Seefeld in Tirol – Austria
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.
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 is incredibly proud to be able to host the prestigious Nordic sporting event once more.
Seefeld – A winter full of experiences adventure
During the winter months, the Olympiaregion Seefeld is transformed into a glittering winter wonderland and offers a huge spectrum of activities ensuring non-stop fun in the snow. On the nursery ski slopes, with a separate children’s area, little ones can ‘find their skiing feet’ under professional instruction and supervision. This gives parents the time, freedom and peace of mind to explore the ski slopes on their own. In addition, the region boasts numerous natural toboggan runs and ice-skating rinks and ponds, ensuring outdoor fun for the whole family.