10 Wonderful Facts About Kitzbühel


Facts about Kitzbühel

  1. An International Polkafest was held in Kitzbühel in 1978.
  2. The first known settlers were Illyrians mining copper in the hills around Kitzbühel between 1100 and 800 BC.
  3. Kitzbühel hosts a once a year Snow Polo event in January. Kitzbühel Polo established with the initial Snow Polo Tournament in January 2003.
  4. The Kitzbüheler Alpenrallye is an annual festival of historic automobiles, first held 32 years ago in 1988.
  5. Duke Ludwig II of Bavaria granted Kitzbühel town rights on 6 June 1271.
  6. Kitzbühel is twinned with: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States; Yamagata, Japan; Sun Valley, Idaho, United States; Sterzing, Italy; Rueil-Malmaison, France & Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany.
  7. Each summer Kitzbühel also hosts an ATP tennis tournament on clay, the Austrian Open.
  8. Kitzbühel a medieval town situated in the Kitzbühel Alps along the river Kitzbüheler Ache in Tyrol, Austria.
  9. The Population of Kitzbühel is 8,241, as of 2014.
  10. Kitzbühel, situated on the Kitzbüheler Ache river, is a valley town with most of its center car-free, and with a large selection of up-market shops and cafes.