Gries is in the middle of the Ötztal at an altitude of 1574m.
From Längenfeld you reach the Sulztal, a small side valley of the Ötztal.
The place consists of about 60 houses and three hotels where about 200 locals and in addition to the 500 guests place. Directly at the foot of the 3000m high Winnebachseespitze Gries lies in a flat valley floor overlooking the second highest mountain in the Stubai Alps the Schrankogel.
Gries is an ideal starting point for those who want to experience nature in all its splendor.
Whether easy walks near the village, half or full day hut hikes with or without accommodation or high alpine glacier tours, here they are always right. A practice lift that can be seen all along the route, as well as a children’s lift from the Gries snow sports school helps children and adults to learn how to ski snowboarding or simply get a feel for the snow before heading to the large ski areas.
Nissl Alm, Sulztal Alm, Amberger Hütte, Winnebachseehütte etc. a few destinations are easy to reach for everyone and those who are in the mood for more will find in the mountain guide office Längenfeld competent contact persons for their individual mountain experience.
With the award as “Hiking village Tyrol” Gries fulfills all criteria. Well signposted hiking trails, excellent gastronomy, infrastructure facilities and security facilities (mountain rescue center) on site.
Whether summer or winter here they are on the pulse of nature without annoying traffic. Clean air and crystal-clear streams, mountain meadows and mixed forests line the outskirts, the view of the night sky gives impressions that they can rarely recognize so clearly.
Längenfeld offers everything you dream about when you think of holidays. Hut and mountain tours, leisurely hikes, mountain biking, rafting … Gries is “the” insiders’ tip for gourmet- and summer vacationers, as it is one of the most beautiful spots in the Ötztal. Majestic mountains, lush meadows provide a landscape that invites you to hike, relax and unwind.
The Höhenbewegungszentrum Längenfeld is an Eldorado for sporty holidaymakers and offers a comprehensive range of different exercise options. In the middle of the Ötztal opens up a varied hiking network for every taste. Countless hiking trails run through the lush green Längenfelder valley basin and over the mountain flanks of the Ötztal and Stubai Alps, where the wonderful panoramic hikes around Längenfeld are particularly recommendable. Numerous pastures and managed huts adorn the mountains around Längenfeld.
Ötztal Fun- and Theme park
The Ötztal funpark Huben
with its many playing possibilities for children is a perfect destination for families.
Skating park, trampoline, giant swing, tube slides, climbing towers and numerous other facilities are perfect for active holidays in the summer time. The café with its homey terrace is also a popular destination. While children romp about, parents can relax and enjoy coffee, ice-cream and cakes. Special programs are offered for children incl. visits of farm houses, track reading of forest animals, body painting, making handicrafts and a lot more.
Summer activities, routes and attractions in the Ötztal
• A summery of cable cars take you to the most beautiful places
• Moutain biking for beginners and advanced people there are beautiful tours throughout the Ötztal
• Area 47 – fun and action for all ages
• Lake Umhausen – relax and unwind in the fresh water of the well-kept lake with restaurant and terrace
• Greifvogelpark – New in the Ötztal
• Ötzi village – a trip into past times and structures. There’s a lot to discover here
• Timmelsjoch – Breathtaking on a motorcycle, in a convertible but also in a car or bus
• Ötztal Card – many extras Included, talk to your landlords