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Winter Walking at Leutasch and Seefeld

Winter Walking at Leutasch and Seefeld

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Winter Walking at Leutasch and Seefeld

  • Luxury **** hotel - heated indoor pool, saunas, steam bath and solarium
  • Extensive winter walking network: 140km of prepared winter hiking paths with guided and independent choices
  • Masses of flexibility: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, alpine pistes
  • Pretty villages, onion-domed churches, cosy mountain cafes
  • No single supplement on March departures
  • Holiday typeWinter walking
  • Duration7 nights, single centre
  • Excellent for
  • Please call for prices per person, tour only
  • Holiday details
  • Buffet breakfast, afternoon coffee and cake and evening meals.
  • Managed locally by Headwater employed leader
  • Sustainability rating: 82%
  • Hire of walking poles included

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Leutasch is truly a winter wonderland with its high level plateau and tranquil valley, and it offers some of the prettiest and most extensive walking trails in Europe. As well as being ideal for winter walking, Leutasch also offers a first-class cross-country ski centre, horse-drawn sleigh rides, tobogganing, curling, ice skating, snowshoeing and alpine skiing.

Our Headwater Leader provides a daily winter walking itinerary of typically 8-10km (3-4 hours), depending on the group's ability. You'll discover a selection of idyllic plateau, forest, river and valley trails taking you through some of the finest Austrian scenery and through the prettiest of Tyrolean hamlets. If, at any time, you feel like doing your own thing, there's clear signposting and we'll also provide a local walking map.

The area surrounding our Leutasch and Seefeld walking tour is the perfect destination, with over 140km of cleared trails allowing you to discover a different area each day of the week. The paths will be cleared and gritted or treated with sawdust soon after snowfall.

You stay in the heart of the Leutasch Valley, with doorstep access to the very best walking. Our luxury and family run **** Hotel Xander, the oldest inn in the valley, is tucked away next to the onion-domed village church, and has been sensitively modernised to incorporate all the luxuries you would expect of a high-class hotel. The huge bedrooms feel more like apartments, complete with your own lounge area, while the bathrooms have both a bath and a shower.

The hotel offers a heated indoor swimming pool, two saunas, steam bath, fitness studio and boot room. A whirlpool bath and solarium are also available at additional cost (payable locally), as are beauty treatments and massages should you wish to spoil yourself.

Typical holiday itinerary

Day 1

We meet you at Innsbruck Airport for the short drive to Leutasch (40 mins). We'll organise your walking poles in the afternoon.(Staying at Hotel Xander for 7 nights, Half Board)

Days 2-7

We have included a 5-day itinerary of accompanied walking, with each day tailored according to weather conditions and open paths. Each morning your leader will run through your day's walk with you and tell you about the possible coffee stops along the way. We have left one day free for you to explore independently or you can try one of the many other activities available locally.

Day 8

We take you to the airport in time to connect with your flight home.

Where you stay

This single-centre holiday is based at the following hotel. If you'd like to extend your stay here, or upgrade your room, just let us know at the time of booking. You can call our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 to discuss accommodation options.

Hotel Xander, Leutasch (****)

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Kirchplatzl is at the heart of the Leutasch valley, with doorstep access to some of the best skiing and walking in the area. Tucked away next door to the onion-domed village church is the Hotel Xander, owned by the Ennemoser family.

The oldest inn in the valley, it has been sensitively modernised to incorporate all the luxuries you would expect of a four star establishment.

The bedrooms are large with sofa, easy chair and bathroom with bath and shower, and hairdryers are also available.

Find out more on the hotel website and read customer reviews on Tripadvisor.

Dates West Wing (Gaistal) Room Junior Suite Suite
23/12/2017 - 29/12/2017 £11 £26 £36
30/12/2017 - 05/01/2018 £15 £33 £44
06/01/2018 - 26/01/2018 £11 £26 £36
27/01/2018 - 02/03/2018 £13 £22 £33
03/03/2018 - 07/04/2018 £11 £26 £36

All prices shown above are valid from 02/08/2017. Prices are per person per night. West wing (Gaistal) rooms are 30m2 have a balcony and valley views. Junior Suites are 2 room apartments (50m2 with balcony). Suites are 3 room apartments (either 70m2 with balcony or 80m2 without balcony).

Please contact us for extra night prices.


Transfers will be arranged from Innsbruck airport, Innsbruck station or an Innsbruck hotel as required, at no additional charge. Transfers are based on 2 passengers traveling.

Please call our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 or email info@breakaway-adventures.com to arrange connecting flights.


Everyone who goes on a Headwater holiday will be emailed a link to our post-holiday questionnaire where they can give us an honest assessment of all aspects of their holiday - everything from how quickly we answer the phone to how clean the hotels were - plus, of course, an overall rating and comments about their holiday.

Any feedback collected is posted straight to our website - totally unedited. So, for the real tales, twists and turns of our holidays, look no further than the reviews from our previous travellers.

Dr Garwood

Third holiday in Leutasch skiing and walking. All have been excellent. Good quality hotel in good location and excellent rep in Steve Barrington.

Ms Allard

5 days of great walks, each very different from the other so lots of interest and great scenery. We were the only ones in the walking group and so it was great that Steve tailored the walks to suit us in terms of distance, speed and breaks. He went out of his way to make our holiday a success and even took us into Seefeld on his day off.

Another Headwater holiday success, thank you!

Ms Stavert

Excellent holiday, Martin was a fantastic guide and knew the area really well. He adapted the walks to suit people's ability.

Mrs Bullock

Apart from the hotel bedroom being a little too warm for our liking there is nothing else we could find to complain about in any way. And we could probably name every mountain tha surrounds the Leutasch Valley - well we could have done last week anyway......

