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Winter hiking in Tyrol - holiday experiences away from the ski circuit

Winter holidays in Kitzbühel

Die-hard skiers and boarders can look beyond the slopes for fun. Among the most popular alternatives are guided snowshoe tours and winter hiking in Tyrol.

What are snowshoes exactly? They look a bit like tennis rackets and prevent you from sinking into the powder snow. You can explore the most beautiful corners of the region, passing farms, streams and snow-covered fields. The paths are laid out in different degrees of difficulty.

HOW ABOUT A GUIDED SKI TOUR? HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

The adventurous who seek to go further up into the Tyrolean mountains and experience them with all senses will enjoy a guided ski tour. This is one for the fitter folk out there: while the measured ascent on skis offers sensational views, it can be strenuous for the inexperienced or less fit. Popular destinations for guided ski tours are Harschbichl on the Kitzbüheler Horn in St. Johann in Tyrol, as well as Bichlalm, Kelchsau and Spertental and the Wilder Kaiser - all offering tours of all lengths and levels of difficulty. Many guests of COOEE alpin Hotel Kitzbüheler Alpen enjoy the Harschbichl ski tour in the immediate vicinity of the hotel.

WINTER HOLIDAYS IN AUSTRIA - FROM GUIDED SNOWSHOE TOUR TO SEGWAY RIDING TO WATCHING THE BIATHLON WORLD CUP IN HOCHFILZEN

Segway tours are the latest trend! In large urban areas, the sight of tourists speeding around on Segways almost belongs to the cityscape. Now they are also available for winter holidays in Tyrol. The ultramodern X2 Segways from Mountain High take you over snow and ice, providing modern sightseeing for adventure seekers who appreciate comfort! Here at COOEE alpin Hotel Kitzbüheler Alpen you can learn more about this special way of getting around.

Every year in December the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon takes place in nearby Hochfilzen. This top-class event promises pure excitement, breathtaking competition and an incomparable atmosphere with thousands of spectators in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps - an absolute highlight for December holidaymakers in Tyrol!

Last but not least: Ice skating, tobogganing, cross-country skiing or a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride will turn your winter holiday in Tyrol into an experience you’ll never forget. Welcome to the COOEE alpin Hotel Kitzbüheler Alpen!

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