Seefeld Olympia Region

A winter wonderland for cross-country skiing enthusiasts, the Seefeld plateau and its many pretty villages offer perfect snow conditions and plenty of sunshine. The region will host the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019.

Situated on a sunny high plateau between the Mieminger Mountains, the Karwendel Nature Park and the Wetterstein Mountains, Seefeld has a special micro-climate which gives it thick snow cover and protection from the warm Föhn wind. This makes it popular with skiers and in particular cross-country skiers, who enjoy exploring the area’s large network of trails. The village was used for the Nordic disciplines when Innsbruck hosted the Olympic Games in 1964 and 1976. It has also hosted the Nordic World Ski Championships once and often welcomes the international elite as part of the World Cup. In 2019 Seefeld will host the Nordic World Ski Championships for the second time in its history, with its high density of four-star and five-star hotels playing an important role in the bid.

Summer: electric bikes, castle ruins and swimming lakes

Seefeld’s attractions are by no means restricted to winter. In summer it draws many visitors thanks to its many mountain bike and hiking trails. One of the most popular walks in the region is the easy Three Lake Trail from Seefeld, which takes in three idyllic swimming lakes: Möserer See, Lottensee and Wildmoos-See. Guests interested in history can visit the Fragenstein castle ruins near Zirl and walk back through the impressive Schlossbachklamm canyon, including a section crossing underneath a railway bridge used by trains running between Innsbruck and Seefeld. Cyclists who want to take it easy will find more than 90 electric bikes available for hire at about 20 stations in the region. There are also two 18-hole golf courses in the area, one in Seefeld-Wildmoos and one in Seefeld-Reith.

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With 279km of well-prepared trails, it is little wonder that Seefeld has hosted the Nordic disciplines at the Winter Olympics on two occasions and is one of the best cross-country skiing areas anywhere in Austria. In 2019 the village will host the Nordic World Ski Championships., © Olympiaregion Seefeld
Cross-country skiing heaven

With 279km of well-prepared trails, it is little wonder that Seefeld has hosted the Nordic disciplines at the Winter Olympics on two occasions and is one of the best cross-country skiing areas anywhere in Austria. In 2019 the village will host the Nordic World Ski Championships.



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The Seefelder Sport- und Kongresszentrum includes a leisure centre with a 140m wildwater slide, a heated outdoor pool, underwater massage jets and a rock island with a fountain. There is also a large spa area with a selection of saunas., © Olympiaregion Seefeld, Andre Schönherr
Fun and relaxation

The Seefelder Sport- und Kongresszentrum includes a leisure centre with a 140m wildwater slide, a heated outdoor pool, underwater massage jets and a rock island with a fountain. There is also a large spa area with a selection of saunas.



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Legend has it that the Leutascher Geisterklamm is inhabited by a whole host of elves, dwarfs and other mythical creatures, first and foremost the Klammgeist who rules over this 3km long canyon with a spectacular 23m waterfall., © Olympiaregion Seefeld
Where the elves and dwarfs live

Legend has it that the Leutascher Geisterklamm is inhabited by a whole host of elves, dwarfs and other mythical creatures, first and foremost the Klammgeist who rules over this 3km long canyon with a spectacular 23m waterfall.



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Cast in bronze, the Peace Bell is a huge bell weighing ten tonnes and designed to symbolise peace and friendship between the alpine countries. It is located in Mösern and can be reached via the Friedenswanderweg. At 2.51m in height it is the largest bell in Tirol and can be heard in many towns and villages in the Inn Valley., © Tirol Werbung/Frank Bauer
The path to the Peace Bell

Cast in bronze, the Peace Bell is a huge bell weighing ten tonnes and designed to symbolise peace and friendship between the alpine countries. It is located in Mösern and can be reached via the Friedenswanderweg. At 2.51m in height it is the largest bell in Tirol and can be heard in many towns and villages in the Inn Valley.



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The Gaistal Valley connects the villages of Leutasch and Ehrwald near the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. It is an excellent area for mountain bikers and hikers. One popular attraction is the Ganghoferweg, a hiking trail built to honour the German writer Ludwig Ganghofer, who for almost 20 years spent the majority of his time living in the “Hubertus” hunting lodge in Leutasch., © Tirol Werbung/Dominik Gigler
An untouched natural haven

The Gaistal Valley connects the villages of Leutasch and Ehrwald near the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. It is an excellent area for mountain bikers and hikers. One popular attraction is the Ganghoferweg, a hiking trail built to honour the German writer Ludwig Ganghofer, who for almost 20 years spent the majority of his time living in the “Hubertus” hunting lodge in Leutasch.



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