Region Oetz

Holiday Dreams all in White

Oetz - the village that gave the Ötztal valley its name - was, because of its location in the anterior Ötztal valley, the first classic winter sports center of the valley. Every 15 minutes a local ski bus brings you from one end of the village to the other.

Oetz 820 m

The family ski area

30km of slopes, ski runs for all ability levels, inexpensive inns and restaurants. Small and relaxing. In addition, free ski instruction for children and a special kindergarten. The Hochoetz skiing region at the entrance to the Ötztal Valley makes a perfect destination for families.
Double skiing fun, ski lifts in Kühtai and fun on the slopes in Hochoetz – That's the new Kühtai-Hochoetz Ski Region. Accessible with all ski passes valid 2+ days. Free skibus transfer between Hochoetz (Ochsengarten) and Kühtai every 30 minutes.
Double the slopes, double the fun!

Fascinating Winter Wonderland

Equipped with snowshoes and headlamps you can indulge in the fantastic Alpine winter scenery.
The slogan is "be active and restore your energies" while enjoying fun-filled ice skating or sledding down a floodlit toboggan track.

Magic World - Snow landscape

More than 20km of cleared winter hiking trails around the village of Oetz, snow-covered forests or the frozen Piburger See lake on whitch you can go icescating to - a winter fairytale.

Oetz Winter
Oetz Winter

Sautens 812 m

Exploring Sautens in Winter

A perfect place for all those in search of truly relaxing winter holidays, away from the valley's major tourist centers. The romantic little village of Sautens makes a wonderful base for excursions to the nearby ski areas. Free skibus shuttles take you to the family ski areas of Hochoetz (2 km) and Kühtai (18 km) where snow is guaranteed throughout the winter season.


Sautens is located at the entrance to the Ötztal valley at 810m above sea level. In summer a renowned hiking paradise, in winter a white wonderland. Cross-country skiing on panoramic tracks amidst picture-book landscapes, funny toboggan adventures, romantic snowshoe tours and plenty of other highlights for families.

Funny snow adventures

Tobogganing, romantic snowshoe tours at moonlight, winter hiking through picture-book landscapes, horse sleigh rides: winter in Sautens is a truly unforgettable experience. Additionally, great activity programs are waiting for the whole family. No less than 10 renowned Tirolean ski areas can be easily reached by car within a 30-minute drive, an ideal place for ski safaris. Sautens is the gate to ultimate winter fun.

Sautens Winter
Sautens Winter

Haiming-Ochsengarten, 670m - 1.538m

Boredom is unknown

In the Hochotz ski area snow is always guaranteed. Purchasing the Super Ski Pass avid skiers can enjoy unlimited 220 km of immaculate slopes in the ski areas of Kühtai, Niederthai and Sölden. Night skiing is offered for free at the Balbach ski lift once a week. Further attractions include marvelous guided snowshoe hikes at moonlight. Waht's more, sports enthusiasts can also take full advantage of the scenic ski mountaineering routes to Wetterkreuz, Karlesspitze or Pirchkogel - just to mention a few!

Haiming, 670 m

Haiming has already become famous for its wide range of fresh farm products and its unique Market Days. Delights such as sausages, cheese, bacon, homemade bread, fresh vegetables, schnaps, liqueurs, apples and natural apple juice are on sale. In the winter, Haiming offers an array of cleared trails for passionate winter walkers and hikers. Free skibus shuttles take avid skiers to the surrounding ski areas.

Ochsengarten, 1.538 m

The small village Ochsengarten is the ideal place for alle winter sports. The skiing area Hochoetz ends directly in front of your accommodation and since the winterseason 2009/10 a skibus takes you from Ochsengarten to Kühtai for free. A weekly programme with guest ski race, après ski and guided snow shoe tours completes the offer.

Haiming Winter
Ochsengarten Winter

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