OBERGURGL - 1,930 METRES ABOVE SEA LEVEL
Its elevation ensures that, in winter, Obergurgl in the Tyrol is one of the most snow-sure locations in the Tyrol and the whole alpine region. Take a holiday break in Obergurgl to discover the many hiking trails and experience a demanding tour of the 21 mountains of the Ötztal Alps whose peaks are 3,000 plus metres above sea level.
Winter holidays in Obergurgl in the Tyrol
In Obergurgl the ski lifts start at an altitude at which the lifts terminate in other resorts. The ski area in Obergurgl and Hochgurgl stretches from 1,930 to 3,080 metres above sea level. Skiing starts directly before your door and you are assured of snow cover into May - these are facts and not just marketing hype! Get to know the Tyrol from its best side on a winter holiday.
110 kilometres of piste and 24 state-of-the-art ski lifts ensure access to ski slopes without the need to queue - an El Dorado for the experienced and casual skier alike.
Guests can take a rest from the piste in one of the many mountain lodges and refresh themselves for the next stage of their descent. Many of the lodges have superb sun terraces where visitors can relax on loungers and enjoy the excellent winter climate of Obergurgl in the Tyrol. The menus offered by the mountain inns and restaurants ensure nobody stays hungry. Regional and international dishes are available so everyone holidaying in the Tyrol in winter will find that their tastes are catered for.
A winter holiday in Obergurgl also has more to offer than just downhill skiing. There are well-maintained cross-country skiing trails that take the visitor through the snowy natural environment of the region. During a relaxing cross-country tour, visitors taking a winter holiday in the Tyrol, can admire the unspoiled mountain landscapes and recharge their batteries in the snow. There are also regularly cleared hiking trails. For more information on winter hiking, guided tours and the popular snowshoe hiking tours, enquire at the Obergurgl ski school.
Obergurgl and Hochgurgl live up to their reputation as top international winter sports resorts; they have a five-star hotel, 20 four-star hotels, comfortable guest houses and apartments. Quality, individuality and an unrivalled ambience are the hallmarks of the Hotels in Obergurgl.
Unforgettable winter holidays - Obergurgl offers the perfect conditions. It is not without justification that Obergurgl is known as the "Diamond of the Alps".
Summer holidays in Obergurgl in the Tyrol
Looking for the perfect location to spend your next summer holiday? Tyrol is a holiday region that offers its visitors a wealth of exciting options. One highlight is Obergurgl in the delightful Ötztal. There is much to marvel at and discover.
An impressive sight is provided by the mighty glaciers. The Gaisberg lift base station is located directly in the village. Visitors to Tyrol in summer can take the lift to the Hohe Mut, where a 360° panorama offering views of the glaciers awaits them. Similarly breathtaking is the view of the Dolomites and the surrounding peaks of the Ötztal Alps from the Top Mountain Star café bar in Hochgurgl. But you can also rest and relax during a summer holiday in Tyrol: just lie back and let the magnificent Tyrolean landscape do its work.
Summer holidays in Obergurgl - the ideal base for hikers
Irrespective of whether you are an experienced climber or a less active hiker, you will find that you can reach the mountain peaks and even get as far as the glaciers when holidaying in summer in Obergurgl. Many of the trails start at an elevation of 2,000 metres above sea level - so it is little more than a stone's throw from the Hotels in Obergurgl to some of the finest viewpoints in the Tyrol.
A holiday in this high altitude region is a balm for body, soul and mind, particularly for hay fever sufferers. Up here the air is almost pollen-free and there are far lower levels of the other airborne pollutants that can cause hay fever, rashes and asthma.
A summer holiday full of fun and enjoyment! Obergurgl and the Ötztal look forward to welcoming you!