Scharnitz is one of the most beautiful regions in the Tirolean Alps. Today, everything is done to make holidaymakers feel welcome. Enjoy some or all of the many sports activities on offer in the snow-capped mountains surrounding Scharnitz. Discover its rich history as you visit the churches and the chapels. With its about 1.300 inhabitants the village is located at the border with Bavaria at an elevation of 964 m above sea level. Visit several of the main sights, like the historical fortification "Porta Claudia" or the impressive gorge Gleirschklamm. Sports enthusiasts feel instantly at home in Scharnitz. After all: This destination offers something for everyone. If you visit Scharnitz for some skiing, cross-country skiing, ice climbing, tobogganing and hiking, optimally groomed slopes and ski trails await you at the skiing area Geigenbühel/Birkenlift. Besides the range of accommodation on offer is just as varied as the leisure time programme. There are nearly 45 accommodation options to choose from. The right choice for any taste and budget is ensured. You won't be confronted with an endless number of restaurants – but there are about five excellent ones, which are truly noteworthy for their regional charm.