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our Tips

Our recommendations for stay in the Oetztal valley


All about location of ski lifts

100 meters to a bus stop 📍. Apartments ALPsmart in the village Habichen has good location near the bus stop. With a bus you can get free of charge (with inside card or skipass) to 3 main ski resorts.

Because of the great location next to motorway you can make ski safari on the different ski resorts:​ - 


Oetz map with view points

You can find location of our ALPsmart apartments in the Habichen village next to kids playground on the map.

As well you can find the way from our apartments to grocery stores, restaurants, Piburger lake, to the lift and also popular view points.

More information about view points following this link:

Most of them are opened only when the are no snow on the trails.

Here you can find the Weekly Program for the valley Oetztal



we recommend the following restaurants

In Habichen for breakfast, lunch and dinner:

Bakeries in Oetz:

Another restaurants for lunch and dinner:


Grocery stores

There are two grocery stores in Oetz:


On Sunday you can buy some groceries in


Hikes options in Oetztal valley

1,1 км – 14 min from the apartment to famous and beautiful bridge Wellerbrücke over whitewater river Ötztaler Ache. This place is famous because of the world kayaking championships – Sickline.

For summer hikes you will find signs to Piburgersee, Armelen hut, Seejochl view point near this bridge.


Piburger See

2 km – 30 min hike to on of the most beautiful and warm lakes in Tirol – Piburger See.

During cold weather in the winter there are ice skating trails (your own ice skates are needed).



1,2 км – 14 min walk to Acherkogelbahn lift, which brings you up to the 2020 m hight in Hochoetz – Widiversum. Here starts lots of high mountain tracking routes and big kids playground.

During the winter there is only a winter hike there.



8,3 km – 11 min with a car to a Stuibenfall hike, it’s the highest waterfall in Tirol.

There is also stunning Via Ferrata (high rope) route.

Hike can be closed during the winter.



It is the famous ski resort in winter season (from Oktober till May).

But it is also nice to visit Soelden during the summer.

Here you can:

  • try Downhill on the bike

  • visit glacier Rettenbach and Tiefenbach

  • find more hiking routes



It is a nice ski resort in winter season (from November till mid April)

But another day in summer you can also visit Kuehtai. For example you can use bus from Oetz to DreiSeenBahn.

Here are many hiking routes, for example to the lake Finstertalspeicher


What to do in bad weather?

During bad weather you can visit:

Rafting and Canyoning also could be good options during rainy weather in the summer, because you will get wet anyway :) and have a proper wetsuit.

If you need some additional information about our location please contact us.

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