The coronavirus safety concept of the Wilder Kaiser region

Holidays on the Safe Side

Protection and prevention

  • Mandatory mouth-nose protection in enclosed spaces of public transport, shops and museums.
  • No masking requirement outdoors
  • Easy coronavirus testing options available to guests free of charge at hotels and in the various test stations.
  • Regular, preventive tests for employees in tourist, catering and service-related businesses
  • Protective perspex screens fitted in tourist information offices, hotel reception areas and between tables in many restaurants
  • Social-distancing rules in place at bus stops, sports gear rental shops and on the cable car
  • Officially approved hygiene and safety concepts for lifts and cable cars, restaurants seating more than 50 people and events
  • Gondolas, rental equipment, key cards, buses and similar are sanitized on a daily basis

Social distancing

  • Use of large, spacious gondolas
  • Online purchase of cable car tickets
  • Cable car tickets available via contactless transaction from ticket machines at the valley stations
  • Additional covered outdoor seating in mountain restaurants
  • Limited number of participants in activity programmes and guided tours
  • Reduced capacity in wellness areas

Safety first

  • "Digital visitors' book" (registration for contact tracing) in restaurants, at Kaiserbad Ellmau and many other locations
  • Internationally compatible Stop Coronavirus app issued by the Austrian Red Cross
  • Dedicated regional Covid-19 official
  • Safe house for temporary accommodation of infected persons
  • Nine licensed doctors, two pharmacies and two hospitals in the immediate vicinity, open seven days a week, including night and weekend provision
  • Proximity to border: only 30 minutes by car to the German border
Everything you need to know about the current situation and our measures is available here >