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Scheffau am Wilden KaiserAustria

The gateway to the Wilder Kaiser, this small village abounds in the delights of alpine wellness, outdoor trails and sunshine.

The smallest and coziest of the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental villages, Scheffau lies at the foot of Wilder Kaiser and functions as a base camp for its popular snowfields. Visit this classic alpine village with chalets nestled under the mountain amid plentiful sunshine and Tirolean beauty.

Scheffau provides direct access to the snowfields of SkiWelt, which offers 174 miles (280 kilometers) of runs, more than 90 lifts and facilities including dozens of refreshment stops. Try the unique cross-country skiing trail in the Scheffau area that is lit up at night for a dramatic trip over these gorgeous ski fields, the Nachtloipe Scheffau. Use this route to reach nearby Soell or Ellmau. Above Scheffau are the beginnings of the renowned Tiroler Adlerweg, which translates as “eagle trail,” an extended hiking path past some of Tirol’s loveliest villages, peaks and views.

The Hintersteinersee is a huge fresh, shining mountain lake, perfect for swimming in summer and pristine and frozen in winter. Gaze into the reflection of the dramatic rocky mountain peaks on its still surface or jump into blue-green water clean enough to drink. Begin or end your hike through the hills here. Have great family fun at KaiserWelt Scheffau, which has obstacle courses, treehouses and its own lake. This theme park is on the Brandstadl mountain at an elevation of 5,400 feet (1.6 kilometers); get here using the ski lift.

In this part of the world it’s a delight to discover the particular alpine brand of wellness, especially using the sparkling waters around Scheffau. Try the Kneipp-Trail for this experience, with a barefoot path, a special “inhalatory facility” where you can breathe fresh air enriched with essential oil of pine and a designated meditation space to be enriched by mountain serenity. The trailhead is next to the village church.

The mountains and fields around Scheffau are popular for cycling and especially appreciated for e-biking. Charging stations are scattered around the area. Try this new mode of transportation as you enjoy the alpine summer.

Top Hotels in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Hotel Kaiser in Tirol - All Inclusive
Hotel Kaiser in Tirol - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Dorf 11, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Tirol
The price is ¥35,314 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

This family-friendly Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser property is located in the mountains, within 3 mi (5 km) of Hintersteiner See Lake, KaiserBad Ellmau and Hartkaiser ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (40 reviews)
Amazing stay

"We visited the Kaiser in January 2020 for the ski trip with kids. From the first moment we entered the hotel we were impressed by the interior, ambience and the size of the property. The check in process went very smoothly, we got a nice room, big enough to meet all our needs, it had a balcony and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Hotel Kaiser in Tirol - All Inclusive
Kaiserlodge
Kaiserlodge
5 out of 5
Dorf 11a, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Tirol
The price is ¥46,929 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

Situated in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, this luxury aparthotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Hintersteiner See Lake and within 12 mi (20 km) of Kufstein Fortress and ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Fedt sted

"Super fedt sted, mangler dog rengøring"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Kaiserlodge
Hotel Leitenhof SUPERIOR
Hotel Leitenhof SUPERIOR
4.5 out of 5
Leiten 33, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Located in the mountains, this family-friendly hotel is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Hintersteiner See Lake and 11.4 mi (18.3 km) from Kufstein Fortress. Hahnenkamm ...

4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)

"Nice hotel with warm staff. We returned for the second time"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Hotel Leitenhof SUPERIOR
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Kaiserlodge
Kaiserlodge
5 out of 5
Dorf 11a, Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Tirol
The price is ¥46,929 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

Situated in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, this luxury aparthotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Hintersteiner See Lake and within 12 mi (20 km) of Kufstein Fortress and ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Fedt sted

"Super fedt sted, mangler dog rengøring"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Kaiserlodge
Seebach Chalets, Apartment for up to 4 People
Seebach Chalets, Apartment for up to 4 People
Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Tyrol

Situated in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, this apartment building is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Hintersteiner See Lake and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Hochsoell Cable Car. KaiserBad ...

Seebach Chalets, Apartment for up to 4 People
Seeebach Chalets - Luxury Vacation on 2 Floors!
Seeebach Chalets - Luxury Vacation on 2 Floors!
Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser, Tyrol

This family-friendly Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser apartment building is located in the mountains, within 3 mi (5 km) of Hintersteiner See Lake and Hochsoell Cable ...

Seeebach Chalets - Luxury Vacation on 2 Floors!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Hahnenkamm Ski Area
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Hahnenkamm Ski Area

5/5(14 reviews)

Hit the slopes at Hahnenkamm Ski Area, a top ski area in Kitzbuehel. Discover the area's mountain views and spas.

Hohe Salve Mountain
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Hohe Salve Mountain

5/5(5 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Hohe Salve Mountain during your travels in Westendorf. Discover the area's spas, or seek out its ski slopes.

Ski Jewel Alpbachtal - Wildschoenau
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Ski Jewel Alpbachtal - Wildschoenau

4/5(1 review)

Discover one of the newest and largest ski destinations in the Tirol, home to miles of well-groomed runs.

Kufstein Fortress
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Kufstein Fortress

5/5(4 reviews)

Learn about the local history of Kufstein when you take a trip to Kufstein Fortress. Discover the mountain views in this quaint area, or seek out the ski slopes.

Brixental
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Brixental

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at Brixental during your travels in Kufstein.

Black Lake
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Black Lake

4/5(1 review)

Explore the great outdoors at Black Lake, a lovely green space in Kitzbuehel. Make time to visit the area's spas, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Top things to do in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Schloss Tratzberg - Castle Tour
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Schloss Tratzberg - Castle Tour

¥1,663
Per adult
Segway Alm Tour in the district of Rosenheim - Bad Feilnbach
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Segway Alm Tour in the district of Rosenheim - Bad Feilnbach

¥14,783
Per adult
Offroad Segway Tour over the Samerberg from Nußdorf am Inn
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Offroad Segway Tour over the Samerberg from Nußdorf am Inn

¥9,732
Per adult

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