

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Kufstein is in the Tirol (Tyrol) region of Austria and lies on the east bank of the Inn river. Kufstein is  north of Söll near the Wilder Kaiser and the Hohe Salve mountains.

There are a number of villages near Kufstein (Bad Häring, Ebbs, Erl, Langkampfen, Niederndorf, Niederndorferberg, Schwoich, Thierseetal) that together with Kufstein form the “Ferienland Kufstein”.

The town of Wörgl lies to the south west, and the villages of of Söll, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Ellmau, and Going am Wilden Kaiser are to the south and south east Kufstein.

Walking / Hiking in the Kufstein Area

South of Kufstein near Söll, there are some moderate walks around the Hintersteiner See area. Harder walks are east of Kufstein in the Wilderkaiser mountain range. To the south east the Kitzbüheleralpen range offers some good walks to Hohe Salve (1827m) and down to Brixen and Hopfgarden. There are also good walks along the valley between Söll and Scheffau, Ellmau and Going.

The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.

Skiing in the Kufstein Area

The “Ferienland Kufstein” (Kufstein, Bad Häring, Ebbs, Erl, Langkampfen, Niederndorf, Niederndorferberg, Schwoich, Thierseetal) form the local skiing area.

The other main downhill skiing area is near Söll and the Hohe Salve area.  Söll is part of the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental and the Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region so the skiing area covers a large area.

Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region comprises of:

Other skiing areas are:

Kufstein Walking / Hiking Maps

There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.

Click here for Kufstein Map Information.

Kufstein Tourist Information

Airports (Flughafen)

The nearest airport to Kufstein is Innsbruck.

Rail Stations (Bahnhof)

There is a main station in Kufstein.


There are a number of bus routes from Kufstein.

Cable Cars - Chair Lifts

There is a chair lift in Kufstein, Sesselbahn Wilder Kaiser, with a middle station at Duxeralm (897 m) and the top station at 1270m.


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