Niederthai lies at the heart of the Ötztal and is the ideal destination for fans of endurance sports. No matter whether you want to follow the cross-country skiing tracks in the valley or engage on a tour at 1.900m altitude, the region around Niederthai is ideal for fans of cross-country skiing in all its facets and at different levels of difficulty – from beginners who want to get an idea of this sport and participate in the free trial courses to the more advanced cross-country skiers. Come to Niederthai and perfect your style at the 85km of cross-country skiing skating trails – no matter whether you choose the classic high-altitude trails with snow assuredness or go on a cross-country skiing tour on the trails in the valley.
The ski area
Fans of cross-country skiing are not the only ones who can spend top winter holidays in Niederthai. The family-friendly ski area Niederthai, which is ideal for beginners and families with children, offers three drag lifts and a practice lift, as well as different ski schools and a ski kindergarten. Guided snowshoe hikes and much more guarantee varied winter holidays for the whole family. The local ski rental has the necessary equipment, so you can leave you bulky luggage at home.
The toboggan run
The toboggan run follows its course across the magic winter wonderland like a snake. Over little jumps and across troughs you have to try and skilfully steer your toboggan down to the valley. Well-organised tobogganing nights and surprising transfers to the tobogganing huts make this event a thrilling experience for families with kids.
The Ötztal Alps
Not far from Niederthai there are the three large ski areas: Hochötz (with 80km of superbly groomed pistes), Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (110 km) und Sölden (146 km). Observation decks provide a splendid view across three three-thousanders – the Gaislachkogl (3058m), the Tiefenbachkogl (3309m) and the Schwarze Schneid (3340m) in Sölden that can be reached by a lift. These marvellous mountains invite you to stop for a moment and marvel at the beauty of nature.