Kaiser Mountains, Kufstein, Tyrol, Austria (with Map & Photos)

The landscapes of Tyrol are dominated by majestic mountains, green meadows, traditional farms, a colorful folklore... in this enclave are the Kaiser Mountains (Kaisergebirge), a rustic and wild destination, where you can enjoy its imposing mountain ranges, practice sports in the middle of nature such as skiing or hiking and feast on your local cuisine. Some of the most popular places are Lake Hintersteinersee or Ellmauer Halt, the highest peak in the Wilder Kaiser mountain range.

Kaiser Mountains Tyrol
Kaiser Mountains Tyrol

The Kaiser Mountains are part of the eastern Alps, located in Tyrol (Austria), between Kufstein and St. Johann, they are made up of two different mountain ranges, the Zahme Kaiser (docile Kaiser) to the north and the Wilde Kaiser (brave Kaiser) to the south.

Kaiser Mountains Tyrol
Kaiser Mountains Tyrol

In the television series 'Doctor in the Alps', (Der Bergdoktor) the doctor Martin Gruber leaves New York and returns to his small hometown in the Austrian Alps. In addition to coping with the mistakes you made in the past and reuniting with your family, exciting career challenges await you.

Kaiser Mountains Tyrol
Kaiser Mountains Tyrol

The Austrian actor Hans Sigl, plays Dr. Gruber in this series, which is a 'remake' of the homonymous production broadcast with great success in Germany and Austria between 1992 and 1997.

Kaiser Mountains Tyrol
Kaiser Mountains Tyrol

Shot in the Austrian Tyrol, specifically in the Kaiser Mountains, the splendid photography of this production - which of course benefits from the natural scenery in which it takes place - will transport us from the sofa to this beautiful Austrian region.

The wonderful landscapes that can be seen in the series are located in the northeast of Tyrol, in the Wilder Kaiser region, which is nestled between the mighty mountain range of the Wilder Kaiser and the mountainous meadows of the north of the Kitzbühel Alps, located about 20 minutes by car from Kufstein, a town located on the river Eno, in the Tyrolean Unterland.

Kaiser Mountains Tyrol
Kaiser Mountains Tyrol

At any time of year the four towns of Wilder Kaiser, which are: Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll, offer a wide variety of outdoor activities to enjoy nature.

Wilder Kaiser Nature Reserve is one of the most impressive mountain ranges in the Alpine region. In 1963, the Kaiser Mountains, made up of the Zahmer Kaiser, the Wilder Kaiser and all their peaks, was declared a nature reserve in order to protect the indigenous species of fauna and flora and to preserve this splendid mountain landscape.

Both the long-distance Tyrolean Eagle Trail and the Camino de Santiago - one of the most famous pilgrimage routes in the world - pass through the Wilder Kaiser, which is also known for its demanding hiking trails and its climbing routes suitable for all levels of difficulty.

Kaiser Mountains Map