Situated in a sunny, wind-protected valley basin, between the Kaiser Mountains and the Hohe Salve, Söll offers you the vacation made to measure.
One of the most beautiful traditions in Tyrol.....
At the end of September the time has come: the Almabtrieb is ceremoniously staged. Before winter arrives, the dairymen and dairywomen and their animals leave their summer domicile on the alpine pastures and head down into the sheltering valley.
The cattle are garlanded and decorated with funny little hats, colorful ribbons, saying boards, bells and flowers. The people proudly wear their traditional costumes, and the autumn festival is celebrated with delicacies of the region and lots of dance & music.
1st day arrival in Söll
FOR THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TIME OF THE YEAR...
Welcome to the wonderful vacation world of the Ferienhotel Tyrol in the middle of the Kitzbühel Alps. The 4-star hotel is located in the heart of Söll and is only a two-minute walk from the center. The rooms are generously equipped with bath/shower/WC, TV, radio, telephone, WLAN, hairdryer and balcony. The day begins with a hearty breakfast buffet with organic corner and in the evening you can choose from a choice menu with four courses, three main courses (one vegetarian) and salad buffet. Relax after an eventful day in the leisure paradise of the hotel, from summer 2020 the house has a new wellness area with outdoor and indoor pool with views of the wild Kaiser, bio and pine sauna, brine steam bath, infrared cabins (at least 3 times a week), a lawn with deck chairs and a fitness room.
Day 2 Informational walk through the village - At your leisure
The enchanting village of Söll is located on the northern edge of a flat pass plateau that slopes south into the Brixen Valley and north into the Leuken Valley. Characterized by its numerous hamlets and settlements, it is flanked by two impressive mountains: the imposing Wilder Kaiser, which is part of the Kaisergebirge, and the Hohe Salve (1,828 m above sea level), Söll's local mountain.
Summer in Söll takes you to the surrounding mountains, such as the Hohe Salve, which has two excursion destinations to offer: At the mid-station of the cable car, which starts on the outskirts of the village, is the water adventure world "Hexenwasser Hochsöll" with the longest barefoot path in Austria. From there, the Hohe Salve cable car then starts directly to the summit, where the famous wind harp is located next to a chapel. Nature makes music there, so to speak, when the wind is transformed into sound, inviting people to pause and listen. Take advantage of the benefits of your Wilder Kaiser GästeCard.
Day 3 Berchtesgaden & Königssee
Today you will travel to the Berchtesgaden National Park. During your stay in Berchtesgaden you should definitely visit the historic old town. Afterwards continue to the Königsee. Surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Berchtesgaden Alps, Lake Königssee, which was declared a nature reserve as early as 1910, lies in a romantic basin. An attraction for tourists from all over the world. Let yourself be enchanted by the unique ambience of Lake Königssee during a boat trip and visit the pilgrimage church of St. Bartholomä (boat trip not included in the tour price).
Day 4 Panorama tour Wilder Kaiser & Kufstein
oday you will visit the town of Kufstein, the much-praised "Pearl of Tyrol" on the green Inn River. Enjoy a stroll through the city center, and also take a look at the historic Römerhofgasse. The Kufstein Fortress towers over the town as an unmistakable landmark. It is also home to the Heldenorgel, the largest open-air organ in the world, whose music can be heard far beyond the town at midday. Continue via Walchsee to St. Johann in Tirol with its baroque town center. Afterwards you drive past the impressive mountain massif of the Wilder Kaiser back to the hotel.
5. half-day trip to Kitzbühel with stopover
Kitzbühel is not only a jewel in winter, it is worth a visit at any time of the year.
6th day Almabtrieb - One of the most beautiful traditions in Tyrol
The traditional Almabtrieb in Söll will take place on September 23, 2023. In the imperial community of Söll, the Almabtrieb week is a hustle and bustle on the mountain and also in the valley.
Day 7 Journey home