Located on a plateau between the Wetterstein Mountains and the Karwendel, the small town of Seefeld in Tyrol has been a popular holiday resort for more than 120 years. Since the 1930s, it has been internationally known as a winter sports centre. The Olympic Winter Games have been held here several times. And you still benefit from that today. Because Seefeld, only a few kilometers from Innsbruck, offers you the best conditions for winter sports at about 1200 meters above sea level. In winter, an average of four metres of fresh snow falls here. The ski arena with its modern lifts offers you a variety of runs for all skill levels. Ski stars like Lindsey Vonn also appreciate this. They regularly come to Seefeld for training. Summer in the Olympic Seefeld area is in no way inferior to the eventful winter. An incredible 650 kilometres of hiking, mountain and via ferrata routes, together with almost 600 kilometres of bike routes, create a region that outdoor fans dream of.
Seefeld in winter
The traditional winter sports area in Tyrol is part of the “Best of the Alps” association. And thus, the Olympia Seefeld region stands out for its excellent infrastructure, lifestyle, upscale hotels and gastronomy. The Rosshütte cable cars also belong to the region. They count as an insider tip for winter sports fans. The range of cross-country ski trails is legendary. More than 245 kilometres of groomed cross-country trails with different requirements will inspire you.
You love winter in all its facets? You can’t wait to finally have ski under your feet again? Do you appreciate a certain exclusivity and modern comfort? Then Seefeld is the right place for you. The Olympic region has made its name above all through its excellent conditions for winter sports. With great snow reliability conditions here. So you are almost always on fresh snow in winter. Another advantage of Seefeld’s geographical location is that you can expect many sunny days here. More than 245 kilometres of groomed runs await you. Here you can explore the beautiful surroundings on the high plateau in classic style or by skating. And feel the fresh mountain air flowing into your lungs. The cross-country ski trail service in Seefeld is unique in the world: at least four team members are present on site during opening hours. They provide you with tips, are contact persons in an emergency and take care of the maintenance of the trails on an ongoing basis.
If you are snowboarding or skiing, you can enjoy your skiing pleasure in the extensive ski area, which consists of several areas. The largest ski area in the region is located around the Rosshütte cable cars. It is considered an insider tip among winter sports enthusiasts. If you are traveling with your children, the children’s area is perfect for them to learn their first turns. For a pit stop on the slopes there are many restaurant huts available to stop. They will surely spoil you with Tyrolean delicacies and are a popular place to warm up. If you prefer to travel without skis, you can go on a romantic winter or snowshoe hike. There are also different paths and routes to choose from in the Olympic Seefeld area. A special winter experience in Seefeld is long-distance hiking in the snow. The first winter long-distance hiking trail in Tyrol is around 60 kilometres long. You can also complete it in several stages.
Days when you don’t feel like being outside at all, it’s best to spend it indoors. For example, in the adventure pool of the Olympia Sport- und Kongresszentrum Seefeld or the ErlebnisWelt Alpenbad in Leutasch.
Your summer holiday in Seefeld can be as varied as your winter holiday in the Olympic region. Because when green meadows give way to the snow cover, hiking enthusiasts and climbing fans are in paradise and its high season for them. The hearts of mountain bike enthusiasts also beat faster as they look forward to the upcoming season. There is limitless hiking, mountain climbing routes, via ferrata and mountain bike routes are waiting to be discovered.
It sounds incredible, but it’s the truth: the marked network of trails is 650 kilometers long. Around the Olympic Seefeld area there is a lot to discover in summer. While hiking through the largest nature park in the Eastern Alps, the Karwendel Nature Park, the Wildmoos landscape conservation area and the mighty Wetterstein Mountains, you will experience the breathtaking mountains of the Tyrolean Alps up close. Five villages belong to the region: Mösern-Buchen, Scharnitz, Reith, Leutasch and Seefeld. With excursion destinations and a variety of tours, they all invite you to enjoy the summer in the mountains to the fullest. From the extensive trails you choose routes of different lengths and for different skill levels. More than 60 managed restaurant huts and alpine pastures are waiting along the excursion routes to spoil you with culinary delights. A special feature are the wide, flat and barrier-free promenade hiking trails. They can also be handled with strollers and wheelchairs.
You should also stop by one of the remote and natural lakes of the region. The Möserer See is one of the warmest in the entire state. If you prefer climbing, Seefeld is also the right place for you. The Karwendel and Wetterstein mountains offer via ferrata and climbing gardens for all requirements. And did we mention that you can also explore the natural landscape by mountain bike? The terrain is so varied that families and pleasure bikers will also get their money’s worth here. And for golf fans? They will find perfect fairways and greens in the region, surrounded by fascinating mountain scenery. The 18-hole Seefeld Wildmoos course is a member of the “Leading Golf Courses Austria” and ranks among the top 100 golf courses worldwide. The 9-hole course of the Seefeld-Reith Golf Club also offers you excellent conditions to pursue your passion for a golfing holiday. Tennis facilities, paragliding, football pitches, lakes for swimming enthusiasts, paddling boarding and horse riding complete the range of activities in Seefeld in summer.
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