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Excursion destinations in Ötztal


In addition to the adventure playground of the great outdoors, numerous excursion destinations are within easy reach of the Falknerhof promising you unforgettable holiday memories for the whole family. Discover everything there is to know and see in the Ötztal and give you and your loved ones holiday experiences to remember and smile about for ever.

The Falknerhof is the perfect starting point to explore the numerous excursion destinations in the region. Whether family fun, a group excursion or a trip for two – the offer is varied and colourful. Interesting museums, an impressive nature reserve, encounters with animals, water fun, dizzying tests of courage or an adventure playground. You decide where to go first.


In 1991 Ötzi the Iceman was found in the Ötz valley. In the Ötzi village museum you embark on a journey back in time to the Neolithic age..

  • Children’s tour “In Ötzi’s footsteps"
  • Adventurous Stone Age days
  • Stone Age adventure days
  • Children’s camps run by the Tyrol survival school
  • 1:1 replica of the Ötzi site.



The Tyrolean government only awards the title of “Nature Park” to areas of great natural beauty, the Ötz valley is proud to have been awarded this.

  • Highest mountain in Tyrol: Wildspitze (3768 m)
  • Over 50 years of alpine research
  • Highest Moorland in the Eastern Alps
  • Highest waterfall Tyrol: Stuibenfall
  • Largest glacier of the Eastern Alps
  • Location of discovery of the Iceman Ötzi
  • Highest apiary in Tyrol


Aqua Dome Längenfeld
Thermal spa only 15 minutes away from the Hotel Falknerhof

Swimming lake in Umhausen
A swimming lake underneath Tyrol’s highest waterfall

Piburger Lake
Natural mountain lake in Ötz at 950m above sea level

Habicher See
Habicher Lake


At the start of the Ötz valley lies a water world of fun.

Outdoor Area
Climbing garden, Mega-swing, Flying Fox, rafting and canyoning

Water Area
Swimming lake including a waterslide park, water jumping ramp and diving tower

Food Area
Fast-food junkies will not be disappointed in the Lakeside Restaurant


Young and old will be amazed at the flying display at the foot of the waterfall.

  • Highest waterfall in Tyrol (159m drop in altitude) with an adjoining family climbing garden (from 10 years)
  • Daily flying display at the Birds of Prey Park in Umhausen
  • 15 aviaries for Eagles, vultures, Kites, Owls, Buzzards, Ravens & Hawks
  • Learning path for the history of falconry


Adventure for the whole family in the “Widiversum” in Ötz. Spread over approx. 3000 square metres, you can go in search of the magic crystal in the gorge, in the wool play forest or in the spinning wheel diving station.

  • 15 creative learn & play stations
  • Easy to access with the gondola


Museums provide impressive insights into the culture of the region.

Turm museum Ötz
A journey through the architectural styles and outstanding paintings of Alpine landscapes.

Mountain farmer’s museum z’Bach
The farm complex with a mill and chapel from the 13th century offers: Surprise examples of everyday objects, craft demonstrations and a farm shop.


A trip to Innsbruck, the capital of the Alps, is worthwhile at any time of year. Animal lovers should not miss the Alpine Zoo.

  • Young animals from April to June
  • Birds from the beginning of March
  • Enclosures, terrariums and aviaries with approx. 2000 animals
  • Beaver, brown bear, elk, marmot, wolf, golden eagle, owl, otter, wild boar, roe deer, wild cat, chamois and many more
Tradition & customs
Tradition & customs

Traditions and customs that have been handed down over generations are cultivated and preserved throughout the Ötztal.

Ötztaler dictionary
Ötztaler dictionary

The Ötztaler dialect not only looks back on a tradition of around 900 years, it is still an integral part of the identity of the inhabitants today..