Family holiday in Ötztal

Activity holiday with children in Tyrol

Experience active and fun-packed days with your family in Tyrol's Ötztal. As the range of leisure activities is virtually unlimited, children as well as their parents will enjoy great summer activities in the picturesque landscape surrounded by the Eastern Alps' 3,000m high mountains. In a luxury family apartment at Chalet Obergurgl you will be at once at the best starting point for ventures like swimming, horseback riding, climbing, mountain biking or hiking.

Bathing fun in the mountain lakes of the Ötztal region

The natural lake in Umhausen offers unique bathing fun for the whole family. The lake is surrounded by the 3,000m high peaks of the Ötztal Alps and those of the Stubaier Alps. Enjoy the panorama in a cosy atmosphere and savour this Tyrolean mountain lake's pleasant temperatures. Admission of children under the age of 6 is free. Opening hours: 9:30am to 6:30pm.

Lake Piburgsee is considered to be Tyrol's warmest mountain lake. With an average temperature of 23°C this beautiful mountain lake offers perfect refreshment on hot summer days. Enjoy the gorgeous natural environment around the lake, take a lovely boat tour with the whole family or relax on the lakeside and watch your children splash around in the crystal-clear water. Lake Piburgsee is open for bathing fun daily from 9:30am to 7pm.

Family hikes around Obergurgl 

During your holiday in Obergurgl you don't have to go far to start your hike. Start right at your apartment. Various hikes lead you to the peaks and high alpine plateaus as well as to alpine huts in the Ötztal holiday resort. If you aim for hiking destinations that are further away, take the hiking bus!

Hike comfortably along the Ötztal valley or target one of the many mountain peaks of the holiday region. Families will find the Schönwieshütte hut to be a great hiking destination in Obergurgl. If you walk at a pleasant, moderate pace you will reach the hut at 2,270m in about 1.5 hours.

Horseback riding in Tyrol's mountains

Horse lovers will find a true El Dorado of bridleways in Ötztal. Enjoy the marvellous mountain landscapes as you ride one of the original Tyrolean Haflinger horses during your riding holiday in Tyrol. In rainy weather the Obergurgl indoor riding hall offers a great alternative. Find all the information you need for your riding holidays in Ötztal on www.haflinger.cc.

Ötztal Adventure Card

Adventure Card holders enjoy free access to the summer cable cars in Obergurgl, Hochgurgl and Timmelsjoch. In addition to Hohe Mut Bahn I & II you will also enjoy free ascents and descents with Top Mountain Start on Hochgurglbahn I & II, as well as with Top Wurmkogel II. The card also includes the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road toll.

Would you like to spend your family summer in Obergurgl in Ötztal? Then send us your no obligation holiday enquiry for one of the luxury apartments at Chalet Obergurgl. 

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