Westendorf, Tirol, Austria

Westendorf, Austria

Westendorf Location

Click here for a Region Map of Westendorf and details of walking / hiking maps.

Westendorf is in the Tirol (Tyrol) region of Austria and lies at the western end of a West - East valley near the Wilder Kaiser and the Hohe Salve mountains. It is part of the “BergWelt Wilder Kaiser” region together with Söll, Ellmau, Scheffau, Going, Itter, Hopfgarten im Brixental, Kelchsau, Brixen im Thale,  Angath, Angerberg, Mariastein, Kirchbichl and Wörgl.  The town of Wörgl is to the West and the villages of Söll, Scheffau, Ellmau, and Going are to the north-east  with Kitzbühel and St. Johann at the Eastern end. The main road (B170) passes to the north of the village.

Walking / Hiking in the Westendorf Area

To the north of Westendorf the Kitzbüheleralpen range offers some good walks to Hohe Salve (1827m) and down to Söll, Scheffau, Ellmau and Going. To the east of Westendorf there are walks from the top of the Alpenrosebahnen cable car including the Alpinolino “The Interactive Park on the mountain, play, search and discover”. There are also good walks in the valley.

Click here for walks in the Westendorf area. A good map is Mayr 456.

The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.

Skiing in the Westendorf Area

The main downhill skiing area near Westendorf is south of the Hohe Salve area.  Westendorf is part of the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental and the Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region, so the skiing area covers a large area.

Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region comprises of:

Westendorf Hiking / Walking Maps

There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.

Click here for Westendorf Map Information.  A good map is Mayr 456.

Westendorf Tourist Information

Airports near to Westendorf (Flughafen)

The nearest airport to Westendorf is Salzburg.

Rail Stations near to Westendorf (Bahnhof)

There are small train stations at Westendorf, 1.2 km 15 mins down the road, and Brixen. The nearest main train stations are Wörgl 15 km to the West, and St. Johann 20 km to the East. Buses run to both.

Buses near to Westendorf

There are a few bus routes from Westendorf. West to Hopfgarten im Brixental and Wörgl; east to Kitzbühel and St. Johann.

Cable Cars - Chair Lifts near to Westendorf

There is a cable car in Westendorf. There are also lifts in Söll, Brixen im Thale, Hopfgarten im Brixental.

 

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