This dreamlike natural jewel is directly in front of the Hotel Ritzlerhof. Discover the energy hotspot of the Piburger lake for yourself just a short walk away through fragrant woods. It is the symbol of Ötz and a popular destination for holiday-makers and locals alike.
Experience the nature highlights on the hiking trails around the turquoise green forest lake, which all begin in the nature park of the Ritzlerhof. These include the Wellerbrücke bridge, the Achstürze as part of the Ötztal Ache river or the Habicher lake. Our special hiking tip for you is the Rudolf Schock trail, which leads from the Piburger lake up to the Seejöchl and is dedicated to the renowned opera, song and operetta singer.
What better way to relax and indulge in self-fulfilment than going on a fishing trip in the middle of an untouched natural park? What better way to return to your origins? Fishing licenses for the Piburger lake can be obtained at the Oetz municipal office by calling +43 5252 6218 or at the bathing and boating centre by calling +43 664 4418656. The fishing season runs from the start of May until the end of September.
You can expect delightful bathing enjoyment between lofty trees and steep cliffs in one of the warmest bathing lakes in Tyrol that is the Piburger lake, in a truly scenic setting. What a tonic such a bathing session in the wild is for the soul! The bathing complex at the southern tip of the lake with sunbathing area, restaurant and boat rental centre is well worth a visit. Your dog will also revel in this true natural gem of the Ötztal while out and about. Please only swim in the designated areas to protect the flora and fauna.