Walking & Climbing
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 - 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
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