Ötztal Valley for Families

From the Widiversum adventure park to Tirol's highest waterfall, the family-friendly Ötztal region offers a staggering variety of activities for visitors of all ages.

Measuring 65 kilometres in length and famed for its countless mountains over 3,000 metres in height, the Ötztal Valley is a huge playground for families who enjoy spending time outdoors. The first section of the valley around the village of Oetz is particularly suitable for families, reflected in its numerous child-friendly walking trails as well as its many adventure play areas. The local mascot is "Widi", a friendly sheep with big eyes and a big smile, who will help children and their families discover some of the most beautiful sights in the area, including the Piburger See lake, the Widiversum adventure park, the Ötzi Village and the Stuibenfall, Tirol's highest waterfall. During the summer months, Widi hosts his own weekly activity programme for children and teenagers. Guests staying in the valley receive a free Ötztal Premium Card giving them access to many great deals and discounts, including one free cable car ride per day.

Highlights of the free weekly activity programme

From early June until the middle of October, children and teenagers can enjoy a wide range of activities from Monday to Friday as part of the free weekly activity programme.

  • Riding on Iceland ponies (Monday)
  • Adventure day for children aged 6 years and above: pirate rafting on the Inn river, rock climbing, BBQ in an Indian teepee (Wednesday)
  • Myths and legends at the Piburger See lake: read fairytales together, followed by the chance to bake bread (Friday)
  • Forest adventure day for children aged 10 years and above: excursion to the high-rope adventure park in Sautens (Tuesday)

Ötztal Valley: family activities in the region


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Guestcard Highlights

All guests staying in one of the more than 300 accommodation partners in the Ötztal Valley region receive the Ötztal Premium Card free of charge upon arrival. This card gives them access to many great deals and discounts. For families the following highlights are particularly interesting:

  • One free ride on the cable cars and lifts per day.
  • Unlimited free use of the public bus network (one toll road per day).
  • One free hire of a standard bicycle (e-bikes and downhill bikes can be hired for an extra fee).
  • Free access every day to swimming lakes, open-air pools and indoor pools (one admission to the Water Area at Area 47 and the Aqua Dome (3h) per stay).
  • Free admission to the Ötzi Village, birds of prey park and several museums.

More about the Ötztal Premium Card

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