Ihr Transfer Innsbruck Kitzbühel:
Entfernung ca. 74 km, Fahrzeit ca. 01:05.
PKW: 4 Fahrgäste ohne Ski oder 3 Fahrgäste mit Ski. Minivan: bis zu 8 Fahrgäste.
Our transfer Innsbruck Kitzbühel takes you to the „Gamsstadt“ – the city of chamois.
When speaking of the “Gamsstadt”, the “City of Chamois” you automatically link three concepts: Kitzbühel – Hahnenkamm – Streif. The city of Kitzbühel is located in the heart of the giant mountains of the Kitzbühel Alps in the east of Tyrol. The name Kitzbühel immediately creates images because everything is legendary: the ski stars from Kitzbühel, the international jet set, star, and of course the Hahnenkamm, the most famous ski race in the world. We also offer your Transfer Innsbruck Kitzbühel directly to the race area.
Visitors are charmed by its romantic lanes and its historic center, with many shops offering international brands, domestic crafts and the new shopping mall, the “Kitz-Galleria”.
Whether sport or culture, Kitzbühel offers special events all year-round. Experience the summer and the winter, surrounded by a unique mountain landscape between Hahnenkamm, Kitzbüheler Horn and the Wilder Kaiser mountain range.
Throughout the year the city with its top events seems to be magnetic to for tourists from all over the world, international stars as well as newcomers. Summer guests enjoy 120 km of mountain bike routes and 500 km of hiking trails. 9,000 hotel and guesthouse beds in Kitzbühel and the surrounding neighboring locations offer overnight accommodation of all kind of categories.
Another magnet for visitors is the ATP World Tour, the Generali Open tennis tournament, which was also held in 2016 in „Kitz“.
By January, the “Gamsstadt” transforms to the hotspot of international Ski racing. For 100,000 live spectators and millions worldwide ski fans in front of the TV sets and 700 media representatives from 35 countries, there are only three terms: Kitzbühel – Hahnenkamm – Streif. We also offer a transfer Innsbruck Kitzbühel to the race area.
„STREIF one hell of a ride“ is the name of the movie that takes you deep inside the emotions of the racers. In 2015 the film won the Romy Award for „Best Documentary“.
“Streif” race since 1912
It was in the year 1906 that the first downhill race in Kitzbühel took place on the “Fleckalm” slope. But only six years later the racing world moved to the “Streif” and Austria was blessed with a gold medal through Thaddeus Schwabl.
„Streif“ race starting point is on 1,665 meters above sea level, the target at 805 meters – so the athletes have to get over a range of 3,312 meters and 860 meters of altitude.
Extreme jumps and slope
The first jump will take the participants in the „Mausefalle“, which is the steepest part of the track and has a slope of 85% (40.4 °). Depending on snow conditions and grooming the athletes sail up to 80 meters through the air.
Hell of a ride with more than 140 km/h to speed
Average speeds of the Hahnenkamm race is more than 103 km/h before the final jump, in which jumps up to 70 meters at speeds up to 143 km/h are possible. For comparison, the winning time of 1906 was approximately eight minutes at an average speed of about 22 km/h.
Up to the year 2016 it is the Austrian Michael Walchhofer who holds the speed record on the most difficult downhill run in the world. He raced with unbelievable 153 km/h into the final slope.
Didier Cuche – the „King of the Streif“
Franz Klammer from Austria was the long time record champion. With 25 downhill victories he counts to the most succsessful racers within this discipline. But the Swiss Didier Cuche took the crown by winning the race five times in 1998, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Austria’s dominance in Kitzbühel
from 1931 till 2016, only eight nations have a winner on the „Streif“:
The Kitzbüheler Horn and the Hahnenkamm, in the area of Kitzbühel are considered one of the most important winter sports centers in Austria. Together with the ski slopes and lifts of the neighboring communities 53 cable cars and lifts and 170 km of slopes are offered to skiers within resort. Also cross-country skiing around Kitzbühel with 32 kilometers of trails is very popular. You will bring your skis along on your transfer Innsbruck Kitzbühel? No problem – no extra charges.
Discover the original and artisanal Kitzbühel by taking a walk through the romantic old town. Offers of the regions workshop reach from classic dirndl to alpine-inspired jewelry. Shop windows present the international fashion world from all the top labels you can think of. After a stroll through downtown noble haute couture and traditional craftsmanship will meet each other in your shopping bag.
Cafes and pastry shops invite you for a sweet break and delicacy dealer tempt you to taste their specialties while the pleasant sound of horse-drawn carriages makes you forget everyday life.
While sipping a glass of wine you can enjoy the view of the streets of Kitzbühel through the window of one of the excellent restaurants and after a spicy dinner you will have lots of fun at countless bars and discos.
Besides our Transfer Innsbruck Kitzbühel we also offer transfers to all the other resorts that have access to the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser: