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.
a glimpse into the history book
Creaking wood, rough stone, yellowed paper. The air smells musty with a hint of smoke. Ötztal's Heritage Museum and museum custodian Christian tell the story of the valley's past.
Ötztal dialect: What does a „Sumsar“ do?
Do you know what awaits you when someone announces a „Hatschar“? Or whether you should feel flattered or insulted when they call you a „Sumsar“? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, you are more than likely an authentic local Ötztaler.