Seefeld in Tirol is a village located in western part of Austria, in the region called Tirol (Tyrol). The village is situated only 17 km. far from Innsbruck, the Tirolean capital. Seefeld is surrounded by Wetterstein and Karwendel mountains. Seefeld has a lake, Wildsee. The village is set on the main route from Munich to Innsbruck.
The village belongs to Olympiaregion that is composed by Seefeld and other villages around Seefeld. Some of them are these: Scharnitz, Leutasch, Reith,
Seefeld can be reached by car and buses, by trains and by planes. Flixbus from Munich to Innsbruck stops in Seefeld. Trains from Munich to Innsbruck stop in Seefeld. Regional trains from Innsbruck to Garmisch-Partenkirchen or Mittenwald also stop in Seefeld. The nearest airport is Innsbruck and it offers possibilities for direct conection from the airport to Seefeld.
The village is an important winter sports resort and is known especially for nordic skiing. Alpine ski is less developped, but there are lots of trails for cross-country. There is also a ski jump, named Toni Seelos. Seefeld has also one arena for biathlon.
Seefeld triple is a nordic combined event that is held each year in late January. The event belongs to Nordic Combined World Cup. Best nordic combined athletes compete during three days.
The Tyrolean village helds Nordic Ski World Championships on late February-early March 2019.
Village center has many elegant hotels and good restaurants. Church St.Oswald is the main church in the village. The touristic center and some supermarkets are also situated in the village center. Seekirchl church is the main landmark in the village. It is situated in the western part, near the cross-country and biathlon arena.
Suggestions for day trips in Seefeld and surroundings:
- Rosshutte chalet in Seefeld is situated at 1760 m. above the sea level. It offers a good chance to admire the panorama and to walk around. Two restaurants with terraces in the open has Tyrolean gastronomy. There is a cable car to go on the top at 2000 m.above the sea level.
- Innsbruck is the Tyrolean capital. It is an important historical and cultural Austrian city. Innsbruck is named the capital of Alps and hosts many winter sports events.
- Garmisch-Partenkirchen is the most-known winter sports resort in Germany. It is situated less than one hour by train from Seefeld. The city center has wonderful painted buildings.
- Mittenwald, located half hour far from Seefeld by train, is a nice Bavarian village. Its village center has many painted buildings: the main church, hotels, restaurants, shops. A cable car goes on the top of Karwendel peak at 2244 m above the sea level.