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Lake Piburger See

Winter fun for all the family

In a natural basin above Oetz, encircled by wooded hills, you will find an "icy mirror": lake Piburger See marks a special recreational area in winter. Be it romantic walks on perfectly cleared winter hiking trails, thrilling moments on the sledding hill or smooth gliding with ice skates on the frozen lake: All activities directly result in a genuine nature experience.

The best leisure time tips around the lake

With much effort, the walking trails, the toboggan run and the ice skating rink are groomed and cared for to guarantee enjoyable hours in the snow. Great advantage for your holiday budget: All offers are free of charge and invite active families to enjoy them again and again.

Winter Walking


Starting point: Information Oetz - along Ötztaler Ache mountain brook into the valley to the crossroads - here you have the following options:

  • Turn left, through the forest to the village entrance of Habichen and back to Oetz. Walking time: approx. 45 min
  • Straight ahead to Wellerbrücke bridge - then through the forest to Habichen and back to Oetz. Walking time: approx. 1 h
  • Straight on to Wellerbrücke bridge - continue towards lake Piburger See and Piburg (very steep trail at the beginning), return to Oetz via the road. Walking time: approx. 2 h

Elsinger Weg – Piburger See – Piburg

Starting point: Information Oetz – from the village center across Piburg's bridge - turn left after about 300 m - follow the wide forest trail (Elsinger Weg) up to lake Piburger See - along the left lake shore to the hamlet of Piburg - return to Oetz via the road. Walking time: approx. 1.5 - 2 h

Sautens – Haderlehn – Piburger See

Starting point: above the church of Sautens - along the toboggan run (above the school) to the road to Haderlehn - continue to Ferienhof Haderlehn and then change to the forest trail - walk to the hamlet of Piburg - return to Oetz via Elsinger Weg trail - Beerweg trail - Sautens or back on the same route. Walking time approx. 1.5 h

Piburger See Ötz Winter Landscape
Oetz Piburger See Winter Landscape