The heart of the Brixental Valley offers Tirolean hospitality, access to premium ski fields and tranquil mountain vistas.
In Hopfgarten im Brixental, discover quaint pastel streets, plastered alleys, an inviting town square and handsome chalets that have charmed visitors to Tirol for centuries. At the base of the majestic Hohe Salve, this market town is the economic hub of the Brixental Valley and the region’s largest municipality.
Use the Salvenbahn funicular railway to link to skiing and snowboarding adventures in SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental, one of the largest interconnected ski areas in Austria. Find slopes for every skier and boarder, from nursery runs to black runs. If you’re interested in activities beyond skiing on the SkiWelt slopes, use the cross-country tracks, ice-skating and tobogganing areas too.
The forest and mountains around Hopfgarten attract visitors looking for adventure with canyoning, rafting and hang-gliding. For a romantic outing, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the powdery snow. On Hohe Salve the view of the fields and peaks is unbeatable on a clear day. Paraglide from the mountaintop, even in winter.
Hopfgarten im Brixental can be much sunnier than other SkiWelt resorts. It’s a welcoming and hospitable town with 29 localities under the Hopfgarten banner. Use the comprehensive public transit system to travel between them and to neighboring villages easily. On the bustling Marktplatz in the town center find many restaurants and bars, such as renowned restaurant Zeitlos, decorated like an old-fashioned cellar.
For a summer family day, visit Salvenaland, a leisure park with its own swimming pools on the banks of a tranquil lake. Salvenaland has a rollerblading rink, ball fields, a giant swing and a minigolf course. From Hopfgarten it’s quite simple to get to the other fun parks of this region as well.
The yellow twin-towered parish church Pfarrkirche, from Baroque times, stands tall over the Hopfgarten im Brixental town center. It features delicate altar artworks, a huge organ, gorgeous stained-glass windows and a beautiful ceiling. Listen to the history of this charming town with a free audio guide, available from the tourist information office.