Seefeld Mountains

Seefeld:the Land of Mountains

The Austrian resort of Seefeld is a region of unspoilt beauty where clear mountain air and stunning scenery combine to produce landscapes of dramatic natural wonder. Situated between the Wetterstein and Karwendel mountain ranges to the west and east, Seefeld basks on a 1200m, south-facing plateau, thereby affording access to a series of stunning walks and ski areas that are suitable for all ages and abilities as a result of its unique geographical situation.

A first suggestion for your holiday would be to search for Seefeld holidays at Inghams: once you have found the deal that’s right for you, it will only be a matter of choosing the aspects of the resort you will enjoy most. Especially if you enjoy spending your time in the great outdoors, you will be sure to get the most out of the perfect conditions that are on offer here.

Seefeld is a site of special importance to cross country skiers, having hosted the Nordic events during both the 1964 and the 1976 Winter Olympics. There are hundreds of kilometres of prepared routes on the plateau itself, whilst the surrounding areas of Leutasch, Scharnitz and Mosern also showcase the excellent facilities of the region. Again, well-marked trail networks and excellent infrastructure allow you to concentrate on the serious business of enjoying yourself whilst you take in the breathtaking views that you are sure to encounter.

For those whose preferred mode of transport doesn’t include skis, snowboards, or anything else strapped to one’s feet, Seefeld offers over 650km of marked walking paths, as well as another 30 fully marked running and Nordic walking routes that allow you to see some of the fantastic sites on offer without the need for donning any specialist equipment. Walking highlights include the Leutasch Gorge, Wildsee Lake, the Alpenpark Karwendel in Schnarnitz, and the Wildmoos conservation area; all of which are fully accessible via well maintained paths and walkways.

As if all this wasn’t enough, a search for Seefeld holidays will often highlight some of the unique cultural events that take place in the region. These take place at various points throughout the year and include highlights such as ‘Blumencorso’ (a flower festival on the first Sunday of August) and the recently instigated ‘Karwendelmarsch, which takes place at the end of August. This event begins in Scharnitz and allows walkers to experience some of the region’s most notable highlights whilst promoting conservation and natural living. Finally, another typical happening is the ‘Almabtrieb’, a traditional procession during which the cows down from the pastures in the first week of September.

Seefeld is a land of unspoiled wonders and is likely to remain a top destination for walkers and winter sports enthusiasts for many years to come. Its accessible, well maintained facilities and stunning natural beauty both combine to make any visit a pleasure.


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