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  • Westendorf Almabtrieb 21st September 2019 19 September 2019

    The crowning glory of a beautiful summer in Westendorf is the traditional return of the cattle to the village from the high, mountain pastures. The „Almabtrieb“ takes place on Saturday 21st September 2019 from 10:00h. There has already been a sprinkling of snow on the peaks above 2000 metres (6562 ft) but the weather forecast […]

  • A charming village, ancient traditions, dreamlike mountains and really hospitable people 20 April 2019

    Traditions old and new thrive in Westendorf and the Brixen valley. One such special event is the over 360 year old Antlassritt that takes place on Corpus Christi. This is a religious procession by farmers from the towns of Kirchberg in Tirol, Brixen im Thale and Westendorf. Year after year locals and guests take pleasure in viewing the […]

  • A Family Holiday in Summer 24 Januar 2019

    Westendorf is an ideal spot for young and old alike writes Heidi Harrison I discovered Westendorf in Austria when I was still at school. Now married with two young children, I decided to take a summer holiday in Westendorf in the summer of 2017. Arriving with my brother and my children, we were welcomed into the Ruetz accommodation immediately and collected the […]

  • Westendorf Christmas Market 15 Dezember 2018

    Saturday 15th December 2018, 15:00 – 20:30 h The 2018 Christmas Market was small, cosy but above all a family occasion. The Westendorf Christmas Market presents itself every year and is held at the open air music pavillion. Numerous street-stalls offerd not only tasty wares and hot drinks like any Christmas Market but also Tirolean […]

  • One of the Best Winter Seasons Ever 1 Dezember 2018

    „This has to be one of the best skiing seasons ever“, commented Andi Ruetz when we visited him in Sport Ruetz on the penultimate day of the 2018 season. The snow management in Westendorf  is superb with piste teams maintaining top conditions throughout the winter. Westendorf sits on a plateau in the sunny tirolean Brixen […]

  • Free Regional Rail & Bus Travel Big Hit 18 Juli 2018

    As a guest in one of our apartments you will receive a free bus and rail-pass for all the family as part of the Westendorf tourist office’s „Guest Card“. This is valid throughout your stay and can be presented for free travel on buses and trains : Buses running from Wörgl in the Inn valley, via Westendorf […]

  • Winter 2017-18 Super Season Start 30 November 2017

    It’s been snowing in the mountains and in the village – lots – and piste preparations are reported in the local press to be better than in any previous season. Westendorf and the SkiWelt region openened for the weekend of 2nd – 3rd December and runs continuously from Saturday 08/12/2017 through to 08/04/2018. And that’s […]

  • Top Accommodation for Sport in Westendorf 5 April 2017

    Summer 2019 Contact Sport Ruetz (details at the foot of this page) to book some of the best apportioned apartments available in town – a few minutes walk from the superb Westendorf Golf-course. The „Golfplatz Kitzbüheler Alpen Westendorf“ lies in the middle of a sunny high-plateau at the heart of the Austrian Tirol. The 18 […]

  • Free Bus for Guests 1 Dezember 2016

    Kirchberg – The Tourist Office for Westendorf and the whole of the Brixen Valley has today launched a new bus service for guests. From the 1st December 2016 tourists in the region will be able to travel with no further charge on the public buses in the valley on production of a „Guest-Card“ issued by […]

  • Unbelievably Early Winter Start 17 November 2016

    Official season starts on 26th of November 2016 Here we go! Earlier than expected and with the energetic support of the snow fairies and more than 1,700 snow-making machines, all SkiWelt fans are looking forward to the new winter season. On the weekend of 26th and 27th of November the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser – Brixental […]

  • ‚Schau zuichi‘ Markt – Westendorf Market 16 Juni 2016

    EVERY THURSDAY Local Crafts, Regional Food Specialities – Westendorf Market .. with a superb programme of children’s events and children’s night, along with a late-night shopping evening by Westendorf’s traders. Be amazed at the old handicrafts, taste delicious treats from the farms and enjoy a good „Glaserl“ (glass of wine) accompanied by traditional music. Every […]

  • Westendorf – a great experience in any season 9 Juni 2016

    Westendorf is situated on a sunny plateau in the middle of the Brixen valley, far away from any noisy traffic. The picture-perfect village centre with its excellent infrastructure is completely encompassed by mountains and is regarded as a link between Austria’s largest connected ski areas, the Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental and the well-known Ski Area […]

  • Apartment House Ruetz Westendorf, Tirol, Austria 8 Juni 2016

    Eight modern, exquisitely furnished, luxury rental apartments. In two key respects, Haus Ruetz is an important spot. Right in the centre of the charming alpine village of Westendorf in the Austrian Tirol, our Sports, Fashion and Skihire shop occupies the ground floor whilst our modern, self-catering luxury apartments reside above and alongside. Our location is […]