Living in Kufstein

Kufstein is the capital of the district with the same name in the east of the Tyrol. With 20.000 inhabitants Kufstein, near the border with Bavaria, is the second biggest town in the Tyrol. Numerous culture centers such as Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich and their airports are easily accessible from Kufstein. Kufstein offers good connection to the international road and railway network.

The landmark of this historic city, the Kufstein Fortress, is enthroned on a rock 90 m above the old city looking at the river Inn. Kufstein is located at 500 m above sea level, framed by the Wilde Kaiser mountain range and within easy distance of the Wilde Kaiser-Brixental ski area and the ski resort Kitzbühel.

The centre of Kufstein and the walkway along the river Inn offer an abundance of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Kufstein is known for its special blend of traditional and modern life, cultural diversity, prosperous companies and its youthful atmosphere with many different types of schools and a university.

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Promoting young talents and the economy at the same time - with the International School Kufstein Tirol, the Kufstein region is strengthening his image as an attractive center of education.