The Peak of Tirol: Summer Holidays in Ötztal

A summer holiday in the Ötztal Valley promises great highlights in a row. No matter if you are an active sportsman, a family or a real mountain aficionado, there is something to suit all tastes and ages.
Idyllic mountain lakes plus varied holiday deals for children promise a memorable vacation in the Ötztal Mountains. What's best, Ötztal's myriad sports and activities are synonymous with unforgettable holidays in the Alps!

Walking & Climbing

Wandern & Klettern im ÖtztalThe higher, the better - Ötztal: choose from 1600 km of walking trails & 750 climbing routes.

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Families & WIDI

Familienspass im ÖtztalFamily-friendly summer holidays are the ultimate highlight throughout the entire Ötztal Valley.

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Biiking & Cycling

Biken & Radfahren im ÖtztalCycling and mountain biking fans will have fun on asphalt tracks and myriad natural trails.

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Outdoor & Adventure

Outdoor & Adventure im ÖtztalAdrenalin kicks in abundance: lovers of outdoor sports have an immense choice of options.

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Ötztal Premium Card

All highlights inkluded

Ötztal Premiumc Card

Sports, fun and action plus unlimited relaxation - A summer holiday in Ötztal has a lot to offer. Explore all Ötztal highlights free of charge. If you stay at one of our 270 Premium Partner Lodgings you receive the ultimate Ötztal Premium Card for free already when you check-in. Enjoy a huge number of highlights, attractions and adventures including Ötztal's marvelous Places of Interest & Excursion Sites. No matter if you prefer relaxing moments in Tirol's AQUA DOME thermal spa center or unforgettable action at the AREA 47 Outdoor Playground - there is something for all preferences. You can also take full advantage of the free bicycle or mountain bike hire service and the Hiking Program with certified guides. What's more, the unique Ötztal Premium Card also comprises free use of summer mountain lifts and public bus lines.more details

 

Ötztal Premium Card Unterkünfte

How do you receive your personal Ötztal Premium Card? Book your summer hiking holidays between 31 May and 11 October 2016 at one of our Premium Partners. You receive the Ötztal Premium Card the moment you check-in. Right afterwards you enjoy Ötztal's highlights for free. The best and most convenient way to explore the valley!


Walking & Climbing

Walking

Wandern im Ötztal

Conquering new heights on a memorable hiking holiday in the Ötztal Valley, comprising mountain exploration at its finest! Choose from a huge number of walking tours to quaint mountain huts or challenging routes to the valley's most scenic vantage points: short walks to Alpine pasturelands and idyllic mountain lakes or demanding multi-day tours to superb peaks above 3000 meters altitude. Countless summer mountain lifts take you to the trailhead of Ötztal glacier hikes. There is something for all ages and abilities on incredible 1600 km of signposted walking trails. About 100 mountain huts and Alpine inns cater to hungry and thirsty hikers, offering also genuine Tirolean hospitality and typical culinary delights. The Ötztal Valley, a member of the Austrian Hiking Villages, was also awarded Austria's Hiking Quality Seal.more details

 

Climbing

Klettern im Ötztal

Climbing - the most authentic way to get in close contact with mountains and rocks. Lovely Ötztal is renowned as THE undisputed granite climbing hot spot in Tirol, attracting the internationally renowned climbers' scene - also thanks to top modern infrastructures. Everyone will find his perfect climbing spot in 20 climbing gardens offering no less than 750 routes. Secured by a steel rope, 8 via ferratas and numerous multi pitch tours provide climbing fans with truly unrivaled vertical adventures.

