Summer delight on the Wilder Kaiser

Summer activities in Ellmau

On hot summer days, our beatiful natural swimmingpool guarantees absolute refreshment and cooling comfort. Dive in and relax in the fresh air and discover the many summer leisure activities such as mountain biking hiking, tandem flying and adventure.

Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is an ideal health programme, easy on the joints and simple to learn.It strengthens the entire musculoskeletal system and is ideal for weight loss. In the Hotel Christoph you have the opportunity to learn this sport.Once a week we invite you to promote your health and to enjoy the magnificence of nature.

Hiking in the Kitzbühel Alps

Here in the Kitzbühel Alps you will find a hiking paradise which couldn’t be more varied: idyllic tributary valleys, gentle grassy hills and rugged mountains.The choice of routes is large, can be combined as you like, and is rich in natural attractions.Over 700 km of marked hiking trails lead you safely through one of the most beautiful regions of Tyrol.

Walking without limits
With the BergWelt lift and hiking pass (3, 7, 14 day or season pass), the mountain railways in the Wilder Kaiser holiday region offer unlimited possibilities.Enjoy the comfort of the cable cars operated during the summer, a cabin funicular railway and several chair lifts (up to 13 railways and lifts) throughout the whole region, without having to pay attention to local limits, as often as you want and can manage within the validity period.Valid in all locations of the Wilder Kaiser holiday region: Ellmau, Going, Scheffau, Söll and in Brixental, the places: Brixen im Thale, Hopfgarten, Itter, Kelchsau and Westendorf.

Cycling and mountain biking

Here everyone can get a really good workout on their bike - from top athletes to the leisurely cycling and landscape connoisseurs.The cycling tours in Tyrol are simply unbeatable: for all levels of ability and fitness;especially here in the St. Johann - Kitzbühel region, there is something for every taste!Pick your own personal route!We can help!There is a guided bicycle tour every week at our hotel.

Our service for your cycling fun

  • Bike hire for adults and children
  • Safe adjustment of your own bike
  • Drying service for your cycling clothes
  • Tours info
  • Weekly guided bicycle excursions

Bathing fun in Ellmau

Ellmauer Kaiserbad
The Ellmauer Kaiserbad is known far and wide for its many attractions and its family friendliness. An imperial water landscape with indoor adventure pool and current channel out into the outdoor pool, plus its own bio-pool. Outside, a wonderful water playground awaits children especially, with water cannons and a water mushroom, a summer and winter slide, providing non-stop swimming.

Hintersteiner Lake

Located on the Wilder Kaiser, the Hintersteiner Lake is worth a visit in itself.But the Hintersteiner Lake offers a lot more for holiday makers. With an area of almost 48 hectares and up to 36 m deep, the Hintersteiner Lake is one of the larger bathing lakes in Tyrol. But it isn’t just the size of the lake that’s inviting. Its unique location on the Wilder Kaiser offers the visitor a true feast for the eyes as well. For the bather there is a private beach with ample sunbathing areas.

Underground springs feed the lake with fresh water and let it shine in all colours. As well as the refreshing bathing experience, the crystal clear waters guarantees visibility for up to 10 metres. As well as swimming, the Hintersteiner Lake is also the ideal starting point for numerous walks in the Wilder Kaiser nature reserve.

Paragliding

Do it like the eagle and let yourself be taken into a new dimension. Float away into a fantastic new world and a liberating exhilaration awaits you. Experience the mountains and valleys from a bird’s eye perspective and enjoy the scenery amidst the uniquely beautiful Wilder Kaiser region before you put down gently on the landing field.