Perched amidst the undulating slopes of the Austrian alps, the quaint province of Seefeld enjoys an enriching elevations 1200m above sea level. Split into a scattering of authentic and attractive villages, the area exudes an air of Austrian authenticity; travellers seeking traditional will find plenty of it here. Hike upon outstanding walking routes; gaze in awe at the skywards spires of charming churches; or sample some of the signature specialities served in the rustic mountain restaurants. However, you decide to spend your serene Seefeld sojourn, you are sure to emerge feeling rested and restored.
Seefeld’s prime position amongst Tirol’s verdant valleys and majestic mountains makes it an ideal springboard from which to set out on energetic and enriching expeditions. A strenuous yet serene path that yields breath-taking beauty is the Epipzirleralm Path, a trail that meanders through flower filled meadows, somnolent villages and picturesque alpine pastures.
Seefeld is awash with stunning sacred sights whose interiors even outweight the ecclesiastical elegance of their interiors. Arguably, the most impressive is the Parish Church of St. Oswald, a place that has been alluring pilgrims for centuries with its magnificent murals, interminable arches and incredibly impressive altarpiece.
A sophisticated symbol of Seefeld’s religious resplendence is the Lake Church, a beautiful building located upon the luscious shores of the lake. The baroque façade and consecrated interior are truly a site worthy of worship.
From the Rustic to the Refined
A restaurant that both captures the essence of Austria’s rich culinary heritage while also embracing the modern impulses of the culinary world is Plangger Delikatessen, a quaint place in which flavour and traditional reign supreme. Sample sumptuous platters of succulent sausage, creamy cheese, rich meats and tangy mustards in order to appease an appetite for Austrian authenticity. (Klosterstrasse 43 Zentrum, Seefeld, Austria)