Ocean feeling in the mountains
Lake Piburger: a natural jewel in Ötzal
Want an ocean feeling in the mountains? Then visit the largest lake in Ötztal and the warmest in Tyrol: idyllic Lake Piburger in Ötz.
In the Austrian Alps holidays mean more than mountains. Dive into a 24° natural jewel sparkling like an emerald in the summer – sounds like ocean feeling in the mountains, doesn’t it? About 50 minutes by car from our hotel in Vent, idyllic Lake Piburger in Oetz offers just that: the largest lake in Ötztal and the warmest bathing lake in Tyrol. Not only can you swim in its crystal-clear water and sunbathe on the shore, you can also row across the lake or cast your fishing rod. In addition, numerous pleasant hiking trails wind their way around the natural idyll, leading you to the impressive Wellerbrücke bridge, Achstürze falls or Lake Habicher. The area around Lake Piburger is one of the oldest nature reserves in Tyrol. The lake itself was declared a natural monument in 1929 and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful excursion destinations in Ötztal. Discover this jewel in the mountains during your summer holiday with us in Vent!