St.Johann in Tirol is the centre of the Kitzbüheler Alpen region. This Baroque town invites you to take a stroll, stay for a while and enjoy yourself. The many shops, cafes and restaurants make St.Johann in Tirol a popular meeting point. St. Johann in Tirol (at the altitude of 670 metres) is located in the middle of Leukental, which extends from Jochberg to near the Bavarian border. With its 8500 inhabitants St.Johann in Tirol is also a tourist and economic hub in the area, providing 4500 visitor beds throughout the year.
St.Johann in Tirol is popular among powder snow fans, who love leaving their tracks in powder snow. 60 kilometres of pistes on the northern flanks of the Kitzbüheler Horn provide ski runs of every difficulty level, those are served by 17 cable car facilities. Over 130 ski instructors show boarding bambinis and skiing senior citizens alike how to do correct turns in the snow. Cross-country skiing is also a traditional sport in St.Johann in Tirol - more than 250 kilometres of slopes wind their way through the sunny valley – and once a year the region plays host to the biggest open cross-country race in Austria. More than 2000 participants snap on their skis for the International Tiroler Koasalauf.
The Kitzbüheler Alpen are in the central location between three airports. Innsbruck airport is 100 km away, Salzburg airport is 60 km away and Munich airport is 160 km away from the resort.
St. Johann in Tirol is easy and convenient to get to by bus, train and by plane.
For those who are travelling by train there is an express train station in St. Johann in Tirol and a regional train station in Oberndorf.
From Innsbruck main station a train trip will take approximately 80 minutes and from Munich around 2 hours and 5o minutes. If you travel from Vienna, get ready for a 5,5 hours trip.
From Munich: via the Inntal motorway A12, getting here via Kufstein Süd, via Eiberg (173) and the A-road 178, toll-free journey from Germany via Oberaudorf.
From Innsbruck: via the Inntal motorway A12, Wörgl Ost exit, A-road 178.
From Salzburg: via the A1 or the A10 to the Salzburg West exit or the Bad Reichenhall (A8) exit, A road 21 (D), via Lofer and A-road 178.
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