Ötztal Valley

Piccard Memorial - Ötztal Valley

Auguste Piccard - Obergurgl-Hochgurgl Tirol


free of charge

The Piccard monument was inaugurated in 1989 and reminds of the forced landing of Auguste Piccard on Gurgler glacier on May 27, 1931.

The news was spread all over the world by the press. You can get a commemorative volume of this event at the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl tourist information office.

Ötztal Tourismus - Information Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Gurglerstrasse 118
6456 Obergurgl, Austria

Tel.: +43 (0) 57200 100
Fax: +43 (0) 57200 101

E-Mail: obergurgl@oetztal.com