The mountain village of Mösern and the hamlet of Buchen enjoy a prime, sun-blessed location on the Seefeld plateau at an altitude of 1,245 metres above sea level. Boasting unique, breathtaking views across the Inn Valley towards the Arlberg massif and the surroundings mountain peaks, the holiday resort of Mösern-Buchen exudes convivial, rural charm and guarantees a tranquil, relaxing holiday. The smallest gem in the Olympiaregion Seefeld offers idyllic scenery, spectacular vistas, a host of sports and recreation activities and mouth-watering culinary delights.
Mösern-Buchen – the so-called Swallows’ Nest of Tyrol – is an ideal holiday destination in summer and a fantastic holiday resort winter, for sports enthusiasts and families alike. Immaculately groomed cross-country ski trails offer those who enjoy exercise and the great outdoors the chance to enjoy an active break amid pristine, natural surroundings. For children and newcomers to the sport of alpine skiing, Mösern has a gentle practice slope with a drag tow, offering ideal conditions for ‘finding your skiing feet’ away from the hustle and bustle of the busy pistes. For more experienced, proficient skiers, the region’s nearby ski areas offer challenging slopes of all levels of difficultly to ensure a memorable and enjoyable ski holiday.
A holiday in Mösern-Buchen on the mountain plateau offers not only enjoyable, sun-filled days amid a picture-book setting, but also a vast network of fantastic hiking trails suitable for walkers of all abilities. From families to experienced hiking enthusiasts, Mösern-Buchen offers countless opportunities to enjoy nature and the great outdoors in all its facets. Nestled amid a nature protection area at an elevation of 1,292 metres, the Möserer See lake, which is up to eleven metres deep in places, is one of the warmest bathing lakes in Tyrol. With small wooden jetties and meadows along its edge, the lake is perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Not far away are the Wildmoossee and Lottensee lakes, two well-known, irregularly-appearing natural phenomena attributable to a specific relationship between the water level and the underground karst system which, in turn, depends on the amount of springtime precipitation and snowmelt.
The small holiday destination of Mösern-Buchen is renowned for its excellent culinary offerings and the high quality of its restaurants and taverns. From the exclusive award-winning gourmet restaurant in the Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol in Buchen, a member of ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’ group and holder of a coveted Gault Millau award, to smaller speciality restaurants, to traditional Tyrolean taverns, Mösern-Buchen boasts a huge culinary array for the palates of discerning gourmands and lovers of quality traditional cooking.
For those who enjoy combining culture with fresh air and exercise during their holiday, Mösern is an ideal destination. Located on a hill complete with stunning views across the Upper Inn Valley, the huge, free-standing Peace Bell serves as a symbol of the solidarity between the Alpine nations, and is rung in the name of peace every day at 5 pm. The cultural landscape of Mösern is characterised by numerous fences. The fences bear testimony to one of the oldest rural traditions and form part of the identity of the local farming community. Constructed over a period of several centuries and still maintained today, the fences serve to keep a tradition alive, to preserve ancient knowledge and skills, and to emphasise the village’s rural character. Another jewel in the area is the little Ropferstub’m farming museum with fascinating exhibits from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Located about a 15-minute walk from Mösern in the vast nature protection area above the village at an elevation of 1,292 metres, Möserer See, which is up to 11 metres deep in places, is one of the Tyrol’s…