Glittering like a diamond: the holiday resorts of Obergurgl and Hochgurgl are embedded in the white winter wonderland of the Ötztal Alps. Premium lodging facilities right on the ski slopes and top modern ski and mountain lifts up to 3000 meters altitude make Obergurgl-Hochgurgl one of the favorite winter holiday destinations. Bus also in summer the two villages are a great base for memorable walks and hiking tours to the valley's 3000 meter high peaks. Obergurgl, a high Alpine mountain village, has still maintained its authentic charm. The hamlet of Hochgurgl nestles at 2100 meters above sea level, far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Doorstep skiing in winter and summer walking trails starting from your hotel promise memorable holidays in Ötztal Valley for both sporty and active holiday makers.
There is no doubt that Obergurgl-Hochgurgl strongly focus on skiing and snowboarding holidays. Thanks to its convenient location in the upper Ötztal Valley, embedded in the Central Alps, winter sports are available in all their facets. On the ski slopes above the timberline snow is always guaranteed until May – also thanks to its high altitude location between 1900 and 3000 meters. Everything a skier's heart could possibly desire: the sun-kissed Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski area ranks among Tirol's and the Alps' most renowned winter sport regions, just like the neighboring Sölden ski area. In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl freeriders and ski mountaineers can choose from a great variety of secluded side valleys and pristine slopes off the beaten tracks.
Summer holidays in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl in close touch with the eternal ice. This high Alpine area of awesome beauty offers dreamlike high Alpine tours or panoramic hikes to the valley's most beautiful places. Glacier-topped mountain peaks accompany you on your way to the top. Among the very special highlights rank cross-border hiking tours to neighboring South Tyrol or fantastic theme walking routes, like the Forest & Water Theme Trail amidst the 200-year old Stone Pine Forest – a protected nature area.