Your 4-star superior active holiday in ötztal in tyrol

Active in Ötztal – starting at the Hotel Ritzlerhof

250 mountains higher than 3,000 m in Ötztal, the longest side valley in Tyrol. Sautner Blose, Acherkogel and hundred more peaks to admire. Picturesque lakes like the Piburger See natural monument. Top ski pistes in Hochötz and Kühtai. The sky almost in touching distance. The Ötztal Nature Park is an outdoor paradise for your active holiday in Tyrol.

Experience the ötztal nature park

Summer & winter holidays

The Ötztal Nature Park - 51,000 hectares of fantastic nature

51,000 hectares of fantastic nature

The Ötztal Nature Park

Your heart will jump for joy. The Ötztal Nature Park offers a place for both relaxation and action with its conservation areas. There are impressive ravines, green forests with Swiss pines, magical Alpine pastures with fantastic views and icy glaciers in the majestic mountains of the Stubai and Ötztal Alps. The Ötztal Nature Park is made up of 7 conservation areas: the Obergurgl Pine Forest, the Ötztal protection zone, the Stubai Alps protection zone, the Windachtal, Engelswand nature reserve, the Rauher Bichl landscape area and the Achstürze-Piburger See landscape protection zone. The Ritzlerhof active hotel is a partner of the Ötztal Nature Park.

Your active holiday in summer - Sunny mountain summer here in tyrol

Sunny mountain summer here in tyrol

Your active holiday in summer

In the lower Ötztal, there are more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the valley. That increases the desire to make the most of the mountain summer in Ötztal: Hiking from highlight to highlight, like the Stuibenfall for example, the highest waterfall in Tyrol. Biking in the most beautiful surroundings – choose from 850 kilometres of mountain bike trails in Ötztal. Playing golf in the Alps on a choice of varied golf courses. Climbing in 19 climbing gardens and on 8 via ferratas. And rafting and canyoning in the tumultuous white water of the Ötztaler Ache river in the Area47 outdoor arena. An unforgettable active summer holiday in Ötztal!

Relaxing active winter holiday in ötztal - Your winter break

Relaxing active winter holiday in ötztal

Your winter break

The magic of the winter landscape cannot be expressed in words. The Ötztal mountains are covered in deep snow in the winter months. 6 skiing areas and 2 glacier skiing areas await you. Alpine skiers race down the mountains, while ski tourers work their way slowly upwards. There are also beautiful winter hiking routes, or you can enjoy the peaceful winter surroundings while snowshoeing.

Ski holiday away from the piste

Ritzlerhof active hotel in Ötztal

For your active holiday in Tyrol