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According to which season embraces the earth with its weather, St. Johann is either a winter wonderland or summer sensation. Popular and picturesque, the resort allures thousands of visitors with its endless snow smothered slopes, infectious market town atmosphere and exhilarating hiking opportunities. State of the art ski lifts and cable cars effortlessly transport adventurers to the breath-taking summits of surrounding glaciers, while an alluring alpine world of gorgeous hiking trails reveals itself in the spring sunshine.
The snow doesn’t have to have melted for adventurers to enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the Wild Kaiser region. Enjoy an alternative adventure with a Snowshoeing Hike, an invigorating walk through the smooth, snow smothered pastures of the Alps. Crystal clear mountain air is sure to revive and revitalise while expert guides direct attention to the fascinating flora and fauna that resides here.
With their world renowned luftmalerei decorations, a wander around the beautifully embellished houses of St. Johann is like visiting an outdoor art gallery. Many typically traditional houses boasts perfectly preserved frescoes whose delicate elaborations and colourful splashes have stood the test of time.
In the Hauptplatz main square, more beautifully decorated buildings are punctuated with quaint cafes and sophisticated shops that sell sought after souvenirs.
As its name suggests the food served at Grander Schupf is refined yet inspired by the rustic regional heritage. Delectable cuts of smoked salmon and indulgent cheese fondue are amongst the specialities served in this warm and welcoming eatery, a place that proves a perfect place to appease an appetite for Austrian authenticity. (Almen am Kitzbühlerhorn 7, 6380 St. Johann in Tirol, Austria)