Oetz 820 m
Unique holiday resort combining great charm and nature sports
Charming Oetz offers a fantastic blend of genuine traditions, mountain exploration and water sports. The picture-book village center features historical buildings of outstanding architecture – like ancient Gasthof Stern and the Museum in the Tower. Varied restaurants, cafés and fashion shops invite visitors to enjoy a rest stop.
Scenic Acherkogel mountain gondola whisks nature fans up to 2020 m above sea level, right to the Hochoetz Pasture Region. A great base for unlimited walking and hiking: a huge network of trails includes easy strolls, hut to hut hikes, really challenging peak conquests or Alpine crossings to Ötztal's side valleys or Kühtai. There is something for all ages and ability levels.
This beautiful lake basin was a former ravine running parallel to the Ötztal. After the last Ice Age a giant rockslide filled up the plain at its south-eastern end, damming up a lake. In the summer months the lake's surface temperature can reach incredible 24° Celsius. The entire lake area makes a wonderful destination for the whole family.
Sautens 812 m
The gate to the Ötztal
Sautens opens up new dimensions: majestic summits, white waters – a truly unique holiday and activity paradise nestling in the foothills of 3008 m tall Acherkogel peak. Great base for excursions and outings to all highlights spread over the Ötztal valley. This family-friendly resort offers something for all preferences: thanks to its peaceful location at 810 m altitude rest and recreation are the order of the day – be it walking amid unspoilt nature, sports or adventurous activity programs..
The quiet and family-friendly holiday resort of Sautens ranks among Ötztal's favorite summer holiday destinations ideal for fun-filled excursions in the valley and its marvelous surroundings. Ötztal is a renowned spot for superb walking, hiking or cycling. Families can choose from a wide range of leisure activities.
Majestic summits, white waters – a truly unique holiday and activity paradise nestling in the foothills of 3008 m tall Acherkogel peak. The gate to the Ötztal is just perfect for unlimited family holidays and activities: rafting on Tirol's most scenic mountain rivers, adventurous canyoning, exciting peak conquests plus splendid mountain bike trails. What's best, the choice is all yours!
Water fans are recommended to head for the outdoor swimming pool and nearby lake Piburger See, one of Tirol's warmest swimming lakes with temperatures up to 24° Celsius in summer. The sports-minded can choose from myriad activities and adventures.
Haiming-Ochsengarten, 670m - 1.538m
Haiming, 670 m
Haiming not only boasts infinite walking, hiking, cycling and inline skating but also heaps of action and fun organized by countless local outdoor sport schools. Among the undisputed highlights ranks the Apple Road in Haiming, especially in spring during blossom season. The scenic outdoor swimming pool in the forest with huge sun lawn and beach volleyball field promises refreshing moments on hot summer's days.
Ochsengarten, 1538 m
Thanks to its picturesque location Ochsengarten makes a real summer holiday paradise. Hiking tours at high altitude, mountain conquests and more leisurely hut to hut walks are on the varied program. Both body and soul are inspired by the fantastic mountainscape! Romantic hut evenings are scheduled also in summer as well as energy-boosting.
Sports & activities
Walking, hiking, rafting, canyoning, kayaking, hydro speed, mountain biking, inline skating and much more is scheduled in Haiming/Ochsengarten at the heart of the Ötztal. Enjoy endless freedom, discover your inner self while hiking uphill and down dale on wonderful routes. Try climbing waterfalls and ravines secured by a rope, wearing Neoprene suits. Refreshing moments at the outdoor forest pool. Rafting highlights in Haiming. Through the wildly romantic Imster Schlucht, one of Europe's most famous river rafting areas, or on Ötztaler Ache river, a World Cup and European Championship race track – unlimited outdoor adventures for beginners and real experts alike!