The year-round resort of Seefeld combines rural tradition with urban lifestyle in the heart of the Tyrolean Alps at an altitude of 1,200 metres above sea level. Nestled amid a breathtaking mountain landscape on a sunny high plateau, the idyllic resort offers a vast variety of sports and recreational opportunities ensuring an unforgettable holiday for the whole family. The perfect holiday destination for guests of all ages, Seefeld offers down-to-earth charm combined with understated elegance and sophisticated international flair.
As a member of the elite ‘Best of the Alps’ group – an alliance of 12 world-famous tourist resorts in the European Alps – Seefeld is an Alpine holiday destination with a firmly established position, boasting lifestyle, culture, sport, top events and a flourishing tourism industry. Its long tradition as a holiday resort is characterised by an international clientele, a high-end hotel portfolio, superb gastronomic offerings and an excellent infrastructure. For more than 20 years now, Seefeld has, along with 11 other select destinations in five Alpine countries, been acting as an ‘ambassador’ for the Alpine region.
Whether in summer or winter, Seefeld is an excellent choice for your holiday. Sports lovers and families can enjoy a memorable break amid an exclusive ambience. Nordic sport enthusiasts, amateurs and pros alike, can enjoy the vast network of award-winning cross-country ski tracks (skating and classic-style) and special Nordic ski trails. Excellent downhill skiing is also available thanks to Seefeld’s two superb ski areas – Rosshütte and Gschwandtkopf – and nursery slopes are located in the village centre. Furthermore, countless kilometres of winter hiking trails, numerous ice-skating rinks and ponds, natural toboggan runs and lots, lots more besides ensure a truly unforgettable holiday.
During the summer months Seefeld boasts fantastic hiking, biking and climbing routes of all lengths and levels of difficulty, as well as an 18-hole championship golf course with immaculate fairways and greens, and a 9-hole course enabling golf enthusiasts to pursue their passion against a spectacular mountain backdrop. New highlights in the region include three new themed hiking trails and barrier-free promenade walking trails – the first of their kind in the Alps. The mountain lift facilities are open during the summer season too and offer swift, easy access to the breathtaking hiking areas. If you need some cooling refreshment during your holiday, then you need look no further than the ‘Strandperle’ outdoor pool, the ‘Sonja’ lakeside bathing area and the leisure pool in the Olympia Sport and Congress Centre, complete with water slides and various saunas. A summer break in Seefeld leaves no wish unfulfilled!
Seefeld boasts a year-round programme of sports and entertainment events. From the legendary Winter Party with the Austrian music superstar Andreas Gabalier and the Mountain Crystal Magic event, to the Festival of Traditional Tyrolean Handcrafts and countless high-calibre sports meets and competitions, Seefeld offers a second-to-none venue for events of all kinds.
Seefeld is home to Tyrol’s oldest pedestrian zone. Situated in this lively meeting place are a charming, alpine-style casino, numerous shops including a fine selection of boutiques and speciality retailers, and a vast array of tempting gastronomic options.
Seefeld has played host to the Olympic Nordic disciplines no fewer than three times - in 1964, 1976 and 2012. It was the venue of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in 1985, and organises the Nordic World Cup on an annual basis. Following the success of 1985, the Olympiaregion Seefeld has been selected as the venue for the Nordic World Ski Championships in 2019, and the region was able to welcome over 200,000 cheering visitors from all over the world!