THE SWEETNESSOF BEE-ING
GOAS:GURGL FARM CHEESE DAIRY
From a Farming Community to a Tourist destination
Today Ötztal is one of Tirol’s most touristic regions, but 200 years ago Tirol’s longest side valley was largely unknown.
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Head Into The Backcountry
Backcountry skiing offers an escape from the crowdsand a chance to enjoy hidden powder stashes, solitude,and unparalleled natural beauty. Andrä Aste knows about the magic of backcountry skiing as well as the risks that come with it.
MAIR'S BERRY GARDEN
Raspberries, strawberries, currants, blueberries... Mairs’ Berry Garden hasthem all. For more than 30 years the cultivation of berries has been the centre of life and work for the Mair family. Only the sweetest fruits grow and thrive on seven hectares of land in the Tyrolean Inn Valley. And this i...
a glimpse into the history book
The name Riml and the people who carry it are closely associated with the history of Ötztal. Today you find the name on hotels and sports stores but it all started with a cobbler's workshop.
A BICYCLE AT3,OOO METERSABOVE SEA LEVEL
The Warmth of Wool
Natural wool is a wonderful fiber. The Regensburger family, who owns and runs the Ötztaler Schafwollzentrum, a wool processing and manufacturing business,is passionate about the softness, warmth, insulation and breathability that natural wool provides.
WHEN NAZ RULES
Every five years it is Naz’s turn to call the shots. As soonhas he comes to power on Epiphany, the mayor and localcouncil of Telfs loose all authority. 2020 is a Schleicherlaufenyear and the locals are beyond thrilled.
The Art of Grooming Slopes
The Healing Power of Nature
Ötztaler Dialekt: Understanding locals
In 2010 UNESCO recognized Ötztal’s vernacular as Intangible Cultural Heritage. Thankfully the local language is not at risk of vanishing any time soon as Ötztal natives are very passionate about their unique dialect.