The neighboring village of Kitzbühel has about 1,700 inhabitants and is located at about 800 m2 above sea level.
Reith bei Kitzbühel with its village character is probably the most popular place to live next to Kitzbühel, and not only because of the favorable access situation from Munich as well as the airports Innsbruck and Salzburg. The very quiet location in Tyrol has some good restaurants with specialties from Tyrol and international delicacies such as The Tischlerwirt, s’Pfandl, La Piccola and the Reitherwirt. In summer, the Schwarzsee and the Gieringer Weiher, the Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee golf course, hiking trails, bike and mountain bike trails and much more can be reached in a short time.
The ski lift in Reith is available to everyone free of charge and those who want to face greater challenges can take the free ski bus in 13 minutes. in the Kitzbühel ski area. The children's ski school on the ski meadow is a fairytale land with various tracks and obstacles. There is also a well-groomed cross-country ski trail in Reith. There is also an illuminated night trail at the Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee golf course. In winter, the annual Valartis Bank Snow Polo World Cup (Snow-Polo World Cup) takes place in Reith. There are beautiful wellness areas and swimming pools in the hotels. The Hotel Cordial has a tennis court. Parts of the Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee golf course are also located in Reither municipal area. There is also an asphalt rink in summer and an artificial ice rink for curling and a bowling alley in winter.
From the end of June to the middle of September, the music band Reith near Kitzbühel organizes weekly concerts in the town center.
Families, clubs, schools and kindergartens have been designing the “Walkable Advent Calendar” since 1998. Every day a decorated window is “opened” or illuminated on a house.
Numerous events are offered in the Kulturhaus Reith, from the Vienna Boys' Choir to dance tournaments to cabarets and concerts.
Reith bei Kitzbühel, as its name suggests, is an old clearing site and was once part of the rulership of the Berchtesgaden monastery. The first documentary name "ruote" was around 1190. From the 15th to the 18th century, silver and copper were mined at Rerobichl and Astberg. The first church was consecrated as early as 1188, in the 15th century the church was expanded in the Gothic style and in 1729 it was rebuilt as a baroque pillar church.
Coat of arms:
The black monk in front of a silver castle silhouette in the coat of arms of the municipality of Reith near Kitzbühel comes from a noble family that was influential in the Lower Inn Valley in the late Middle Ages. The coat of arms in turn derived this from the name of their residence, located in Reither municipal area, the Münichau Castle.