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Scharnitz - A holiday against a breathtaking mountain backdrop

Scharnitz – the ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts

  • Ideal ‘base camp’ for hiking, mountaineering, biking and climbing in the Karwendel mountains
  • Western gateway to the Karwendel Nature Park, the largest and most beautiful nature reserve in the Eastern Alps
  • A close-to-nature holiday at an altitude of 964 metres on a sunny mountain plateau
  • ‘The Power of Water’ – the source of the river Isar. The upper Isar – a popular canoeing route
  • The Eagle’s Way long-distance walking trail – hike in stages through the Tyrol’s most beautiful regions


Cross-country skiing

The village of Scharnitz offers a vast network of cross-country ski tracks, groomed for both classic- and skating-style skiing, and boasting stunningly beautiful panoramic views. The neighbouring Karwendel Nature Park is home to a unique, untouched natural landscape.

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Karwendel Nature Park

The Karwendel Nature Park is Tyrol’s oldest nature protection area and the largest nature park in the Eastern Alps. The Karwendel mountains provide a natural habitat for a wide variety of rare species of flora and fauna.

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Winter hiking trails

The village Scharnitz in the Region Seefeld boasts a vast network of breathtaking walking and hiking trails through the magical, snow-covered winter landscape.

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Despite the fact that Scharnitz was the last settlement to be established in the Scharnitz Forest area, the village’s name is older than all the others. The site…

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Sights and attractions

The village of Scharnitz offers pure, unspoilt nature combined with fascinating historical attractions. The source of the river Isar and its breathtakingly beautiful…

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The Region Seefeld is just around a 20-minute drive from Innsbruck Airport and around 90 minutes from Munich Airport (toll free). The region is also easy to reach by car from all directions. Those in search of a scenic, romantic journey can travel to the region along the Karwendel railway line, one of the most beautiful rail routes in Europe.