The quiet and small village of Kauns is located in the Kaunertal in a beautiful location close to several ski resorts and famous winter sports villages such as Ladis.
In Fendels, about 5 km from Kauns, you can ski in the family ski area with about 10 km of slopes. This is a perfect area for children and beginners. In addition, you can go to the large and versatile ski area of Serfaus / Fiss/Ladis where you will find something for everybody with more than 200 km of slopes. The nearest point is the Sonnenbahn in Ladis, about 10 km from Kauns, which brings you into the ski area. Since 2019 you can take the Falginjochbahn to the top of the Kaunertal glacier, at an altitude of 3,113 meters. The Falginjochbahn is the first 100-seater elevator in Austria.
In the surrounding villages such as Prutz and Ried im Oberinntal you can find various amenities such as a supermarket, bakery and a number of stores and restaurants.