Welcome to Ötztal

Winter holidays in Ötztal stand for a full range of variety and myriad experiences in Tirol's longest side valley: 6 ski areas, including two glacier ski mountains, more than 350 slope kilometers and prime infrastructures guarantee both variety & absolute snow reliability for your ski vacation in Ötztal. Off the beaten ski slopes, the valley shows countless other winter facets: Snowshoe and winter hiking, tobogganing, ski touring or cross-country skiing promise relaxing adventures in Ötztal. The wide range of hotels, guesthouses & apartments ensures unrivaled relaxation - the matching accommodation in Ötztal is provided for sure during your stay in Ötztal. To cut a long story short: If you decide to enjoy a memorable ski holiday in Ötztal's hotels you will experience mountains and hospitality at their best. And experience a truly memorable Ski Holiday in Tirol in its most varied and authentic facets.

News from Ötztal

Ötztal and BORA – hansgrohe Cycling Team seal partnership

New partnership between Ötztal Tourismus and the German cycling team BORA - hansgrohe was announced at the official team presentation. The road racing team prepares for the 2020 season during training camps in Ötztal.

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Comfort Boost für Hochsölden

In perfect line with the high-quality accommodation offer, guests in Hochsölden benefit from a state-of-the-art feeder mountain lift straight to the ski area from the 2019/2020 winter season onwards. Bergbahnen Sölden built a 10-seater gondola lift which replaces the former double chairlift.

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NEW: Kristall Bar and Self-catering Room


Bergbahnen Hochoetz mountain lifts invest with consistency in the quality of offers. The brand-new Kristall Bar replaces the former umbrella bar at the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant. Additionally, a self-catering room is available for those who only to want warm up without having to buy food or drink.


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Tobogganing track Sölden

The length of the new toboggan run from the middle station of Gaislachkogl gondola to Sölden will cover remarkable 7.3 kilometers and is perfectly prepared. You can speed down also more than just one time until the ultimate thrill makes you tired!


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Ötztal Super Skipass

361 km of ski slopes, 90 mountain lifts and 6 ski areas - the new Ötztal Super Skipass gives unlimited access to all ski slopes in the valley. Internationally renowned ski destinations like Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl are included as well as the family-friendly ski regions of Hochoetz-Kühtai, Niederthai, Gries and Vent.

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Slope conquerors and ski heroes!

Skiing in Ötztal

Skiing in Ötztal


Skiing in Ötztal

Skiing in Ötztal stands for enjoying a bit more than usual: 6 splendid ski areas including two glacier ski mountains, over 350 slope kilometers and top infrastructures. Sölden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, two of the Alps' most renowned winter regions, can be found in one valley. Snow sport aficionados look forward to the full variety of winter. But there are also cozy and familiar slopes such as in the Hochoetz-Kühtai ski region or the valley's tiny ski areas of Vent, Niederthai and Gries.

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Ski area Hochoetz

25 mountain lifts plus 80 immaculate slope kilometers take winter sport enthusiasts up to 2000 meters altitude and beyond. The ski area at the entrance to Ötztal makes a true paradise for families and children: ski school, kids' activity course, WIDI's Kids Club, an indoor kindergarten and  a Snow Village offer a huge choice of holiday activities.

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Ski area Niederthai

Here beginners will feel at ease immediately: 3 T-bar ski lifts for the very first turns on snow, comprising 4 kilometers of slopes. Ski school plus equipment rental are available on site.

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Ski area Gries

Away from everyday hustle and bustle, the small winter sports village in secluded Sulztal offers a beginner-friendly ski lift including practicing slopes and absolute snow reliability until mid-April.

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Ski area Sölden

One of Europe's most popular ski and snowboard centers lives up to its excellent reputation: 31 state-of-the-art mountain lifts up to 3340 meters above sea level and 144 slope kilometers that take you downhill again. 2 glacier ski areas complete with snowmaking systems offer absolute snow guarantee. The Alpine Ski World and fun-filled side events are part of the standard program. What's so special? Skiers reach the glacier slopes right from the village.

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Ski area Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Not without reason Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is referred to as the Diamond of the Alps. Prime quality for a maximum of enjoyment on 112 immaculate slope kilometers served by 24 mountain lifts. The high Alpine location and absolute snow reliability promise perfect conditions in the rear Ötztal. Highlight: Topexpress connecting gondola between Obergurgl and Hochgurgl.

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Ski area Vent

Small and lovely - without any waiting times.

15 km of ski slopes and 4 ski lifts await you in the rear valley's pleasant ski area that focuses on both quality and winter fun.

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