Summer in the Oetztal

Obergurgl in summer

Alpine summer here in Obergurgl is still natural, sometimes harsh and refreshing, but mostly it shines with lots of sun and pleasant temperatures. What's so special about Obergurgl is its sheltered location in the mountains. This means that less precipitation falls here than in the Alpine foothills and the duration of sunshine is higher than even in Bolzano. Just the right recipe for active summer holidays in Obergurgl. Here the mountains welcome you up close and so numerous that you'll have to decide which ones to scale. On the way, put in a stop at one of the many alpine huts and mountain shelters all around Obergurgl. Should you want to go easy on your legs, then take one of the cable cars to make your ascent a little lighter. Always wanted to see a glacier from up close? Here in Obergurgl you have the chance while on summer holidays, as the Gurgler Ferner glacier is virtually behind the house. All you have to do is meet it halfway. 

Active holidays in the Oetztal

Mountain bikes are the perfect means of transport for the region around Obergurgl. Be it on a leisurely tour across the alpine meadows or a real challenge, such as the ride up to the 3,080-metre high Wurmkogel. You won't get this high up under your own steam almost anywhere else. For climbing fans, there are also two via ferratas around Obergurgl sure to conjure up a smile on your face with their wonderful panoramic views. By the way, the high location of Obergurgl also means that the pollen count is low on your summer holidays. This allows truly everyone to feel the power of the mountains to gather new strength themselves.