WHEN THE MOUNTAINS CALL ...
Hiking und mountain climbing in Val Senales
The place where Ötzi, the Tyrolean Iceman, was discovered in located beneath the summit of the Similaun at an altitude of 3,210 metres. A popular tour and definitely not the only one around the 3-star superior Berghotel Tyrol that takes intrepid hikers up to lofty summits.
Around 300 km of hiking trails criss-cross the region, leading to beautiful vantage points and demanding summit destinations. Berghotel Tyrol is situated at the foot of the Ötztal Alps in Val Senales, where it borders the Texelgruppe Nature Park with its countless opportunities for varied mountain tours though South Tyrol catering to all difficulty levels. Cosy huts and upmarket restaurants serving the finest specialities of traditional cuisine are dotted along the routes. Here, the hiking season begins in June and extends deep into autumn thanks to the mild climate. Hotel director Didi knows the region like the back of his hand and will gladly recommend tours to the most beautiful places.
An absolute must is the guided Ötzi Glacier Tour to the spot where the legendary iceman was discovered at Tisenjoch, 3,210 metres above sea level.
GLACIER HIKES & ADVENTURES
Ambitious trails pass numerous summits along the main Alpine chain, crossing the eternal ice and into North Tyrol. Keen Alpinists make the ascent on foot, while more leisurely mountain enthusiasts ride the Val Senales glacier cable car up to the top at an altitude of 3,200 metres.
MERANO HIGH MOUNTAIN TRAIL & THE E5 LONG-DISTANCE HIKING TRAIL
Our hotel is your base when you set off to explore the mountain world. For instance by crossing the Alps on the E5 Long-Distance Hiking Trail from Oberstdorf to Merano. Another one is the Merano High Mountain Trail, which circles the Texelgruppe Nature Park and winds through Val Senales in several daily stages.
VAL SENALES SUMMERCARD
Take the glacier cable car up to a height of 3,212 metres and then cross the eternal ice of the Hochjochferner by chairlift. Visit archeoParc to learn more about Ötzi and the history of humankind. Take the bus free of charge, hike, explore and enjoy. You can purchase the Val Senales SummerCard here at our hotel. It’s an all-in-one package including fantastic services for your summer holidays.