Ötztal. Tyrol in Top Form.

Summer in Ötztal: more adventure. More relaxation. More holiday.

Ötztal is 67 kilometres long with five main towns, not only are the highest mountains in Tyrol found here, but a lot more – from the valley to the summit – here you can fulfil every holiday wish!

Hiking and Mountaineering

Higher, further, Ötztal! On about 1,600 km of hiking trails, you can explore the valley, along the valley floor, over dreamy tracks, up to idyllic alpine pastures, past crystal clear mountain lakes or to one of the many soaring peaks...

The magnificent mountain scenery in Ötztal with its 250 three-thousand-meter peaks offers an unrivalled variety of possibilities for hikers and mountaineers. And Zwieselstein at the end of Ötztal is the ideal starting point for your private mountain experience.

As a certified hiking guide, I am happy to assist you in creating your individual hiking program. Yours Markus Streiter

You will also find more hiking tips HERE



The Ötztal is THE granite climbing area in Tyrol. 750 climbing routes in 19 climbing gardens offer the right tour for every climber. On eight via ferratas, every climbing enthusiast can let off steam at will in vertical pleasure.


Facts about climbing in Ötztal:

  • 19 climbing gardens
  • 8 via ferratas
  • 750 official one-pitch routes
  • 58 multi-pitch routes
  • Climb 18,829 vertical meters
  • 12,552 hooks and eyes
  • Difficulties from 2 to 11

All information about climbing in Ötztal can be found HERE


Mountain-biking and Cycling

On and off the asphalt cycling fans in Ötztal can rack up some speed. With a fine mix of nature and sporting highlights, Ötztal delights all two-wheeler fans. Whether mountain bike, road cyclist or e-biker... Ötztal with its approximately 700 kilometres of touring and the Bike Republic Sölden is known for having the right thing to offer any cyclist.

Lots of information and tour tips for cycling in Ötztal can be found HERE


Wet and Wild or Relaxing Peace and Quiet

Whether you prefer excitement or relaxing peace and quiet - Ötztal has something for everyone when it comes to water enjoyment! Tyrol offers a wide range of options for water babys, the warmest (and one of the most beautiful) lakes, the lake Piburger, the swimming lake Umhausen and numerous outdoor and indoor swimming pools in the valley. You will experience pure action in the AREA47 with a sporty 20,000 m² of water sport fun!

Further information about swimming in Ötztal can be found HERE

Outdoors and Adventure

For those who are looking for the ultimate thrill, Ötztal offers over 900 km² of adventurous challenges - whether in cannoning through wild ravines, rafting on Ötztals ‘Ache’ or the ‘Inn’, paragliding or climbing. From beginners to family adventurers to professional athletes - the many possibilities will surprise anyone who likes to combine their holiday with fun and action.

Further information around adventure in Ötztal can be found HERE

Worth Seeing and Sightseeing

The holiday region Ötztal, offers loads of worthwhile destinations for hiking, biking, rafting and cannoning. Including, numerous museums and cultural experiences, the Ötzi Village, and the Birds of Prey park in Umhausen, the Stuibenfall (Tyrol's highest waterfall) offer beautiful alternatives for a holiday full of variation in Ötztal. And of course, many other attractions in Tyrol and Innsbruck (e.g. ‘Goldenes Dachl’ – golden roof, the Old Town, Hofburg – emperors palace, Bergisel – ski jump...) or the Swarovski Kristallwelten Crystal World in Wattens are easy and quick to reach.

Lots of tips on sights and attractions can be found HERE.

Family Holiday in Ötztal

Holidays in the Tyrolean Mountains offer exciting adventures, action and fun in the water for all ages, plenty of opportunities for those hungry for exercise, or just a bit of peace and quiet. Numerous playgrounds, special destinations for children, Fun Parks, Pit Pat and miniature golf course, the Kids Park in Oetz or Widiversum in Hochoetz Widiversem in Hochoetz are a delight families and children and provide variety on a family vacation.

Lots of tips and information about family holidays in Ötztal can be found HERE