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Home of opportunities

All those who spend a winter holiday in tranquil Zwieselstein at almost 1500 meters can choose from myriad options. In the truest sense, because the small village with around 150 inhabitants is in a exceptional location right in-between the ski areas of Sölden, Gurgl and Vent. Quiet and yet centrally located, Zwieselstein is the ideal starting point for a winter holiday in scenic Ötztal.

Good reasons for Zwieselstein

Family-run accommodations

With its mostly small and family-run lodging facilities, Zwieselstein is a perfect retreat where you can enjoy peace and quiet during your winter holiday. The overall offer includes almost 60 accommodations, comprising hotels, apartments, guest houses and holiday homes.

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Quiet starting point

In Zwieselstein, the Ötztal forks ("zwieselt") into the valleys of Venter Tal and Gurgler Tal. At the same time the Venter and Gurgler Ache flow together to form the Ötztaler Ache mountain brook. Whoever arrives here is surrounded by nature and tranquility. Experience the valley and its contrasts in all their variety because the “neighbors” of Sölden, Gurgl and Vent are only a few minutes away.

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Culinary treats with tradition

Traditional Tirolean cuisine can be enjoyed authentically in Zwieselstein at one of its rustic inns such as Gasthof Brückenwirt, Gasthof Zwieselstein or Gasthof Neue Post. Within walking distance, an evening stroll through the village, past the chapel and the open stables of the Prantl farm is ideal before dinner.

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In the golden mean

Zwieselstein, the haven of peace between lively Sölden and fashionable Gurgl, enchants guests with its central location and proximity to three ski areas. In a few minutes you can reach the snow-sure slopes of Sölden (3.5 km away), Gurgl (6.3 km away) and the mountaineering village of Vent (13.3 km away).

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Convenient skibus connection

Once you have arrived in Zwieselstein, the car can confidently stay in the parking lot or garage of the accommodation for the rest of your stay. In the winter months the skibus runs from Zwieselstein every 10 minutes and takes skiers and snowboarders comfortably to Sölden and Gurgl. Free of charge for holders of a valid guest card!

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Winter hiking

A more gentle way

Discover unspoilt nature at your own pace. The best way to do so in Zwieselstein: Enjoy a leisurely snowshoe or winter hike. From here, winter hiking trails and footpaths lead in all directions through snow-covered forests and along rushing mountain brooks. Only the crunching snow under your feet interrupts the silence of nature.

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Zwieselstein in Winter

Getting there

Zwieselstein is very easy to reach by car and can hardly be missed: from the Ötztal autobahn exit you follow the federal Ötztal road (B 186) into the valley, past Sölden in the direction of Gurgl or Vent. You simply continue on the federal road until you get to Zwieselstein. The journey to Ötztal can also be made by train in a relaxing way. There are direct connections from different countries to Ötztal-Bahnhof, the entrance to Ötztal. From the station’s main square you can take the bus to Zwieselstein.

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