Local Customs

All you need to know when visiting
the Kitzbühel Alps
Local Customs

The area is popular for many leisure and sport activities as well as for a number of internationally renowned events. The unique landscape, situated between the Kitzbüheler Horn and the Hahnenkamm, is world-acclaimed and many people refer to its special Tyrolean charm. The unique mixture of sport, nature, tradition and modern luxury makes Kitzbühel a preferred holiday destination. Visitors will find warm hospitality at the highest level. Kitzbühel - a place where tradition and glamour meet.

We provide the most important facts about the Kitzbühel Alps for you:


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 Gamsstadt with our free shuttle service.


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.

General Etiquette

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.

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