Summer in the Ötztal valley
- for a wonderful time in Tyrol -
A summer vacation in the Ötztal valley guarantees breathtaking natural spectacles, majestic mountain ranges, and vivid memories that will last a long time. Whether you are looking for adventure, leisure, or fun and excitement for the whole family, the Ötztal valley offers the perfect summer experience for everyone.
Ötztal Summer Card
- Your vacation companion -
The Ötztal Summer Card gives you access to an abundance of great vacation benefits. If you upgrade to the Summer Card, you receive all the benefits of the Guest Card plus a variety of premium services. The Summer Card can be purchased directly at the local tourist office. Enjoy your summer vacation in the Ötztal valley including all benefits.
- for cooling off, action, and more -
In addition to the magnificent mountains & peaks, the Ötztal valley also offers plenty of water fun. Water Area 47, one of the largest outdoor water parks in Europe, is an absolute highlight for thrill seekers. This is where you can test your limits and explore action-packed attractions such as slides, diving towers, and climbing walls.
If you prefer to take it a little easier, the outdoor pool in Ötz is the perfect choice for you. The family-friendly water park features several pools, including a kid pool, a lane pool, as well as an adventure pool with rapids and water slides.
For those looking for a real adrenaline rush, rafting in the Ötztaler Ache river is an absolute must. The Ache is a wild and varied river that offers ideal conditions for exciting rafting tours.
Bike trails, parks
and unique routes
Whether you are an experienced mountain biker, a passionate cyclist, or a leisure biker, in the Ötztal valley you will find the perfect routes for every biking adventure.
The Bike Republic Sölden is the number one address for adrenaline junkies. It offers numerous natural trails, enduro routes, as well as top-notch sustainably built lines. On the Bike Republic website you can always find out about the status of the individual trails.
Get your passes ready, get set … go! One of the most famous, most notorious, and most coveted racing bike races in Europe, the Ötztal bicycle marathon, has been taking place here since 1980. Of course you can also ride and enjoy the route or parts of it aside from the big event.
WIDI the mountain sheep
- Fun for the whole family -
Widi, our brave mountain sheep, provides fun and adventure for the whole family. In Hochötz, you can explore Widiverse, where you can solve exciting puzzles to save the world of our little mountain sheep. In Widi’s movie shuttle you will embark on a very unique, fast-paced 5D adventure.
For little explorers, Widi offers three different themed trails to explore the pristine nature of the Ötztal valley as a family. For example, “Glück auf” (a traditional miners’ greeting) tells the story of the old miners. Do you want to find out what is inside the tunnels and caves? Did you always wonder how crystals are formed and how a rope hoist actually works? All these questions are answered on this exciting themed trail.
On the circular trail toward “Rotes Wandl” you will encounter our local wild animals. The route is packed with exciting information about the animals, helping children to learn more about their way of life and significance for the ecosystem.