Biking & hiking in Ötztal

Adventure summer

of alpine variety

Here with us you simply start hiking - directly from the doorstep of Garni Ötztal towards Ötztal’s varied mountain and nature world. Or you can let the bus and mountain lifts take you to the most scenic starting points in the region. By the way, bus lines and mountain lifts are free for you – thanks to the Ötztal Inside Summer Card. It is already included in your stay at Garni Ötztal and valid from the second day of your vacation.

The card also comprises free admission to outdoor pools and bathing lakes, museums and many more attractions. Depending on the travel period, there is even one free entry to AREA 47 and AQUA DOME. Biking, hiking and a lot more: fabulous Ötztal is your mountain playground at the heart of the Alps.

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Mountain gondolas

& lifts in Ötztal

1 daily return ride per lift

Aqua Dome

Tirol Therme Längenfeld

2x in May, June, Sep & Oct


Outdoor Park

1x per card Water & Wake AREA

Pools &

lakes in Ötztal

1x daily per pool or lake

Worth Seeing

in Ötztal

1x daily per show attraction

Pit-pat &

Minigolf course

1x daily per course


hiking program

Unlimited use

Bicycle &

MTB rental

1x standard bike per card


panorama­ roads

1x daily per toll road (public bus)


bus lines

Unlimited use

Unlimited possibilities

Your mountain summer

in Zwieselstein

Hiking & exploring nature

In Ötztal you will find 250 peaks higher than three thousand meters, encircling more than 20 picture-book mountain lakes, countless huts and places to stop for refreshments and thousands of fascinating adventures amid unspoilt nature. Ranging from leisurely family hiking trails to bizarre glacier worlds well over 3000 meters above sea level. Zwieselstein makes a perfect starting point for hikes of all difficulty levels. Book your holiday at Garni Ötztal and look forward to unlimited hiking in Ötztal.

Cycling & Mountain biking

Pedaling past alpine meadows in full bloom, babbling mountain brooks, Ötztaler Ache mountain river and dreamy irrigation ditches: just start cycling and discover Ötztal’s huge number of alpine wonders on the back of your bike. Or conquer adrenaline-packed gravel roads: the unrivaled Bike Republic Sölden inspires with its unique nature trails, excitingly shaped lines and breathtaking enduro routes. For beginners, advanced and real pros.

Driving along scenic

Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road

We are the perfect starting point for panoramic day tours that take you to the world of South Tirol’s vineyards. Discover the scenic Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road, summit worlds and eternal glacier ice on your journey to Mediterranean South Tyrol - and back again. On the pass you will also find the world-famous Motorcycle Museum, which will shift your biker's heart up several gears: exciting technology, history and a lot more on over 4500 m2 of exhibition space await you. By the way, you can leave your motorbike in our motorbike garage free of charge.

Water fun

Take off your hiking boots and socks and jump into the cool alpine waters: countless swimming lakes and outdoor pools await you within Ötztal – ranging from idyllic lake Piburger See to Freizeit Arena Sölden or the exciting 20,000 m2 water adventure world of AREA 47. You enjoy free admission to many lakes and outdoor pools thanks to the included Ötztal Inside Summer Card.

Excursion sites in Ötztal

When hiking in Ötztal you will walk past several worthwhile excursion destinations. Some are further away but still easy to reach by car. And what’s best: thanks to the included Ötztal Inside Summer Card you enjoy free admission to many highlights throughout the valley. Such as the outdoor playground of AREA 47, Stuiben Falls - Tirol's biggest waterfall, Birds of Prey Park or Ötzi Village in Umhausen. Discover Ötztal's adventure highlights for all the family.

Ötztal Bike Home

Here at our guesthouse your bicycle enjoys the luxury it deserves. It can spend the night in our bike garage equipped with bike racks, get really clean at the free bike wash station and get ready for new adventures in the repair area with tools and patch kits. Also included: repair rack, bicycle pump, washing machine (extra charge) and infrared panel to dry your clothes. The bike bus stop is right in front of the guesthouse!

E5: European long-distance hike

The queen’s stage of the European long-distance hiking trail leads right through beautiful Zwieselstein. From Braunschweiger Hütte at an altitude of over 2758 meters you cross Pitztaler Jöchl, from where you enjoy picturesque views of Wildspitze peak. After that, you really deserve a night in one of our cozy rooms, in our apartment or studio. Feel free to stay even longer because there is a lot to discover in and around Zwieselstein before continuing to Moos in Passeier.

RIDE ON Bike School

No matter if you are a beginner, advanced, professional or a young mountain bike aficionado, at the RIDE ON Bikeschool you will improve your skills sustainably and have a lot of fun doing so. Learning the right technique, the next mountain bike tour will be even more fun! Take a look at the kids camps from 3 years onwards, mixed camps, women’s camps and all other courses available at the RIDE ON Bike School. Our guests at Garni Ötztal receive a 5% discount!

Autumn skiing & hiking fun

Your mountain time in autumn

On & off the beaten slopes

Your mountain time in winter