Holidays Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

The Diamond of the Alps

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.

Alpine Hiking Summer

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.

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Information on the region

Ski Holidays in Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

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.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

A hearty welcome to the mountain village of Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, the cozy Alpine paradise with a difference. At an altitude of 2,000m, surrounded by the fantastic summits of the Ötztal Alps, you can enjoy everything that´s good for your health and inner balance. One step only and you can enjoy solitude. Another step and you´re back in the middle of a wellness oasis or enjoying social events. Here you can feel at home. This place is an ideal base for Alpine adventures amidst the fascinating Alps.
Snow is guaranteed here in the Alps. The new Gaisberg and Hohe Mut lift takes you to one Tirol's most beautiful vantage points where you can enjoy a stunning panorama. The view from the Top Mountain Star in Hochgurgl is also breath-taking. There you can see peaks of the Alps as well as of the Dolomites.

110 km of pistes up to 3080 m above sea level. 24 top-modern lifts, no queues and ski-in/ski-out convenience. A paradise for skiers and holiday makers.

A 5-star hotel, more than 20 4-star hotels, top pensions and apartments - Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is a well-known international winter sports resort. Quality, individuality, a unique atmosphere, ... the diamond of the Alps.
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Climate & Weather

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Travel Route & Address

Munich - Kufstein (Inntal motorway: A12) - Innsbruck - Exit Ötztal - Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Munich - Garmisch - Scharnittz - Telfs - Ötztal - Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

Kempten - Füssen - Reutte - Fernpass - Imst - Ötztal - Obergurgl or Hochgurgl

There´s an obligatory road toll on Austria´s motorways. Permits are available at every gas station.
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By train to Innsbruck or to Ötztal Bahnhof, by bus from Innsbruck (4 times a day), from Ötztal-Bahnhof (8 times a day) to Obergurgl and Hochgurgl.
Flights to Innsbruck, Munich, Salzburg or Zurich. Continue to Ötztal or Innsbruck by train. Take the bus to Obergurgl or Hochgurgl.

Bus timetable:
Bus directly from Innsbruck airport to Obergurgl
Airport pick-up service:

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Ötztal Tourismus
Information Gurgl
Gurglerstrasse 118
6456 Obergurgl, Austria