In order to drive on Austrian motorways and expressways, you need to get a Vignette for each vehicle with a maximum weight of 3.5 tons. These can be obtained at the automobile clubs ÖAMTC and ARBÖ, as well as at Austrian and border petrol stations. Before you enter an Austrian motorways and expressways, the toll sticker should be displayed on the windscreen.
Regardless if you obtained a vignette already, there are a couple of tunnels and mountain passes on which a toll has to be paid.
Nationals of all EU Member States and neighboring countries of Austria do not require a visa in order to enter Austria. Many other countries such as Australia, Israel, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and USA don't require a visa as well. All other nationals need to get a visa for Austria. Visa requiring third-country nationals, who have already obtained a Schengen visa can use this visa to enter Austria.
The Kempinski Hotel Das Tirol is located in the middle of the Kitzbühel Alps in the beautiful village of Jochberg, less than 10 minutes away from the Gamsstadt.
The climate is cold and temperate. In the summer months it is quite warm in Kitzbühel with average temperatures up to 24 ° C. Winter is cold and snowy with average temperatures of -2 to - 6 ° C.
The local currency is the Euro (€). Payment by EC, or credit card is possible in most cases.
Official language in Kitzbühel is German or Austrian. English is not a problem for our staff and for most of the residents of the Gamsstadt.
Austria is positioned in Central Europe and an EU member state. Therefore, the general etiquette in Austria is similar to that in the rest of Western Europe, particularly in Germany.
Typical Tyrolean delicacies are Kaiserschmarrn and Kaspressknödel (also available in our Steinberg restaurant). Several typical other Austrian restaurants and Alpine huts nearby serve traditional Austrian delicacies.