Holidays Pitz Region

Holidays in Pitztal Valley

Wonderful Pitztal in Tirol stands for genuine traditions coupled with scenic places of strength. Endless mountain ranges and glaciers are spread over the Pitztal Holiday Region - a true heaven for sport aficionados and active families. Tirol's Pitztal valley is about 40 kilometers long, comprising the fine holiday villages of Arzl, Wenns/Piller, Jerzens and St. Leonhard. The renowned Pitztal Glacier ranks among Austria's highest glacier ski areas and promises snow galore and skiing fun throughout the winter and spring seasons. In the summer, Pitztal valley makes a dorado for mountain hikers and climbers. Less experienced mountaineers will also find countless walking trails for families and children within the valley.

Pitztal – Superb winter paradise

Lovely Pitztal is one of the most popular winter sport destinations thanks to its unspoilt landscapes of natural beauty. Snow fans can choose from skiing, snowboarding, deep powder riding, winter walking, tobogganing, snowshoe hiking, cross-country skiing, and many more pleasant activities. Due to Pitztal's high Alpine location winter sports fun awaits you from October through mid-May. The ski region features 28 kilometers of immaculate ski slopes, 2-3 kilometers of high elevation Nordic tracks, a fun park with half pipe and 7 top modern mountain lifts. Countless quaint mountain huts and inns add to a memorable skiing day under deep blue skies and endless sunshine.

Three splendid ski areas – Rifflsee, Hochzeiger and Pitztal Glacier – ensure a varied winter vacation for all the family with absolute snow guarantee in Pitztal! Great deal: holders of the Pitz Regio Card need only one lift ticket for all ski areas in Pitztal. On Pitztal Glacier you shouldn't miss out on a visit to the spectacular "Café 3440", Austria's highest café featuring a suspended terrace and a panoramic glass front. Families are warmly welcome to the family-friendly Pitztal holiday region. Children under 10 years, accompanied by one parent, enjoy free use of the Bambini Express. Besides classic winter sports, Pitztal valley has become a renowned ice climbing spot and an unrivaled ski mountaineering base.

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  • A fun-filled toboggan adventure amidst Pitztal's winter wonderland: choose from varied natural toboggan tracks in idyllic forest areas spread over the valley.
  • The 6 km long natural run of Jerzens ranks among the undisputed highlights of Pitztal. Floodlit run every Thursday until midnight, a truly romantic evening. Toboggan hire for a small fee at the base station of Hochzeiger Bergbahnen.
  • A free toboggan shuttle takes all the family to the toboggan run and back again to your accommodation in Pitztal.
  • In St. Leonhard / Pitztal Glacier there are three toboggan runs promising ultimate fun in the snow. Don't miss a rest stop at the quaint Pitztaler Skihütte - an ideal spot to restore your energy.

Walking & Hiking Pitz Region

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  • The Pitztal Valley lends itself to leisurely walks suitable for the whole family: Try the Rundwanderweg Klausboden, the Rifflsee Rundwanderweg or the Hohe Bank Rundwanderweg loop trails.
  • The tour from Jerzens to the nearby Waterfall is definitely a highlight for hiking aficionados. The waterfall is formed by the outflow from Lake Groaßsee in the Riegetal Nature Reserve, another popular destination at an altitude of 2400 meters.
  • The lifts and cable cars of Bergbahnen Rifflsee and Hochzeiger, as well as the Pitztaler Gletscherbahnen mountain lifts, whisk hikers and walkers up the mountain within no time at all, thus making trailheads accessible for virtually everyone. Tours of the Pitztaler Gletscherpark and to Braunschweiger Hütte, for instance, start at the Gletscherexpress top station.
  • Educational trails in the Pitztal valley include the Erdpyramiden Rundwanderweg (earth pyramids) near Arzl and the Moor Trail near Wenns.