We could perhaps have done without the rain on the first day, but I don't expect you can do much about that.

Mrs Greggs

Winter wonderland

Ms McEwan

Good walking, good company, good food, good location.

Mrs Paterson

Very enjoyable holiday in a lovely location

Dr Garwood

Overall an excellent skiing holiday. Leutasch has a huge amount of skiing trails so there is good variety for all levels of experience. Good quality ski equipment from a local shop very close to the hotel who give good advice and make it easy to change equipment if required. Good quality hotel with the benefit of a large room. All very clean, with very friendly staff and all meals are a good standard. Lastly, the holiday benefits immensely from having an excellent rep, Steve. Very efficient ... read moreand punctual with transfers. Always helpful and a knowledgeable guide who ensures that for every day there is good quality skiing taking in a variety of places to ensure both the skiing and views are the best they can be!

Mrs Titley

This was a good holiday as an alternative to skiing. The area was quiet compared to the hustle and bustle of the big ski resorts and the scenery was beautiful. We had plenty of snow making it a real winter wonderland with our small group often being the only people on the paths.

Mr Currie

Steve and Christine are excellent hosts and good guides

Mrs Cant

Cross-country skiing can be tailored to suit all levels of fitness and skill and if you do find it not to your taste there is the great alternative of winter walking in the beautiful Leutasch valley.

Dr Garwood

Excellent holiday. Steve and Christine went out of their way to take good care of us.

Mrs Daws

We had outstanding support from Chris and Steve Barrington. They could not do enough for us to ensure that we had a great holiday.

Mrs O'Hanlon

Delayed/ diverted flight to Munich caused some confuse, however on arriving at Innsbruck Apt. we were met immediately by Steve and Chris and were in our hotel by 1830 hrs. Some confusion at Munich , service at Innsbruck excellent.

Given the small numbers, 2 skiing and one walking the experience was well managed and allowed us enjoy a very good experience. Thanks.

Headwater response:
Dear Mrs O'Hanlon, Thank you for taking the time to complete our holiday questionnaire, all feedback received is valued by us and helps us to continue to improve and develop our holidays for the future. I was sorry to read of the confusion caused by your flight being diverted to Munich. On this occasion it was decided that due to Heavy fog at Innsbruck airport it would be necessary to land at Munich and then bus our customers back to Innsbruck, normally this type of diversion is managed smoothly and efficiently. I am sorry that this was not the experience that you received. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of flights being diverted around a similar time along with diversions from other airports also, it made for a very busy arrival into Munich. We have however passed on your feedback to Thomson airways and our teams on the ground in Munich and will ensure that our customers are offered further assistance as required should this type of situation arise in the future. Although, I was pleased to read that you were well looked after once you arrived into Innsbruck airport by our reps Steve and Chris and that you had a good holidays in spite of this diversion. Once again I would like to thank you for your feedback, we look forward to welcoming you on another of our holidays in the future.

Mr Homer

Steve and Chris in Leutasch were excellent.

Flights to and from Innsbruck were delayed. The arrangements to transfer from Innsbruck to Munich were chaotic and poorly orgnised. this was very disappointing given the number of reps available.

Ms Wingate

We were very disappointed as we were seated with a family for all of our meals. We had travelled as a couple and should have been seated as a couple.

We have been on a number of Headwater holidays and there is always an issue of some sort - this time it really will be the last time we travel with headwater - this was not a cheap holiday - the charter flight was awful and the hotel not of the luxurious standard intimated in the brochure. We should not have had to share - it was aw... read morekward and the family would have also welcomed the opportunity to be together as a family and without two strangers sat with them for breakfast and dinner.

Headwater response:
Dear Ms Wingate Thank you so much for taking the time to complete our online questionnaire. Following on from your feedback I can assure you that as of now, Headwater customers will be seated as they wish. We thoroughly appreciate how precious holidays are, and want our customers to be able to relax and enjoy themselves, the last thing we want is for anyone to feel uncomfortable or awkward and would like to offer you our sincere apology if this was the case. Our standard of accommodation is very important to us and having worked with this hotel for many years, the feedback is generally very good. However, we will follow up your concerns with the Hotelier and ensure that any improvements needed are rectified immediately. Having traveled with us previously, it really is such a shame that you feel you no longer wish to travel with Headwater. I can only re-iterate how sorry we are for the problems you have experienced, we genuinely value your custom and we hope you might reconsider your decision to take another holiday with us in the future.

Dr Wonnacott

An excellent winter walking holiday - the hotel is very good with ample and excellent food and comfortable rooms. My room lacked the promised view (possibly a penalty for single occupancy despite the supplement), and the hotel lacks a lounge area but there is a friendly bar (where meals are also served). There is a pool and other facilities in the basement - I didn't have time to do justice to these opportunities!

The walking was very good and ably guided by Christine who was a lovely lad... read morey. There was good snow cover and lovely fresh snowfall for our last day of walking. Beautiful & varied scenery, and characterful coffee stops en route.

The 7 course Xmas eve dinner was wonderful.

Ms Cromien

The Headwater bit was fantastic. Thomson Airways were deplorable.

Mrs Greggs

Excellent holiday. No complaints whatsoever.

Dates and prices

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Holiday details

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Holiday type
Winter walking holiday Managed by Headwater rep.


Buffet breakfast, afternoon coffee and cake and evening meals.

Tailor-made travel

Tour only
Transfers will be arranged from Innsbruck airport, Innsbruck station or an Innsbruck hotel as required, at no additional charge. Transfers are based on 2 passengers traveling.

How to book

For further details, or to check availability, speak to our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 or complete our holiday enquiry form (we'll contact you at a time that's most convenient for you).

To enquire about this holiday, or for further information, call our sales team on 1-800-567-6286 or complete our holiday enquiry form.

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