Winter experiences in the Olympiaregion Seefeld

Real winter. Real experiences.

Discover impressive diversity, come to rest, switch off and enjoy: The Olympiaregion Seefeld offers experiences for young and old all year round.

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Monday

  • SNOW SHOE HIKE - Your first snowshoe steps on the Gschwandtkopf
    Snowshoeing is one of the oldest methods of how to make it easier to walk on deep snow. You can try it for yourself on the wide natural slope leading from the pretty district of Auland by Reith up to the top of the Gschwandtkopf. The views along the way are quite spectacular - the Reither Spitze, the distinctive silhouette of the Hohe Munde, the iconic Zugspitze. Once at the top, you can choose to have a rest in the cosy Sonnenalm restaurant as a way to satisfy your hunger and bring the outing to a close.
    Hire of snowshoes included in the price. This activity is conducted in German and English.

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  • HISTORICAL WINTER WALKING TOUR OF SEEFELD - Guided journey of Seefeld through the years
    Get to know both historic and present-day Seefeld on this informative winter walking tour. Our state-certified guide, Alexandra Glatzl, will tell you all about St. Oswald’s, (the Gothic parish church), the Hotel Klosterbräu and the symbol of Seefeld, the little round Seekirchl (closed in winter).
    Sturdy footwear recommended. Dogs welcome. Tour available in Italian on request. The tour is carried out in German and English and in Italian if requested in advance.

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  • LOOKING FOR EGGS IN WINTER - Collecting eggs and frolicking with the hens
    Find your own tasty free-range breakfast egg among the hens in the mobile chicken coop on the parish hill. You will enjoy it even more that way! There are six different and quite rare breeds of Seefeld free-range chickens and they lay very colourful eggs. Naturally. Come along and learn all about the birds and how we look after them.
    As there is limited room in the chicken coop, warm, outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear are essential. Child’s price available for children aged 6-10. Explanations and instructions are given in German and English.

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Tuesday

  • HERBAL WORKSHOP - Home-made herbal ointments with natural ingredients
    Tuesdays in Scharnitz belong to our experienced herbalist, Sabine Dallmann, and her ‘nature’s pharmacy‘. In her workshop, you will learn about the benefits of local herbs and healing plants and how to use them. You will also have the chance to create your own souvenir herbal ointment under her expert watchful eye.
    Children over 10 years of age are welcome to join. A free parking ticket is available in the Scharnitz Nature Park and Information Centre. Explanations and instructions are given in German.

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  • SPARKLING WINTER WONDERLAND - Walking along the snow-covered Leutasch valley

    Together with our nature guide, ‘Bantl Hansi‘, you will enjoy a picturesque winter walk to some of the best spots in the Leutasch valley. As well as his wealth of stories, Hansi also has plenty of hints and tips on how to enjoy an unforgettable winter holiday. The walk ends with a stop at the Mundestadl where you can carry on chatting while enjoying some tasty treats.
    Sturdy, waterproof footwear and warm clothing are essential. Child’s price available for children aged 6-15. This activity is conducted in German.

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  • CURLING - Introduction to this traditional Tyrolean sport

    Curling is one of the oldest sports in Tyrol. Every Tuesday, the local curling association has evening curling on offer and after about 15-30 minutes of in-depth instruction on the correct swing and slide techniques and a run-through of the rule book, it’s time for the first game.
    The cost of hiring the stones and the rink are included in the price. Participants must be over the age of 14. Participation at your own risk. This course is offered in German and English.

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Wednesday

  • SNOW SHOE HIKE - Advanced snowshoe tour on the Mühlberg
    The Mühlberg in Scharnitz is good for more experienced snowshoe walkers. We make our way over the glistening snow to the top of the old ski run at 1,330 metres where there will be time for a rest  to enjoy a snack (bring your own) in the quiet winter still. Afterwards, we head back to Scharnitz through the forest.
    Sturdy winter boots and warm, waterproof clothing are essential, and a flask of tea too! Hire of snowshoes included in the price. A free parking ticket is available from the guide. This activity is conducted in German and English.

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  • WINTER FOREST BATHING – SHINRIN YOKU - Out you go
    This Japanese trend has been popular in Seefeld since 2016. You meet the forest and the forest meets you. Listen to the rustling of the trees and bathe in their beauty. Recharge your batteries, feel the forest. With our nature coach, Verena Hiltpolt.
    This gentle walks takes place in all weathers. Languages spoken: German and English and a basic knowledge of Italian and French.

