Seefeld Holidays

Deservedly one of Austria's best loved summer resorts

A wonderful resort, brimming with Tyrolean culture, Seefeld sits on the border between Austria and Germany and is bustling with life and action all throughout the summer. Sitting on a sunny plateau above the Inns valley, it is great for those who want to explore the nearby city of Innsbruck.

The walks and cycle routes around Seefeld are excellent, varying from easy to moderate each path and trail explores the outstanding beauty of the mountainous area at a leisurely pace.

Seefeld is rich in culture, with plenty of festivals and events to enjoy throughout the summer. Exploring other unique activities in the area has never been easier with our extensive excursion programme.

  • from£619pp
  • 99 rooms

Set in a scenic position, 10 minutes' walk from the village centre, the superior adults only Hotel Schönruh is run by the Kaltschmid family and is known for its first class cuisine and excellent leisure facilities.

  • from£609pp
  • 56 rooms
Hotel Seefelderhof, Seefeld, Austria Gardens (1)

This charming little Tyrolean hotel offers a special welcoming atmosphere.

  • from£839pp
  • 82 rooms
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The country-hotel Bergresort is one of Seefeld's most popular superior hotels, set in its own beautiful landscaped gardens with a natural pond and woodland.

  • from£669pp
  • 130 rooms
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This popular hotel has an abundance of leisure facilities including 4 swimming pools and an extensive daily activity programme.

  • from£790pp
  • 165 rooms
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One of Seefeld's most prominent hotels, the family-run Kaltschmid has a superb location in the heart of the village's pedestrianised centre.

  • from£749pp
  • 70 rooms
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Set in the heart of the village, Krumers Post Hotel & Spa has a reputation for first rate service, comfortable rooms and excellent cuisine.

  • from£599pp
  • 20 rooms
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The small and exclusive Helga is a superior three star hotel with four star service and quality, located in a quiet residential area 8 minutes' walk from the centre.

  • 44 rooms
Hotel Karwendelhof Seefeld Austria (2)

Right in the heart of Seefeld, this beautiful hotel has lots of charm and character. Recently refurbished but keeping some of its original features, this popular hotel is ideally situated close to all the village shops, cafés, gardens and the village square.

  • 44 rooms
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The small and informal Hotel Stefanie is full of Tyrolean charm and has wonderful views. Located just five to ten minutes' walk from the village centre and opposite the sister Hotel Schönruh where you have access to their superb facilities.

Useful Information
Information about Seefeld
Resort Code ATSE
Languages spoken German/English
Time difference GMT+1
Currency EUR
Latitude 47.329411
Longitude 11.188990
Travel and Transportation

Summer 2022

Flying from/to: Innsbruck
Birmingham Saturday
Gatwick Saturday/Wednesday

Innsbruck transfer approx. 45min by coach.

Flying from/to: Salzburg
Glasgow Saturday

Salzburg transfer approx. 2hr 45min by coach.

Self drive is available.

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: No



Neuschwanstein Castle & Oberammergau from £45 per person (full day)

Visit King Ludwig of Bavaria’s famous fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein used as the inspiration by Walt Disney for his Cinderella castle in his theme parks. On the way we stop to visit the historic Passion Play village of Oberammergau. Price includes castle entrance fee.

(A good level of fitness is required to climb the steps at Neuschwanstein Castle) 


We act at all times as a selling agent for the suppliers. All excursions require minimum numbers to run and are subject to change. Some excursions may not be available to pre-book but may be available to book locally subject to numbers. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see our terms & conditions.

Resort Combination

Two Centres | Combine your stay in Seefeld with 3, 4 or 7 nights in another resort in Austria. We recommend Kitzbühel or Mayrhofen for their fantastic walking and excursion possibilities.

Things To Do

Seefeld food and restaurants

You can experience some truly delicious cuisine in and around Seefeld in a variety of different restaurants and bars that cater for different tastes and interests. Milchhof offers some traditional Austrian food and is a firm favourite of Inghams, and Klosterbrau Grill has a brilliant setting in an old wine cellar, serving their own home-brewed beers.


Seefeld wine and bars

Fleder Maus sports bar sits in the centre of town and is lively on the weekend evenings, and Woods is a popular après ski bar in the winter but opens out into a lovely sunny terrace in the summer that overlooks Seekirchl. Beer is the local drink of choice, and you can find home brewed beer on the tap at the Klosterbrau Grill.


Seefeld shopping

Seefeld sits only 10 miles away from the city of Innsbruck, which makes an excellent shopping location for those who want to pick up a few designer goods, souvenirs, clothes, shoes, handbags and more! Getting to Innsbruck is easy, you can get the train from the centre of Seefeld and be within the city within 40 minutes.


Seefeld spas and relaxation

You can find a spa complex in the Olympia Leisure Centre in Seefeld where there are saunas, tranquility rooms, cold plunge pools, relaxation pools, massages on offer as well as beauty treatments.

