The Heart of a Skiurlaub Tirol is in St. Johann, Austria in the Tirol Region

By Bibiana Taylor

July 22, 2009 – St. Johann is often seen as the being the center of a good skiurlaub in Tirol and for good reasons.  As one of the main towns in Tirol set in a wide and beautiful valley between the majestic Wilder Kaiser massif and the Kitzbühel Horn, and surrounded by some of the most beautiful Austrian mountains.  St. Johann is where the heart is when it comes to a skiurlaub tirol.

St. Johann in Tirol is a tourist centre that attracts many people from different countries throughout the entire year. It is a great place for shopping, has lots of nice boutiques and is home to wonderful cafes, perfect to relax in and take in the pastel coloured frescoed buildings.

St Johann in Tirol cannot be compared to any other place. A total of 45 piste kilometres can be covered in snow simultaneously in only 60 hours! It has sunny slopes for all levels of ability, many cosy huts and restaurants for exquisit drinks and food, sky areas that you never seen before and masses of snow!

St Johann in Tirol retains its natural style. Its beauty and skiing facilities simply draw in visitors. St Johann has good skiing and terrain for any skiing standard, and offers extremely challenging skiing guaranteed to satisfy anyone, from beginners to the most demanding experts.

With more than 8,000 local residents, it is a tourist paradise on earth. People in St. Johann are friendly and really open to welcome whoever wants to spend a few days to breath pure and fresh air, hike, cast out of a plane, partake in horse sleigh rides, or simply walk along snow covered paths with flipper-like snow shoes.

St.  Johann residents really know how to enjoy life and whoever goes there will feel that thrill. When the day is over, St Johanners love to regroup themselves in some of the famous places in St. Johann, including the Famous Bunny’s Pub. It’s jumping most of the year and regularly puts on live entertainment. And if you want a good drink, ask for a “Red One” (it´s a Vodka and raspberry concoction); once you have one you´ll never drink anything else!

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