PANORAMIC ÖTZTAL GLACIER ROAD:
FROM SÖLDEN TO THE GLACIER ARENA
GETTING THERE BECOMES AN ADVENTURE ITSELF
Via the Ötztal Glacier Road from Sölden or with the mountain lifts: we will explain how you can reach our glacier restaurants and umbrella bars throughout the seasons - in summer, autumn, winter and spring. Special climatic conditions prevail up there. This is what makes the glacier so exciting, but also requires some planning - such as bringing snow chains. Our rough guide will definitely prepare you for an ultimate glacier adventure. Find out how to get to the Glacier Arena by car, bus, lift and on skis, mountain bike or on foot.
GOOD TO KNOW
THE ROAD CONNECTION
BETWEEN THE GLACIERS
The Rosi Mittermaier Tunnel also connects the two glaciers for drivers and takes you effortlessly from Rettenbach to Tiefenbach glacier and its varied slopes and restaurants. The car tunnel is 1729 meters long and Austria’s highest car tunnel at 2829 meters above sea level.
SUMMER TIME ON THE GLACIER
Scenic E5 and Fernar Trail
When you cross the Alps, the E5 long-distance hiking trail leads over Rettenbach Glacier. From Braunschweiger Hütte you hike through impressive glacier terrain up to Rettenbachjoch or Pitztaler Jöchl. Both ways lead to ultimate enjoyment in one of our restaurants at Rettenbach Glacier.
The Fernar Trail starts at Tiefenbach Glacier. A very special challenge that only real mountain bike and downhill pros can master. Are you one of them? Find more details here.
THE SÖLDEN GLACIERS
WITHIN YOUR REACH
Thanks to our webcams, you have a complete overview of the current conditions at Rettenbach or Tiefenbach Glaciers at any time of the day. So you can look forward to your next adventure in Ötztal!