The Gurgl ski resort, also known as Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, is situated in the Ötztal region of Tyrol, Austria. It offers a total of 112.2 kilometers of ski slopes and 4.5 kilometers of ski routes, served by 26 lifts. The ski area spans elevations ranging from 1,793 meters to 3,030 meters. The resort boasts an impressive snow record, allowing visitors to enjoy the slopes from mid-November to late April, making it one of the most reliable winter sports destinations in the Alps. In addition to skiing, the resort offers a range of activities, including high-altitude cross-country trails, winter hiking paths, guided ski tours, toboggan parties, and evening snowshoe outings. Obergurgl is a charming, traditional village that boasts an 18th-century church and enjoys a tranquil atmosphere with minimal traffic. While the village offers a limited number of shops, it provides a diverse range of accommodation options, including cozy bed and breakfasts, comfortable apartments, and upscale 4- to 5-star hotels equipped with luxurious spas and convenient ski-in/ski-out access. The après-ski scene in Obergurgl is more focused on live music, dancing, and entertainment rather than catering to heavy drinkers.
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl is located in the Ötztal region of Tyrol, Austria. The closest major international airport is Munich Airport (MUC), which is approximately 250 kilometers (about 3.5 hours) away by car. Innsbruck Airport (INN) is another convenient option for travelers from within Europe and the UK. From there, you can take a train or bus to Ötztal Bahnhof and then use local bus services to reach the resort. Find out more
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November - April