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Tourist beds 2221
Population 1300
Resturants 8
Disco/bars 2
Resturants in skiing area 8
Sport shops 4
Clothing shops 1
Food shops/supermarkets 1
REAL BIG - SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental is Austria's largest interconnected ski area and is one of the most varied winter sports areas in the Alps, with the greatest certainty of snow. One award after another is proof that here 279 km of ski runs, over 90 modern lifts and more than 70 refreshment stops make for winter fun which is simply "world class". With 13 km of night skiing slopes and 7.5 km of floodlit toboggan runs day becomes night to let night-time thrill seekers sweep down perfect slopes and toboggan runs across the sea of lights in the valley. Whether with family, as a couple, with friends, alone or in a group: at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental you'll always get your money's worth and find an offer to suit everyone!
It's white as far as the eye can see when it comes to snow conditions here too: SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental is particularly blessed with natural snow. In addition, 210 km of the 279 km of slopes can be completely covered with manmade snow. This is guaranteed by more than 1,000 snow machines in the ski area. By the way: only pure drinking water may be used for snowmaking in Tyrol.
From treeless summit slopes for carvers, to richly varied slopes for experts and family slopes bathed in sunshine, to the fantastic valley descents which go on and on, all the slopes are in perfect condition. Spectacular views and mountains of snow are guaranteed.

SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental is offering you the opportunity to access your personal ''skiline'' by entering at the end of your day's skiing your ski pass number on the internet at The ''skiline'' gives a timed altitude profile of the route you chose in the ski resort. It contains an accurate list of the lifts you used, the total metres you climbed and an estimate of how many kilometres you covered on the descent.
Notwithstanding all the superlatives, which SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental has already earned, it is the cosy atmosphere, warm hospitality and Tyrolean charm which set the tone. More than 70 of Austria's loveliest ski huts and mountain restaurants, sun terraces and snow bars invite you to call in for a rest and a bite to eat. From a "statistical point of view" you have an opportunity to do so every 3.5 km!

NEW in Winter 2009-10
SkiWelt Ellmau - Ellmi's 6-seater chair - detachable 6-seater chair lift at the Schmidalm run in the Ellmau-Going ski area, this long and popular run can now be reached quickly and comfortably.
SkiWelt Brixen im Thale: ALPENIGLU ® - Igloo Village - a world of icy attractions!

There is a real village atmosphere in Scheffau with its country charm and one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in Tyrol, the Hintersteinersee. Situated at an altitude of 882m, directly in the Wilder Kaiser nature reserve, the Hintersteinersee is a good starting point for many walks and mountain climbs. After your hike, revitalise body and soul with a refreshing dip in its crystal clear water!

Give yourself a break - try „ Mind- Wellness“! Free your head of day to day business and get your fill of new energy... There is lots for children to do – be it our varied entertainment programme or a trip to the adventure play ground at 1650m in the KaiserWelt.

Enjoy local specialities in a pleasant atmosphere at one of our cultural events. The „ Scheffau Village Evenings“ are very popular in Summer.

Scheffau is situated directly at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser. At an altitude of 752m., it is the smallest of the villages around the Kaiser with a population of 1.200.

First documented as „Skefenouwen“ in 1158, the name was then altered to „Schiefe Au“ , which is the derivation of the present day Scheffau.

In Winter
Welcome to one of the largest inter connecting ski areas in Austria. Scheffau is a good point to enter the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser- Brixental.

250 km of well prepared slopes.
over 90 of the most modern cable ways and lifts offer plenty of variety.
Tyrolean hospitality in over 70 cosy huts and restaurants in the ski area.
While alpine skiers enjoy the area, there is also plenty to do for non skiers.
Cross country on our 10 km track, classic or free style. This then connects up with neighbouring areas to offer more than 100 km of cross country pleasure!
Cleared and prepared winter walks through magical, untouched winter scenery.
Guided snow shoe walks - an unforgettable experience.
Sleigh rides
Natural toboggan runs
Ice stick shooting rink

In Summer
Whether you are looking for peace and relaxation or a sporting challenge, there is plenty of choice for you here

Walking on well marked, safe tracks and paths in and around the Wilder Kaiser or our own mountain, the Brandstadl

Mountain biking or cycle tours on 600km of marked cycle paths in our region.

Nordic Walking as gentle body training with the most spectacular scenery as a backdrop.

Golf on one of the most beautiful 27 hole courses in the Alps – nearby.
Tennis on perfectly prepared sand courts.

Scheffau Village Fair every Thursday from 7.30pm at the bandstand,
1,300 inhabitants,
2,000 beds of all categories,
4 and 3-star hotels
seminar hotels,
cozy inns and B&B's,
private accommodation,
comfortable vacation rental apartments,
chalets and one youth hostel

Easily accessible, only 12 km from the Kufstein-Süd exit. The motorway is toll-free until Kufstein-Süd.


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