Gries is located 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 village consists of about 60 houses and three hotels where about 200 locals and additionally about 500 guests find place.

Gries is located directly at the foot of the 3000m high Winnebachseespitze in a flat valley floor with a view of the second highest mountain of the Stubai Alps, the Schrankogel.

Family vacation in nature

Gries is an ideal starting point for all those who want to experience nature in all its glory.

Whether easy hikes near the village, half or full day hut hikes with or without overnight stay or high alpine glacier tours, here you are always right. 

Nissl Alm, Sulztal Alm, Amberger Hütte, Winnebachseehütte etc. to name just a few destinations are easy to reach for everyone and those who want more will find competent contacts for their individual mountain experience in the mountain guide office Längenfeld.

With the award as “Wanderdorf Tirol” Gries fulfills all criteria. Best signposted hiking trails, excellent gastronomy, infrastructural facilities as well as safety facilities (mountain rescue center) directly on site.

Whether summer or winter here you are at the pulse of nature without annoying through traffic. Clean air and crystal clear streams, mountain meadows and mixed forests line the edge of the village, the view of the night sky gives impressions that they can rarely see so clearly.

Hiking vacation

Längenfeld offers everything you dream of when you think of vacation. Hut and mountain tours, leisurely hikes, mountain biking, rafting… Gries is “the” insider tip for gourmets and summer vacationers, because it is one of the most beautiful spots in the Ötztal. Majestic mountains, lush meadows provide a landscape that invites you to hike, rest and relax.

High Altitude Movement Center Längenfeld
The Höhenbewegungszentrum Längenfeld is an Eldorado for sporty holidaymakers and offers a wide range of different activities. In the middle of the Ötztal, a varied hiking network opens up for every taste. Countless hiking trails stretch through the lush green Längenfeld valley basin and over the mountain flanks of the Ötztal and Stubai Alps, whereby the magnificent panoramic hikes around Längenfeld are particularly recommended. Numerous alpine pastures and managed huts adorn the mountains around Längenfeld.

Ötztal Fun and Adventure Park

With its diverse play opportunities for children, the fun park is an ideal destination for families. Skate park, trampoline, giant swing, ropeway, tube slides, climbing towers and numerous other facilities encourage active leisure activities during the summer months.

Summer activities, excursions and attractions in the Ötztal valley

  • Mountaineering
  • Hiking
  • Numerous summer mountain railroads take you to the most beautiful viewpoints
  • Moutain biking for beginners and advanced bikers there are beautiful tours in the whole Ötztal valley
  • Area 47 – fun and action for young and old
  • Swimming lake Umhausen – relax and recover in the fresh water of the well-kept lake with restaurant and terrace
  • Bird of prey park – new in the Ötztal valley
  • Ötzi village – an excursion into long gone times and structures. There is much 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

Bike vacation in the Ötztal

The Ötztal is the number 1 cycling destination in the Alps. We have nature around us, the two-wheel passion in us and are happy about everyone who shares this enthusiasm with us.

Whether pass or summit, valley idyll or trail dream: We have written on the Ötztal flag to offer everyone on two wheels an unforgettable cycling experience. Our tours are signposted, all routes are well maintained and our hosts of the Bike Ötztal Homes are well prepared for you. We are looking forward to every ambitious road cyclist or pleasurable touring cyclist, to freeriders, bike hikers, eBikers and families – we are simply happy about everyone who shares our passion for cycling.

Vacation moments with mountain view:

Visit also our neighboring house Roswitha

Also the vacation apartments of our neighboring house Roswitha you can inquire with us.The apartment house Roswitha offers you 2 vacation apartments for 9 persons.From the balcony you can enjoy a wonderful view over the village and the Ötztal mountains.

The Particularities for a great time out

Apartment Haus Silvana offers you some special services and advantages for a relaxing vacation in Ötztal.