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So what's it like?
Scheffau, a name which derives from the German "schiefe Au", or steep meadow, is an idyllic village set on the hillside beneath the Wilder Kaiser mountain range. With its traditional chalet-style houses winding up the mountainside and a charming village centre with cafés, bars and restaurants, this is a wonderful base from which to explore the Tirol. During the summer months there are regular evening festivals when the centre comes alive with traditional music, craft and food stalls.
Why not get the most out of Scheffau with the Scheffau Discovery Package? Explore what Scheffau and the surrounding area has to offer and the package includes excursions to Salzburg, Berchtesgaden and Krimml Waterfall. Discovery Packages are available for summer 2014 departure dates only - Must book before 30 April 2014.
All customers staying in Scheffau receive a free Guest Card (issued by your hotel) offering:
• Free bus service to the Hintersteinersee swimming lake mid-June to early October (book at Tourist Office)
• Free Kaiserjet bus service
• Free Scheffau through the seasons weekly slide show
• Free guided walks with the Tourist Office
• Discounts on lift passes, walking maps and activities such as swimming pool entry, golf (in Ellmau) and tennis.
There is a regular bus service to St. Johann and Söll, whilst the free "Kaiserjet" shuttle service connects Scheffau with the neighbouring villages of Ellmau, Going and Söll.
There is lots to see and do in and around Scheffau. Nearby Ellmau has a fantastic leisure complex with indoor/outdoor pool, saunas, play areas and tennis and squash. The Badesee bathing lake in nearby Going is another popular place for swimming, as is the stunning Hintersteinersee near Scheffau and the Panoramabad in Söll. Families have a great range of attractions to visit. In Ellmau there is Ellmi's play area with fun park and nature trails at the top of the Hartkaiserbahn. You can also visit the small children's zoo near Going, the Kaiserwelt children's fun park near Scheffau and the Hexenwasser magic water-world near Söll. There is a variety of well marked cycle trails to explore and you can even take your bike on some of the summer lifts. Alternatively, your guest card will give you free travel between Ellmau, Scheffau, Going and other nearby resorts with the Kaiserjet shuttle (mid-June to Sept).
· Charming and attractive Tirolean village · Perfect location for exploring the area on foot or by bike · Impressive backdrop of the Wilder Kaiser mountain range · Lively evening entertainment in Scheffau
Twin centre suggestion
Why not try a twin centre combining a stay at the lovely Hotel Kaiser in Tirol in Scheffau with 7 nights at the Hotel Lebzelter in stunning Zell am See? Or opt for a city add-on of 3 or 4 days in Salzburg or Vienna.