Ötztal – Mountain Summer at its Finest
A summer vacation in the Ötztal creates memories staying with you forever. The scenic Ötztal Alps stand for both relaxation and adventure, either on rushing waters or silent mountain lakes.
Fun-filled summer mountain holidays include family hiking, high Alpine mountaineering, wellness treatments, water fun and many other pleasant highlights available in the marvelous Ötztal. Austria's most popular hiking and climbing area features a huge 1300 km network of perfectly signposted walking trails. Among the undisputed summer attractions ranks the Ötztal Card, comprising all important highlights within the valley plus all summer mountain lifts and public bus lines. A great deal especially for action-packed family holidays. Mountain bikers, white water fans, rafting, kayaking or canoeing enthusiasts can conquer Ötztaler Ache river and the popular Imster Schlucht ravine. A travel back in time is waiting for you at the Ötzi Village in Umhausen, giving an insight into work and life in the Neolithic period. At the entrance to the valley you find Area 47 – the ultimate outdoor playground for the sports-minded. Furthermore, culture events and traditional folk festivals are scheduled throughout the Ötztal all summer long.
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There is no valley like the Ötztal valley...
Plenty of snow in a ski area that extends up to 3,249 meters, vast ski terrain for all ability levels, state-of-the-art ski lifts, 150 kms of cross-country skiing trails, 200 kms of winter hiking trails, cozy ski huts, night life, sledding, night skiing, wellness facilities, relaxation.
The Ötztal valley is one of Tirol´s jewels.
If you leave the A12 highway or the B171 federal road toward the Ötztal valley, you will get a notion of how fantastic this region is. 250 mountains more than 3,000 m high (including Austria´s highest mountain, the "Wildspitze"), the largest glacier ski area in the Eastern Alps and Tirol´s tallest waterfall form a landscape of majestic beauty. Come and discover Tirol´s longest side valley (60 km) and take advantage of the many activities in this region of superlatives...