Of course, plenty of snow is an essential ingredient for the perfect winter holiday in Ötztal. The Skiing areas in Ötztal are considered to be the most snow-sure regions in the Tyrol and the well maintained pistes guarantee plenty of fun for visitors. Enthusiasts of Cross-country skiing are well served by the extensive ski trail network in Ötztal. The most widely known of the local winter sport resorts is Sölden: Its glacier ski pistes and aprés-ski scene attract numerous snowboarders and skiers from all around the world. Somewhat less boisterous is Hochoetz, the third largest of the ski areas in the Ötztal. This is particularly popular with families because the pistes here are quieter and there are always good value holiday packages to help them enjoy winter in the Tyrol.
Even if skiing does not attract you, you can still enjoy hiking in winter in Ötztal in the Tyrol along regularly cleared trails. Leave your cares and worries behind as you trudge on snowshoes through snowy forest landscapes and allow the serenity of a winter holiday in the Tyrol to work on you. Of course, plenty of fresh air also means a keen appetite. You will find that culinary delights never tasted as good as they do in front of a roaring fire in a rustic mountain lodge. And you can relax to your heart's content in the spa facilities provided in much of the top-quality accommodation available in Ötztal. All these diversions will ensure your winter holiday in Ötztal in the Tyrol will be an experience you will never forget.