Whether you are planning an active or hiking vacation in summer or a winter vacation in the Oetztal - a wide range of leisure activities are available to you at any time.
Winter and ski vacation in the Oetztal
The winter vacation is of course predestined for skiing: the Oetztal offers magnificent ski areas, which offer a snow guarantee until partly into May and also offer a lot of variety off the slopes.
Selection of interesting winter resorts
Gurgl is a true insider tip for a wonderful winter vacation. High above the valley, Obergurgl and Hochgurgl have been opened up to create a huge ski area.
In Soelden, two glaciers unite to form an extensive ski area. Soelden is known for its après ski offer.
Vent is the ideal resort with ski area for families who like it a little quieter during their ski vacations.
Laengenfeld, the cross-country skiing center of the valley, is located in the middle of the Oetztal, where the AQUA DOME was built, Austria's most modern thermal spa hotel. Away from the hustle and bustle of the winter metropolises - yet close to the most beautiful ski areas in Tyrol.
Gries is located above Laengenfeld and is a true insider tip for families and anyone who is looking for the authentic on vacation. Wonderfully quiet location with its own small ski area and fantastic tobogganing, cross-country skiing and hiking opportunities.
Umhausen has kept its traditional, authentic character. The village has a lively club and community life. Particularly beautiful in the village: the many artistically painted facades.
Kuehtai, on the other hand, lies majestically at 2,020m at the transition between the Sellraintal and the Oetztal.
At the beginning of the Oetztal is Oetz, a dream both in summer and winter. Now there is even a ski pass for both ski areas in one: Oetz and Kühthai.
Sautens is a small village between Ambach and Oetz, with a wonderful view Sautens promises a perfect vacation.
Here you can make a non-binding booking request!
Active vacation in the Oetztal
Active and adventure lovers are also in good hands in the Oetztal. In addition to numerous outdoor opportunities such as rafting and canyoning a very special highlight is Area 47, an outdoor event of the highest order, which is located at the entrance to the Oetztal. An event arena has been created here on an area of 6.5 hectares, which offers exciting action for every outdoor enthusiast.
In the front of the Oetztal (Oetz, Sautens) many outdoor professionals have settled, who show adventure-hungry guests the hidden natural beauties in the Oetztal: on breathtaking canyoning and rafting tours, mountain biking-, skiing or climbing tours.
Friends of mountain biking will find well-marked trails with an official overall length of 900 km across a wonderful landscape with unique flora in the Oetztal.
Hiking vacation in the Oetztal
Nature lovers who prefer a quieter vacation can hike the Oetztal for over 1,000 km, exploring wild mountain landscapes and forested valleys, as well as visiting small towns and villages. A popular destination is, for example, the resort Obergurgl, the highest inhabited church village in Austria, or the highest waterfall.
Alle Hiking routes can be chosen everywhere depending on your wishes and stamina.
Our accommodations for your vacation in the Oetztal
So that you can feel comfortable and relax during your vacation in Tyrol we present you on our pages a variety of accommodations, hotels and guesthouses, apartments and vacation homes.
For example, you will find cozy apartments and exclusive hotels with sauna and solarium, child-friendly family hotels and eco hotels, outdoor accommodations and biker hotels for the active vacationer.
Things to know about the Oetztal
The most important economic factor today is tourism, which is closely interrelated with agriculture and handicrafts. For instance, tourism benefits from the products produced in agriculture, such as potatoes, barley, wine and peaches, and the construction industry is highly dependent on tourism. The variety of landscapes and natural impressions is determined by the different climatic conditions that prevail there. You will find orchards and glacier regions in Oetztal, whose climatic gradient is its peculiarity and also the seasonal tourist focus. The outer valley, due to its mild climate, is more attractive for summer vacation in Oetztal, while winter tourism is cultivated more in the inner part.