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Forchet Sautens Geology Trail

At the entrance to Ötztal nature shows its tremendous power: a huge rockslide, that broke out of Tschirgant rock face almost 3000 years ago, has shaped the Alpine landscape. Hikers get to know interesting geological facts on the region, shown on display boards throughout the wide open, tree-covered terrain.


Lake Piburger See near Oetz

The quintessential mountain lake: embedded in an enclosed basin above Oetz, the clear and dark green waters of Lake Piburger See mirror the surrounding forests and mighty Acherkogel peak. Nature lovers, walkers and swimmers can restore energy in this place of strength, and admire one of Tirol's oldest nature reserves.

More details at www.oetz.com


Oetz Old Village Center

Walking through the village center of Oetz, you explore a living museum. Despite the booming construction industry, many historic buildings of the narrowly built village stood the test of time. Authentic architectural elements still show the village life in the olden days.

More details at www.oetz.com


Oetz Museum in the Tower

The museum in the historic tower shows a variety of pictures, focusing on Alpine landscape painting. It was founded by Hans Jäger, a popular Ötztal art collector and expert of ethnic studies, who dedicated his life to the preservation of rural cultural goods. The museum is definitely worth a visit - not only in rainy weather.

More details at www.oetz.com