Most 4-star hotels also offer spa facilities, but notably the Hotel Seespitz has a wonderful indoor/outdoor swimming pool, saunas, steam baths, infrared cabins, gym, massage and beauty treatments. The lake-side location adds to the charm of this hotel.


Seefeld arts, culture and events

With an action-packed summer calendar there is no shortage of things to do in Seefeld throughout the whole season! Experience a slice of real Austrian Tyrolean culture at one of the many town festivals, including the Strudelfest and Annual Dorf Festival.

Exploring further afield, Innsbruck is only a 40 minute train journey away is brimming with culture and history. Visit some famous international landmarks like the Golden Roof, Imperial Palace, Ambras Castle, Tyrolean Folk Art Museum and the Swarovski Crystal World.

Lift and cable-car approx. opening times

Rosshutte: Approx. 04 May to September / October

Gschwandtkoff: TBA


Weekly open air concerts on the bandstand

Come and see the live music playing on the bandstand in Kurpark and by the church of St. Oswald. This wonderful music event attracts music loves from all around, and creates a fabulous memorable experience.


Villages in Tyrol celebrate the annual ‘Almatrieb’ in September. The festival celebrates the end of the summer when the cows are led down the mountain to their stables for the winter. Cowbells echo through the valley as hundreds of cows pass by, all highly decorated in traditional costume.

Weekly Tyrolean evening

Taking place in the Kaltschmid Hotel, enjoy an evening of dancing, yodeling, live music and traditional Tyrolean clothes and dress. Great fun for all involved, the evening is both educational as well as plenty of fun.


Occuring this year in July, it doesn’t matter if you like your strudel sweet or fruity, the Strudelfest is a great (and delicious!) day out for all the family. You can even make your own strudel yourself and watch the confectioners at work.

Annual Dorf festival

A wonderful community festival in Seefeld, in aid of charity, the annual Dorf festival sees the local inhabitants come together to celebrate Austrian culture with music, dance, delicious food stands as well as art and crafts for the children too.

White Night fashion show

Enjoy a night of fashion and style, Seefeld opens the White Night fashion show with live music, DJ’s, casino, Charity roulette, and fantastic firework displace but there’s one catch though… you have to dress in white!

Traditional Tyrolean handicrafts festival

Come and visit the ALTES HANDWERK TIROL festival in September, a festival of traditional handcrafts from the Tyrolean region, where you can see master craftsmen at work from basket weavers, saddlers, quill embroiderers, felt makers, hatters, blacksmiths, sheep shearing and more.


Seefeld offers a variety of long and short walks all around the valley, taking in meadows, forests, waterfalls, grassy peaks and limestone gorges. The Seefeld Scharnitz valley is ideal for low level rambles and the lower summits offer wonderful views of limestone peaks. Many walks directly from the village centre to the Gschwandkopf offer lovely village views over rolling hillsides and pastures. Keen hikers will also find plenty of harder walks to challenge them from the Rosshütte.


The Lakes of Mittenwald / 12km / Easy

After a short walk through the typically beautiful Barvian town of Mittenwald, this walk starts to climb up towards the Sankt Anton Gasthaus through the woods that give Mittenwald its name. The trail continus up to the top of the Kranzberg where, looking back over the town, we are treated to incredible views of the towering Karwendel peaks. Continuing through the forest we walk to the first of the two lakes included in the walk, the Ferchensee. After looping round the edge of the lake the walk turns back towards Mittenwald via the Lautersee, our second lake. As the path ducks into trees again we follow the Lainbach river down past a waterfall and into the oldest part of Mittenwalkd bringing us to the end of the walk.

Scharnitz and the Karawedal Valley / 11km / Easy

After arriving in the town of Scharnitz on the German border, the initial route takes you alongside the river Isar, with a photo stop at a breath-taking gorge. From there, you ascend to the Gleirschhohe and get some amazing views. Then head back down the valley, back to Scharnitz and jump on the bus back to Seefeld.

Exploring the Seefeld Plateau / 14km / Moderate

Starting in Seefeld you head out to the small town of Reith, then after make your way around the Gschwandtkopf mountain to Mosern, where you can enjoy wonderful views down the Inn Valley. Relax and stop for lunch by the Moserer See bathing lake. Follow a gentle path, and make your way back down into Seefeld.

Good to know

  • With great local and wider transport links enjoy a day out of resort in the parks and beer houses of Munich or the historical sites of Innsbruck 
  • There's over 650km of walking, hiking and cycling available across the Olympia plateau. From the flat of the Leutasch valley to the heady heights of the Kings tours 
  • There is a beautiful sun trap of a village centre, with plenty of options for some alfresco dining
  • Try the world renowned local beer crafted in a 13th century monastery. Plus plenty of other cafes and restaurants for strudel and more. 
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