Hiking Pitz Region

  • The Pitztal Valley offers hiking and climbing options in abundance. Try the Tiroler Jubiläumsweg route up Hoher Gemeindekopf (Jerzens), for instance: The tour starts at the Hochzeiger Bergbahnen top station.
  • Kaunergrat loop trail: Tours of 3, 5 or 7 days allow visitors to explore the Kaunergrat Nature Reserve. All tours start at the Naturparkhaus building in Fließ.
  • The Geigenkamm ridge divides the Ötztal and Pitztal valleys and makes for a fabulous 7-day tour across a number of impressive peaks, partly following the renowned Mainzer Höhenweg route.
  • Wildspitzbahn, Austria’s highest cable car, takes mountaineering enthusiasts to the heart of the Gletscherpark area within no time. This is the starting point for tours of the Pitztal Glacier and up Wildspitze (the highest peak in Tirol), and the trailhead of the Pitztaler Gletschersteig.

2 Ski areas in Pitz Region

  • Snow Depth Mountain: 120 cm Elevation: 1450 - 2450 m KM of slopes: 40 km Operating: 30.11.18 - 26.04.19 Village: Jerzens Region: Pitz Region
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    45.00 select
  • Elevation: 2685 - 3440 m KM of slopes: 21 km Operating: 15.09.18 - 05.05.19 Village: Pitz Region Region: Pitz Region
    Day tickets (EUR)
    High season / Adult
    50.00 select
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Pitztal – Mighty mountains almost untouched

Summer holidays in Pitztal are synonymous with mountain exploration, Alpine lakes, waterfalls and endless recreation. A perfect place to restore energies and escape from the daily grind. Pitztal makes a unique hiking paradise for all ages and ability levels. Passionate walkers, hikers and alpinists can choose from 380 kilometers of hiking trails within the entire Pitztal valley. The most rewarding tours for experts can be found in the surroundings of Wildspitze – Tirol's highest mountain, at Kaunergrat ridge, Geigenkamm crest and on Pitztal Glacier.

Rock climbing has become the ultimate trend over the last decades. In scenic Pitztal a climber will find everything his heart could possibly desire. Action-packed moments and outdoor adventures are scheduled as well: be it paragliding, hang-gliding, bungee jumping, river rafting, canyoning, kayaking, horseback riding, trekking or tennis – the Pitztal holiday region at the heart of Tirol makes all summer dreams come true. A huge choice of mountain bike routes guarantees great biking fun in Pitztal, the Pitztal Bike Route ranks among the very special highlights (4-6 hours required).

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WINTER LEGEND PITZTAL NEW NEW NEW Pitz Regio skipass for the winter season 2009/2010
One skipass for 4 ski areas Pitztaler Gletscher, Rifflsee, Hochzeiger and Imst.

Magnificent contrasts, breathtaking pistes, perfect infrastructure and events feed the winter legend Pitztal. One of the Tyrolean parade regions for skiers, carvers, snowboarders and snow freaks of all kinds enjoy cult status more than ever.

Skiing goes full blast at the Pitztaler glacier at excellent snow conditions. Skiing and snowboarding without limits, aprés ski at the umbrella bars, candlelights diners or touring the night life locations.
PITZTAL - mountains, walking, wellness, family Blue sky and sunshine invite to walk or hike up to high mountains. It´s a special feeling of luck to enjoy the wonderful view. Countless ways, hiking trails and glacier hikes lead from the valley, past at alpine mountain huts, up to the highest tops. Enjoy the wonderful panorama of wild-romantic mountains, the joy of life and the hospitality.

Enjoy the summer holiday! In the fascinating Landscape Pitztal with attractive family holidays.

We wish you a beautiful well-deserved holiday.
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Climate & Weather

Snow Report Pitz Region
Mountain Valley
Hochzeiger Bergbahnen Pitztal 120 cm Perfect 35 cm Wet
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Travel Route & Address

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Tourismusverband Pitztal
Unterdorf 18
6473 Wenns, Austria
Pitztal Tirol