5 amazing ski events we’re looking forward to this April

Are you looking for a fun ski event to enjoy this April? Then you’re in luck. April is a month of Easter celebrations, ski resort closing parties and exciting music festivals. And what is more, there’s still incredible snow covering the mountains (with more snowfall predicted!) meaning you can not only party hard during your

The Best Ski Resorts for Spring Skiing

So you’re looking for a spring ski resort. You want somewhere that’s high and that has reliably kept the winter snow. You want somewhere with a wealth of exciting ski runs which will stay open long into the season. And there’s more to spring skiing than the mountain. There’s the atmosphere too. Spring skiing is

Obergurgl – The Diamond in the Alps and the Ötztal valley

The Ötztal Valley Many of the most famous Austrian Ski resorts can be found in the valley of Ötztal, though the name itself may mean very little if nothing at all by itself! The Ötztal is a side valley of the Inntal, which is the main valley in the Tyrol district. The southern end of

August in Ötztal’s ‘Diamond of the Alps’.

There’s only one word for Obergurgl in August: Amazing. Visitors to the Ötztal this month were treated to a busy schedule of exciting events that truly brought the valley to life, not possible without the wonderful spirit of the people throughout it and their splendid towns. And as usual, the village of Obergurgl played a

Unforgettable Walks In The Ötztal Alps

When a mountain guide who’s been guiding around the Ötztal Alps all her life says that she’s ‘never seen anything like it’, you know you’ve seen something special. Bridgette is one of the fantastic mountain guides that our guests can enjoy through the Obergurgl tourist office’s FREE guided walking programme. A ski instructor in winter,

Edelweiss & Gurgl Hotel – a part of history in Obergurgl

For over 125 years the Edelweiss & Gurgl Hotel has been run by the Scheiber family and is very much in the heart of Obergurgl. The Scheiber family first welcomed guests to the Edelweiss in the summer of 1889, providing rooms for mountaineers, researches and painters, all of whom were drawn to Obergurgl’s picturesque location

A Night at the Nederhütte

One of our Resort Representatives in Obergurgl, talks you through why Nederhütte  is their mountain hut of choice. People come from far and wide to Obergurgl during the winter season for mainly three reasons; the incredible level of hospitality you receive from the hotels, the snow is practically guaranteed (when it does snow it snows!