Winter holidays in Ötztal

Winter sports enthusiasts can hardly wait until the time comes round again for their winter break in Ötztal in the Tyrol. The unique panorama of mountain peaks - from the Tschirgant to the Wildspitze - together with the various holiday resorts ensure that a winter break in Ötztal is something special. You will find everything you could possibly look for during a holiday in Ötztal.

There is an extensive programme of different winter sports activities designed for the holidaymaker in Ötztal. But you will also find peace and quiet in the magnificent pristine winter landscape during a winter holiday in Ötztal. You can switch off and relax in one of the many health and spa facilities.

Limitless skiing fun on a winter break in Ötztal in the Tyrol

Three fantastic and completely different skiing areas ensure that a winter break in Ötztal is full of ski-based fun. Internationally renowned and the venue for the initial rounds of the annual Alpine Ski World Cup is the Sölden-Hochsölden ski area. No less famous is the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski resort. The family-orientated ski area around Oetz is particularly popular with families and beginners. Those taking a winter break in Ötztal will also find smaller and less crowded ski areas in Vent, Niederthai and Gries.

Cross-country skiing on a winter break in Ötztal

Ötztal has more to offer than pistes and ski slopes. Winter sports enthusiasts can also discover 186 km of well-maintained cross-country skiing trails. Cross-country skiers visiting the Tyrol are are provided with sections for classic style skiing and well-prepared sections for skate skiing. There are 45 km of trails in the Längenfeld area alone. And for those who cannot get enough cross-country skiing in during daylight, there is a circular route in Oberried that is floodlit until 10 pm. And there is also the Umhausen-Niederthai cross-country skiing network with its varied routes through the magnificent winter landscape. Cross-country skiers visiting Ötztal will find a high elevation trail in Niederthai on which snow cover is guaranteed together with a biathlon track.

Diversity is the name of the game during a winter break in Ötztal in the Tyrol

The Ötztal in Tyrol offers much more to the winter visitor than just downhill and cross-country skiing. One particularly relaxing way to discover the idyllic winter landscape and the largely unspoiled natural environment of the area is on a hiking or snowshoe tour. There are many kilometres of signposted hiking paths that criss-cross this winter wonderland. Sledging is another attraction of a winter break in Ötztal. There are many luge runs some of which are romantically illuminated after dark and that provide fun for young and old The longest toboggan run of up to 7 km can be found in Niederthai-Horlachtal.

Health treatments and relaxation during a winter break in Ötztal in the Tyrol

Why not enjoy a relaxing health and spa treatment after strenuous days in the snow during your winter break in Ötztal in the Tyrol? Ötztal has a wide range of appropriate facilities.  The Aqua Dome, in particular, offers a wide range of options to guests staying in Ötztal. There are various saunas, various water-based facilities, a health and beauty section and a fitness complex. The separate water attraction, the 'Alpine Noah's Ark', is designed for families with children and provides fun for the little ones. The 'Freizeit Arena' adventure pool in Sölden also offers pure water-based fun after an exciting day in the snow.

The visitor will find a wide range of attractions that ensure that a winter break in Ötztal in the Tyrol is varied and relaxing. The activity programme in Ötztal in the Tyrol is wide-ranging and everyone will undoubtedly find something to their taste. Visitors can enjoy the perfect end to the day in the various bars and entertainment venues, ensuring that a winter break in Ötztal is always a success.  Tyrol and Ötztal look forward to welcoming you. See our website for Ötztal winter break special offers.