Feel nature’s elemental energy
with every step amid varied landscapes
Nature is your constant companion - A scenic summer vacation in Ötztal.
Unspoilt nature wherever you look, the unique landscape as well as peace and seclusion make the mountain village of Niederthai a true insider tip. Hospitality is of utmost importance here. Tradition in perfect harmony with modernity. Indulge your senses in this fabulous Alpine world.
Niederthai makes a perfect base for hiking tours and peak conquests. The high summits attract experienced climbers, while leisurely hikers and families with children head towards the surrounding Alpine huts such as lovely Larstigalm, Guben-Schweinfurter Hütte or Wiesle Snack Station with children's playground and sun terrace.
Tirol’s biggest waterfall drops across 2 steep steps from Niederthai into the valley on a total height of 159 meters. A footpath and steel step construction take visitors close the rushing mountain waters. About 700 steps and an exposed, 80 meter long suspension bridge lead hikers and mountaineers to the starting point of the waterfall in Niederthai, past scenic viewing platforms and the thundering water masses.
Culture & Tradition
Ötzi Village &
Birds of Prey Park
How did Ötzi, the world-famous Iceman, live? The Ötzi Village is dedicated to the sensational find of the mummified corpse of "Ötzi" in the Ötztal Alps. It gives an insight into life in the Neolithic age by showing not only a film and exhibition but also typical dwellings in the outdoors. Around 15 different species of birds of prey can be experienced up close in spectacular bird shows on the approx. 5000 m² barrier-free area of the Birds of Prey Park.
Natural Swimming Lake
Relaxation and swimming fun for all the family at the foot of Tirol's largest waterfall. Umhausen’s swimming lake, filled with pure drinking water (degree of hardness: 0), offers large sunbathing areas in a wonderful atmosphere just ideal for relaxation, beach volleyball and tennis for sports aficionados. There is also a playground and a diving platform for children, where they can romp around to their hearts’ content.
Summer in Ötztal
In the 67 kilometer long Ötztal there are not only Tirol’s highest mountains, but also great variety between the valley floor and the peaks - every type of holidaymaker will find the right adventure here. Be it walking, hiking, biking, cycling, climbing or swimming ... splendid Ötztal is guaranteed to offer the right outdoor activity for every type of holiday.