At special climbing camps you discover your personal world of sports climbing with the help of a climbing pro and certified mountain guides. At the same time, you can improve your skills guided by an experienced team thanks to highly qualified and systematic training units for beginners, advanced and experts. Successful training is guarantee thanks to a maximum of 7 people per group.more details

 

Ötztal Premium Card - The advantages

Ötztal Premium Card

Experience a unique blend of fascinating Alpine landscape, peaceful forests, mountain lakes and rushing brooks: holders of the unrivaled Ötztal Premium Card can take part in guided walks and hiking tours for free. The program ranges from easy valley walks to challenging peak conquests, suitable for both walkers and mountaineers. Only certified Alpine guides and local hiking instructors take care of you! The Ötztal Premium Card also grants attractive discounts at numerous Bonus Partners oragnizing via ferrata tours, high Alpine glacier crossings, etc. The summer mountain lifts and public bus lines are free of charge for the duration of your stay. And after an exciting day in the mountains you shouldn't miss out on a refreshing swim at one of the outdoor pools or swimming lakes. One admission to the AQUA DOME Thermal Spa is as well included in the Ötztal Premium Card.More details


Families & WIDI

Family holidays

Familienurlaub im Ötztal

The family-friendly Oetz Holiday Region stands for unlimited summer adventures together with Widi, the charming Ötztal mountain sheep and kids' mascot. "Explore and enjoy nature" is the slogan of the supervised activity program for children at Widi’s Kids Club which is free of charge for guests staying at partner lodgings (watch out for the Widi symbol). Water pleasures are guaranteed in the outdoor swimming pools and at lake Piburger See. Varied adventure playgrounds and the Kids Park in Oetz await you as well - where climbing, balancing, sliding and swinging are on the varied program. Further attractions include the Magic Forest in Sautens, horse carriage rides and small zoos on local farms. Check out Widi‘s favourite spots and enjoy unique Alpine summer holidays with the whole family!more details

 

Widiversum Hochoetz

Familienurlaub im Ötztal

The brand-new highlight for families: Widiversum - right at the top station of the Acherkogel mountain gondola in Hochoetz, featuring 15 thrilling play and quiz stations for adventure-seeking children.
This unique quiz rally focuses on Ötztal's mascot Widi and his little friends. The cunning wolf endangers the existence of Widiversum, therefore the kids have the important mission to save it by finding the Magic Crystal. The splendid Widiversum stands for infinite fun and loads of interesting facts to learn. Varied theme stations require social awareness and physical skills. The little explorers get to know many details on the Ötztal Valley. All those who can solve the quiz receive a small present.

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Family fun – Ötztal Premium Card

Ötztal Premium Card

Thanks to the Ötztal Premium Card the whole family can take part in guided walks for free. More advantages: free bicycle or mountain bike rental, free use of summer mountain lifts and public bus lines, free admission to the valley's outdoor swimming pools and lakes. For holders of the Ötztal Premium Card relaxing moments are ensured at the Sölden Freizeit Arena indoor bath or the thermal spa center. The Widiversum for all the family is as well included in the Ötztal Premium Card.More details


Biking & Cycling

Cycling in Ötztal

Biken & Radfahren im Ötztal

Spirits are high among cycle sport fans in the Ötztal! The choice is all yours – road cycling, mountain biking, adrenalin-packed single trails, leisurely cycle days together with the whole family, pedaling at full speed or assisted by an electric motor. Countless fantastic routes along asphalt tracks, forest roads or gravel paths take you from one village to the next or high up to the summits for fans of downhill trails. Some 900 kilometers of way-marked routes await you. Be inspired by our recommended cycle tours and scenic MTB trails. The valley also hosts world-famous cycling events like the thrilling Ötztaler Cycle Marathon or the fun-filled Paperchase in search of the giant golden schnitzel. Biking at its very best!more details

 

Bike Republic Sölden

Bike Republic Sölden

Natural trails boasting awesome panoramic views and flowy turns on newly designed downhill tracks. Sölden offers a made to measure route for all trail bikers.

The "Teäre Line" Natural trails boasting awesome panoramic views and flowy turns on newly designed downhill tracks. Sölden offers a made to measure route for all trail bikers.

