Live like the World stars in Kitzbühel: The legendary rooms in the Sporthotel Reisch
Kitzbühel is strongly associated with great names and personalities. This legendary place in the Tyrolean Alps attracts not only numerous guests every year to Kitzbühel, but also an atraction for artists and sport stars!
The visionary Franz Reisch founder of the Garden- and Sporthotel Reisch in 1912, was ahead of his time. And we try to continue being ahead of the times by antisipating the wishes of our geusets and to satisfy them promptly!
Our legendary rooms reflect our love for the good old days: clear structures, elegant materials, basic equipment - combined together with the greatest comfort of modern days!
In 2012 Sporthotel Reisch celebrated its 100th anniversary, and our idea was to dedicate a room to Franz Reisch and other great pioneers, legends and big stars from Kitzbühel. This is how our great legendary rooms came into existence. Inspired by their ideas, you can guarantee to have the best holiday of your life in the legendary Sporthotel Reisch, Kitzbühel.
The founder of Sporthotel Reisch and pioneer for skiing in Kitzbühel. He was the first skier on the Kitzbüheler Horn and the first ski instructor in Kitzbühel!
The oldest son of the Sporthotel Reisch Founder. Ernst Reisch was a passionate skier, ski jumper and bobsleigher. In 1931, he founded the Kitzbühel Ski Club, which still exists today, helping create Kitzbühel a tourism hotspot.
The adventures of Max Reisch were legendary. The passionate motorcyclist tackled numerous alpine passes and difficult country crossings with his Austrian Puch-motorcycle.
Who doesn't know him? He was and still remains a legend. Wether he was a skier, a percussionist, a cheftrainer of the Austrian Ski Team and a race director of the Hahnenkamm race. Toni Sailer is unforgettable within Kitzbühel!
The actress came from Viennese Theater and remained in front of the camera until 2000. Her second home was Kitzbühel, of which she repeatedly visited between engagements at the Theater, Vienna.
Kitzbühel is inseparable without the paintings of Alfons Walde. He designed the logo of Kitzbühel, and his Tirolean posters are known world-wide.
Born in Kitzbühel, Peter Aufschnaiter was a researcher working in Nepal. He worked as an agricutlural engineer, cartographer, and was also part of the Heinrich Harrer's extensive Himalayan expedition.
Simon Benedikt Faistenberger
A Baroque painter born in Kitzbühel in 1693, many pieces of his artwork can be found inside churches in and around Kitzbühel. Those who are culturally interested should not miss his work.
Erna Carise Gerling
She was an Austrian dancer making her debut all over the world. After her career, she stayed true to her home town of Kitzbühel.
The well-known painter (born in 1897 in Leipzig, Germany) ended up breaking a leg wihlst on a ski holiday in Kitzbühel, whilst staying to recover she learned to love Kitzbühel.
The photographer from Kitzbühel documented the slow-development world of skiing in Kitzbühel - just as fanatically as Franz Reisch. He filled his life dreams into the Hahnenkammbahn.
"The flying countess" was the first lady ski-jumper, with flawless style and fluttering skirts, she made all ski jumpers envious!
The restaurateur and farmer built the successful traditional inn "Lukashansl" in Ferleiten (Großglockner) in the early 20th century. The adjacent agriculture area is now a large wild animal and leisure park, a children's paradise. And still being run by the Mayr-Reisch Family.
The poet lived in Kitzbühel and celebrated his greatest success with "Das rauhe Leben" (the rough life). His works were tolerated by the National Socialists, later recognising him an Austrian homeland poet, reprinting his work.
An Austrian ski legend and a member of the famos Kitzbüheler "Wunderteam" (Miracle team). Winning numerous victories for Austria he then emigrated to North America.
He founded the national singers group Kitzbühel presenting their songs into the World. He influenced an important piece of the Kitzbühel tradition: The Tyrolean evening at Café Praxmair.