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Visit St Johann in Tyrol (Sankt Johann Tirol), Austria

Experience an unforgettable winter holiday. Hit the slopes for some adrenaline-pumping skiing and snowboarding, followed by cozy après-ski lounges and delicious Tyrolean cuisine. Or enjoy fabulous days on outdoor adventures, soaking up the sun during summer holidays, all with spectacular views.  Discover and explore St Johann or also called Sankt Johann in Tirol.

The choice is yours.

Fun things to do in St Johann Tirol Sankt Johann Tyrol Austria

This is the place where you can enjoy stunning mountain views and a charming alpine atmosphere.  Get away for a romantic holiday or spend some quality time with the family.

St Johann (or Sankt Johann) is a family-friendly vacation destination.
There is fun for everyone.

Bring the kids!

The family-friendly ski resort caters to families with children, offering a variety of slopes suitable for all skill levels. Children can also learn to ski or snowboard within the safe environment of the ski school.

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There are plenty of winter activities.

In addition to skiing and snowboarding, families can enjoy other winter activities such as ice skating, sledding, and winter hiking. There are also indoor activities like swimming and bowling.  See why we said there is fun for everyone? 🙂   (PS:  Our favorite “outdoor activity” is making snow angels…)

A village for families

St. Johann is a picturesque and welcoming village, with friendly locals, that offers a vibrant and traditional Tyrolean atmosphere. You can stroll through the charming streets, visit local shops and cafes, and learn about the local culture and history at the museum.

Our travel tip:  Take the time to wander through the charming streets of the village, visit the local shops and cafes, and spend some time at your place of residence.  If you stay in a hotel, take a day to enjoy the surroundings and spend a lazy day at your hotel.  After all, you are paying for it…

More ideas on where to stay, later in this article.

It's not all just about the ski slopes...

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St Johann is situated on the northern slopes of the Kitzbühel Horn mountain and offers fabulous skiing holidays in Austria.  It is a popular ski destination for many of the rich and famous.  The 1,604-metre Harschbichl is the highest point in the ski resort.

On snow ski days you can also enjoy a selection of rustic and top-class restaurants and mountain huts, including the Angerer Alm, the oldest mountain hut on top of the Kitzbüheler Horn Mountain. The snowman Valle provides entertainment for children

Where to stay and what to do in St Johann Tyrol
When is the best time to visit?

While high up in the mountains, the skiing areas still offer fun in the snow come Springtime (March, April, and May) sees the valleys below already starting to blossom, inviting visitors to pleasant walks and bicycle tours.  Spring is a beautiful time to visit, but so is every other month.  Winter time for the snow and summer for the lush green surroundings.  Fall has its very own beauty. Pretty much any time of the year is the best time to visit.

Why do we love going in Spring?  You can still get in the last ski runs for the season while you might be fortunate enough to see fields of wild crocus flowers and beautiful cherry tree blossoms in April.  Let’s face it, the Tiroler Oberland area is stunning and definitely worth a visit.

Things to do in St Johann
Best things to do in St Johann Tyrol Sankt Johann Tyrol

Visiting nearby attractions:

St. Johann in Tyrol is located near many other attractions, including the Krimml Waterfalls, the Wilder Kaiser mountain range, and the historic city of Salzburg.

For outdoor enthusiasts:

  • Skiing and Snowboarding: The ski resort in St. Johann in Tyrol offers a variety of slopes suitable for all skill levels, as well as ski schools for beginners.

  • Hiking: In the summer, visitors can enjoy hiking in the mountains and valleys surrounding St. Johann in Tyrol, with trails ranging from easy to challenging.

  • Cycling: The area around St. Johann in Tyrol is also great for cycling, with both road and mountain biking routes available.

  • Swimming: There are several swimming pools in St. Johann in Tyrol, including a natural swimming lake with crystal clear water:  Badesee Going is a swimming lake located in the nearby village named Going, which offers various fun water sports activities.  A fabulous place to spend some time during summer.

  • and making snow angels in winter…  🙂

When visiting Sankt Johann, you are only a 1-hour car drive (71 km) away from Salzburg, Austria.  This could be a day trip.  Or you can stay in Salzburg and drive out to St Johann.  The choice is yours.

Where to stay in Sankt Johann, Tirol

Beautiful accommodation options.

Because St Johann (Sankt Johann) is nestled in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps, surrounded by breathtaking mountain landscapes and lush green meadows, there are several beautiful places to stay that offer picturesque views and comfortable accommodation.

Sentido Alpenhotel Kaiserfels
Sentido Alpenhotel Kaiserfels
Noichls Hotel Garni
Noichls Hotel Garni
Vorderstockerhof
Vorderstockerhof