Excursion destinations in the Ötztal

new adventures ahead

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In addition to the adventure playground, numerous excursion destinations present themselves around the Falknerhof where you can spend unforgettable vacation moments together with the entire family. From the nature park via a waterfall all the way to Area 47 there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. Discover the Ötztal with all its facets and give yourself and your loved ones vacation experiences for laughing and remembering.

The Falknerhof is the perfect starting point for exploring the numerous excursion destinations in the region. Whether family fun, group experience or excursion for two, the offer is varied and colourful. Interesting museums compete with an impressive nature park, animal encounters, water fun, dizzying challenges and an adventure playground. You decide where to go first.

Ötzidorf | Familienurlaub in Tirol


In 1991, Ötzi the Iceman was found in the Ötztal. In the Ötzidorf you travel back in time to the neolithic age.

  • Children's tour “Following the traces of Ötzi the Iceman”
  • Adventurous stone-age days (Saturday)
  • Stone-age experience days (Wednesday)
  • Children's camps of the survival school Tyrol
  • 1:1 reproduction of the Ötzi place of discovery
  • Guests at the Falknerhof receive:
  • 10% price reduction on access and guided tour
  • 5% price reduction on all courses
Urlaub am Ursprung | Hotel in Tirol

Nature Park Ötztal

The Tyrolean federal state government awards the predicate "Naturpark" only to areas of high natural attractiveness, such as the Ötztal.

  • Tyrol’s highest mountain: Wildspitze (3,768 m)
  • More than 50 years of alpine research
  • High-altitude moorland of the eastern Alps
  • Tyrol’s highest waterfall: Stuibenfall
  • Largest glacier of the east alpine region
  • Discovery site of the glacier mummy Ötzi the Iceman
  • Highest bee keeping in Tyrol
Winkelbergsee | Urlaub im Ötztal

Bathing Fun in the Ötztal

Bathing pleasures in the Ötztal come extremely varied.

  • Aqua dome Längenfeld
  • The hot springs are only 15 km away from the Falknerhof hotel
  • Badeseum in Umhausen
  • The natural bathing pool below Tyrol's largest waterfall
  • Lake Piburger
  • Natural mountain lake near Ötz at 915 metres altitude
  • Habicher lake
Ares 47 | Sommer im Ötztal

Area 47

Entertainment park at the entrance of the Ötztal and on the 47th parallel of latitude.

  • Outdoor area
  • High rope course, "mega swing” liana, “Flying Fox”, rafting and canyoning.
  • Water area
  • Bathing lake inclusive waterslide park, water leap ramp and diving tower
  • Food area
  • Gourmets as well as fast food fans find culinary surprises in the Lakeside restaurant
Greifvogelpark | Ferien im Ötztal


Spectacular flight demonstrations at the foot of the Stuibenfall inspire young and old.

Tyrol's largest waterfall (height 159 metres) with adjacent family via ferrata (starting from 10 years of age)
Impressive flight demonstrations in the birds of prey bird park Umhausen on a daily basis
15 aviaries for eagles, vultures, kites, owls, buzzards, ravens & falcons
Didactic exhibition on the history of falconry

Widiversum Ötztal | Ausflugsziele rund um Nierthai


Adventure for the whole family in the “Widiversum” in Oetz. On approximately 3,000 square metres you go on a search for the magic crystal in the magic ravine, in the wool play forest or in the spinning wheel diving station.

  • 15 creative learning & playing stations
  • Easy to reach by gondola lift
Timmelsjoch Passmuseum | Urlaub im Ötztal


Some local history museums grant impressive insights in culture and customs of the region.

Tower museum Ötz
A journey through the periods of construction style adorned with outstanding works of alpine landscape painting.

Mountain peasant museum z'Bach
The farm with mill and house chapel from the 13th century offers surprising everyday life articles, handicraft demonstrations as well as a farmers' shop.

Murmeltier | Nature Watch in Tirol

Alpine Zoo Innsbruck

A visit of the alpine capital of Innsbruck is worthwhile in any season. Animal lovers should not fail to visit the alpine zoo.

  • Young animals from April to June
  • Bird courtship rituals starting from at the beginning of March
  • Enclosures, terrariums and aviaries with approx. 2,000 animals
  • Beaver, brown bear, moose, groundhog, wolf, stone eagle, eagle owl, marine otter, wild boar, deer, wildcat, chamois and more.