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  • BEER BREWING TRADITION & TASTING - Short introduction to the art of brewing followed by a tasting of some home-brewed beers
    Awarded best microbrewery in Austria, master brewer Florian Bieringer invites you to join him in the historic vaults of the Hotel Klosterbräu cellar in Seefeld where for centuries some of the best full-bodied beer of the region has been produced. As well as learning a few brewing secrets, you have the chance to taste some of the speciality beers.
    Participants must be over the age of 16. Should you wish to stay and dine in the historic beer cellar after the event, we recommend booking a table in advance: +43 (0)5212 2621 168. Explanations and instructions are given in German and English.

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  • SHIMMERING TORCHLIT WALK - Winter night-time walk in Mösern
    After the quiet winter nights have set in over the snow-covered meadows and forests, the Inn valley below Mösern sparkles like a giant crystal and the beautiful panorama appears even more ethereal when seen by flickering torchlight. This winter night-time walk is quite delightful and a great way to discover lots of interesting facts about Mösern.
    Torches included. Warm clothing and sturdy footwear are essential and we recommend bringing a flask of tea. This activity is conducted in German, English and Italian.

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Friday

  • A ‘HAY-RY‘ TIME - Highland cows at the Zottlhof in Leutasch
    Come along and see what the hairy Highland cattle get up to on the farm - you might even find a pitch-fork in your hand as you get close to these gentle creatures. You will experience feeding-time in the byre and you will learn lots of interesting facts about the animals and might even get the chance to help out yourself.
    Warm winter clothing and non-slip footwear recommended. Child’s price available for children aged 6-15. This activity is conducted in German, English, Italian and French.

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  • WINTER WALKING WITH ALPACAS - Our fluffiest winter walking tour
    This is a winter wonderland walk with a difference as your companions along the way are woolly alpacas!
    These gentle ‘teddy bears‘ are children and family-friendly and guarantee a fun walk in the snow for all concerned. After the walk, we go back to the alpaca stable for some warming punch or mulled wine and – of course – for some more time to stroke the alpacas.
    The activity takes place in all weathers and will be adapted to suit conditions. Walking boots and outdoor clothing are essential. Children and youths may only participate if accompanied by an adult. Child’s price available for children aged 4-14. The guided alpaca walk is conducted in German, English and Italian.

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Saturday

  • WINTER WALKING WITH ALPACAS - Our fluffiest winter walking tour

    This is a winter wonderland walk with a difference as your companions along the way are woolly alpacas! These gentle ‘teddy bears‘ are children and family-friendly and guarantee a fun walk in the snow for all concerned. After the walk, we go back to the alpaca stable for some warming punch or mulled wine and – of course – for some more time to stroke the alpacas.
    The activity takes place in all weathers and will be adapted to suit conditions. Walking boots and outdoor clothing are essential. Children and youths may only participate if accompanied by an adult. Child’s price available for children aged 4-14. The guided alpaca walk is conducted in German, English and Italian.

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  • BIATHLON TRY-OUT - Nordic try-out in Seefeld
    The Olympiaregion Seefeld has long had a fascination with Nordic sports. Nordic World Championships, Winter Olympic Games and an impressive selection of fun races, are a few of the sporting milestones that have taken place in and around the WM-Arena in Seefeld. On Saturdays, you can follow in the wintery footsteps of the Nordic world champions – and even try your hand at the biathlon shooting range.
    The try-out shooting is possible for children over the age of 15 years of age and taller than 140 cm. Adults shoot with original biathlon small-bore rifles (5 shots per person). This activity is conducted in German and English.

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Sunday

  • THE BASICS OF ART - Guided tour of the exhibition by Miquel Barceló at KiS - Art in Seefeld
    Can anyone do contemporary art? Probably not... Let yourself be carried away into the world of Miquel Barceló! In this guided tour followed by an exchange of ideas, you will get to know the artist and his works better.
    Miquel Barceló lives and works in Paris and Mallorca, and is considered one of Spain‘s most celebrated contemporary artists. Selected works, all from the Jablonka Collection, will be presented as part of KiS - Kunst in Seefeld

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