Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
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.
Leisure tips Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
Contact Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser
Dorf 35, AT-6352 Ellmau
- +43 (0)50 509
- +43 (0)50 509 190
Contact Mountain railways
Bergbahn Scheffau GesmbH & Co. KG
Schwarzach 2, AT 6351 Scheffau