The "Pump Track" down in the valley makes a perfect practicing area before you hit the demanding single trails or the flow trail.More details

 

 

Ötztal Premium Card - the advantages

Ötztal Premium Card

Free bicycle or mountain bike rental, free use of the summer mountains lifts and public bus lines - the unrivaled Ötztal Premium Card includes all the valley's highlights. After an eventful day on your bike you can relax your muscles at the countless outdoor pools and idyllic swimming lakes, or visit the splendid AQUA DOME thermal spa center which is included once in the Ötztal Premium Card. A special hiking program with certified mountain guides is available as well.

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Outdoor & Adventure

Outdoor

Outdoor & Adventure im Ötztal

The Ötztal makes a true heaven for sporty people in search of adrenalin kicks: breathtaking waterfalls and the rushing waters of Ötztaler Ache mountain brook promise superb rafting, canyoning, kayaking and canoe sports – both fun and adrenalin at the highest level are guaranteed. The world's highest rope climbing park can be found at AREA 47 - THE undisputed outdoor highlight in Ötztal. Paragliding fans and novice tandem paragliders are warmly welcome to try the perfect thermal currents between Zugspitze peak and Wildspitze summit, embedded in the stunning Alpine scenery of 3000-meter high mountains. The local tandem pilots can take you up to 1350 altitude meters. The choice is all yours! To plan a measure-made adventure holiday in Ötztal you should check the outdoor adventure finder.more details

 

Ötztal Premium Card - the advantages

Ötztal Premium Card

Holders of the convenient Ötztal Premium Card can use the public bus lines to all outdoor & adventure spots free of charge. What's more, several discounts are granted for guided climbing, rafting, canyoning and mountain biking. The valley's summer mountain lifts are included as well. And after an action-packed day you should not miss out on a relaxing session at the AQUA DOME, Tirol's biggest thermal spa center offering picture-book mountain views. Alternatively, you visit one of Ötztal's outdoor pools or swimming lakes.More details


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Book your favourite summer holiday accommodation

Search & Book

Here you will find a huge choice of accommodations, ranging from hotels, inns, guesthouses, B&Bs, holiday apartments and chalets spread over the Ötztal.

All important details for your perfect summer & adventure holidays in lovely Ötztal / Tirol at a glance – Book online with ÖTZTAL TOURISMUS, your local holiday expert!

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Obergurgl: Top Mountain Crosspoint

Top Mountain Crosspoint

The Top Mountain Crosspoint nestles right on the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Pass Road. The multifunctional building features top modern architectural elements in perfect tune with the surrounding landscape. The complex also hosts the base station of the Kirchenkar mountain gondola (10-person cabins) and a state-of-the-art restaurant with table service and sunny terrace. Another attraction is the Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum - it is Europe's highest museum of its kind.more details


AREA 47

the ultimate outdoor playground

Area 47

The Alps' biggest adventure playground attracts sports enthusiasts and adrenalin fans to the entrance of the Ötztal Valley. Unlimited fun and action on 20,000 m²! The Water Area boasts cliff diving, wakeboarding, sliding tower and blobbing for daredevils. White waters are just perfect for rafting and canyoning tours. Motor sports aficionados get together on the off-road course for supercross bikes, KTM and sand buggies. Vertical limits will be exceeded in Europe's highest rope climbing park, the climbing tower and boulder cave. No time for selfies!more details

 


Aqua Dome

tirol therme längenfeld

Aqua Dome

Tirol's biggest spa center offers no less than 13 indoor and outdoor pools for the day's most soothing hours. Warm and lovely thermal waters are just perfect after an eventful day in the Ötztal. The kids have their own Noah's Ark water world while the parents can treat themselves to varied wellness packages and beauty programs.more details

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Tips for an unforgettable week in the Ötztal valley

So, you have a week of holidays and you want it all: action, adventure but also some time to chill out and relax. The Ötztal is one of the best destinations for an alpine nature adventure. There are so many different activities to do here that a week will seem way too short! To help you on your way, we’ve made you a rough sketch of what the perfect week in the Ötztal might look like. Are you in?

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