Holidays in the Oetztal Valley
You will not get bored when on holidays in Umhausen-Niederthai: The village at the heart of the Oetztal valley is more than “just” a hiking and skiing paradise. Interested guests learn what life was like in the Neolithic Age in the Oetzi village nearby. Action fans go to the climbing crags in the surroundings. And the winter season is also very exciting: The Niederthai skiing area is ideal for children and beginners who want to try skiing for the first time. Cross-country skiers can look forward to 50 km of tracks including snow guarantee as the Oetztal valley is known as the “Tirolean specialist for cross-country skiing”. Four toboggan runs take you through a glittering winter wonderland – great fun included. And if you would like to relax after a long day out in the snow, then finish off your day in the warm thermal water at the Therme Längenfeld Spa.
Plenty of Adventures: Summer in Niederthai
Niederthai is located on a sunny plateau at 1,500 meters above sea level in the Oetztal valley. Right next to it, there is the slightly bigger village of Umhausen – the main town of the municipality Umhausen. At first sight it is a rather quiet place, but holidays in Umhausen-Niederthai offer diverse experiences: The Oetzi village, which is located nearby, is a great excursion for the entire family. It invites people to go on a fascinating journey back in time to the Neolithic Age. Visitors can make fire, bake bread and produce tools – young and old learn what life was like at that time. More action is guaranteed at the climbing crags in the surroundings: The legendary Engelswand in Tumpen is a popular spot for beginners and children. The Stuibenfall via ferrata convinces with its view of the roaring waterfall. The water falls down 159 meters. Therefore, it is the highest waterfall in Tirol – a spectacular natural phenomenon, which can be discovered with all senses on the adventure trail. Great for day tours is the Stuibenfall round trail as well as a tour to the Schweinfurter Hut (2028m) – accessible on foot or by bike.
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