Seefeld in Tirol is located in the Austrian Alps, near Insbruck. It is a well-known resort and ski center. In its vicinity there are numerous cross-country and downhill skiing routes. In the summer, the area is ideal for hiking and cycling.
The village is located on a vast plateau, at an altitude of 1,180 m above sea level. In the vicinity there are wetterstein and Karwendel mountain ranges reaching almost 3,000 m above sea level. The area is simply a perfect place for skiing. There are 279 km of cross-country ski runs and almost 50 ski slopes of varying difficulty. In Seefeld, competitions were held in several Olympic disciplines during the 1964 and 1976 Games in Innsbruck.
The history of Seefeld dates back to medieval times and a lot of historic, traditional Tyrolean buildings have survived in the town itself. There is also a Gothic pilgrimage church of St. Oswald and the Augustinian monastery transformed into a hotel founded by Emperor Maximilian I. In the southern part of the village, near Lake Wildsee, there is the chapel of St. Cross with a polygonal nave covered with a dome.
The surroundings of Seefeld are perfect for active summer holidays. There are 650 km of marked hiking trails here. The popular landscape destination is the Alpenpark Karwendel. In turn, cycling enthusiasts can take advantage of 570 km of trails, from easy, suitable for family rides to demanding mountain routes. There are numerous mountain and electric bike rentals in and around the village. There are also indoor pools, a golf course, beaches on Lake Wildsee and a rope park.