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Get Out and Explore the Ötztal Valley

Wir sagen: Alle wunderbaren Geschichten, die man sich über das Tiroler Ötztal erzählt, sind wahr! Besser werden sie nur noch, wenn man sie selbst erlebt. Deshalb haben wir für Sie die schönsten Ausflugsziele unweit des Bergland Sölden zusammengefasst.

Gaislachkoglbahn cable car

Its eye-catching design and state-of-the-art technology make the Gaislachkogelbahn cable car a highlight in its own right. It takes just 12 minutes to travel from 1,360 to 3,040 metres above sea level. Up at the top awaits the Ice Q Restaurant.

Aqua Dome Längenfeld

This spa and swimming pool in Längenfeld combines raw nature with modern architecture, pure luxury with total relaxation. Swimming pools, saunas, massages and beauty treatments await visitors to the Aqua Dome in the centre of the Ötztal Valley.  

Längenfeld Hanging Footbridge

220 metres above the valley floor and offering majestic views of the surrounding mountains, the hanging footbridge in Längenfeld is just 15 minutes from Sölden and a must for visitors with a strong stomach and head for heights.

Ötztal Glacier Road

The highest road in the Eastern Alps (1,350 – 2,820m) leads from Sölden up to the two ski resorts on the Rettenbachferner and Tiefenbachferner glaciers. It is considered one of the best roads in the world for cyclists and motorcyclists and offers fantastic panoramic views.

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The quiet village of Vent is home to just 150 inhabitants but has made a name for itself as a base for hikes into the towering mountains which dominate the skyline above. Leaving from 1,900 metres above sea level, walkers and hikers can reach iconic peaks like the Wildspitze, Similaun, Weißkugel and many more.

Timmelsjoch – Motorbike Museum

The Timmelsjoch mountain pass at 2,509 metres above sea level is open in summer and marks the border between Austria and Italy. Motorcyclists now have an additional reason (besides the amazing road) to visit thanks to the recently opened Mountain Crosspoint with its Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum.

Stuibenfall Waterfall

During the summer months the Stuibenfall waterfall is one of the best places to cool off with its thundering water masses giving off a fine cooling spray. At 159 metres in height it is the highest waterfall in Tyrol. A via ferrata fixed-rope climbing route has been drilled into the rocks around the waterfall, giving brave visitors the option to climb around and even over the water.

Ötzi Village, Umhausen

Ötzi the Iceman was discovered in one of the glaciers high above Sölden and dicovered to be over 5,000 years old. In the village of Umhausen there is a mueum open from May until late October dedicated to this remarkable find. A visit to the Ötzi Village is a must during ever holiday in the Ötztal Valley.

Piburger See Lake

At 913m the Piburger See lake is a natural jewel above the village of Ötz at the entrance to the Ötztal Valley. It lies within the borders of what is one of Tyrol's oldest nature reserves. In summer the lake is popular with locals and visitors for swimming, fishing and relaxing.

Area 47

Area 47 is an outdoor action and adventure park featuring a huge number of sports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding and rock climbing. It also hosts DJ nights and concerts. A great day out for all the family.

Mountain cart ride

Off-road experience in the alpine summer: jet down the mountain with mountain carts! With the high-quality and robust fun sports equipment with three tires, safe downhill driving fun is guaranteed for young and old.