Ötztal's Adventure World for Cycling Aficionados
Mountain biking is of utmost importance in the Ötztal, the locals have a special passion for mountain biking. It is not without reason that the entire valley boasts incredible 900 kilometers of signposted mountain bike trails for all ages and skill levels, among them single trails, forestry tracks, country roads and forest paths. Tirol's longest side valley offers 40 officially approved mountain bike routes - a truly unique biking spot in the Alps.The area's challenging single trails attract top riders to the high Alpine regions beyond 3000 meters, embedded in the stunning scenery of the Ötztal Alps. Additionally, the valley's summer mountain lifts came up with made to measure packages for all-mountain bikers. Bicycle transport is available in the following holiday resorts: Hochoetz, Giggijoch in Sölden, Gaislachkogl in Sölden, Hohe Mut and Wurmkogel in Obergurgl/Hochgurgl.
Talking about the Ötztal, passionate road cyclists only have one thing in mind: Ötztaler Cycle Marathon – the Alps' most challenging race has already become a myth. 450 cyclists, 238 kilometers, 5500 meters of altitude gain! A cyclist's dream and nightmare at the same time. In addition to the Ötztaler Cycle Marathon the Ötztal boasts many more attractions for road cyclists: panoramic routes lead up to the eternal ice or high Alpine crossings.
The Ötztal has always been a trendsetter for e-biking holidays to suit all ages and preferences. Superb nature exploration on electric bicycles is available throughout the valley thanks to standardized bicycle models and the same technical basics. Therefore e-bikers find a number of specialized e-bike and battery change stations between Oetz and Obergurgl.
Also motorcyclists enjoy the many mountain roads of Ötztal. Numerous routes lead over high Alpine crossings such as Timmelsjoch or Kühtai all the way up to the eternal ice on the steeply winding Ötztal's Glacier Road. Endless turns and breathtaking panoramic views are guaranteed.