Holiday resort of Gries, Ötztal Valley
An Alpine village combining Tradition and Hospitality
The scenic mountain village of Gries at 1600 m altitude nestles in one of Ötztal's superb side valleys at only 10 driving minutes above Längenfeld. Gries ranks among the last typical Tirolean mountain farm villages: homey, picture-book surroundings, small and neat. Everything a vacationer can dream of!
Gries in Summer
Gries makes a wonderful place for all those in search of relaxation, far away from busy tourism centers. Fantastic walking routes and hiking paths start right on your hotel's doorstep. More experienced alpinists can conquer the valley's highest peaks beyond three thousand meters above sea level. The slogan is always the same: the journey itself is the reward! With the stunning Ötztal Alps as lovely backdrop, passionate walkers can explore varied huts, mountain inns and Alpine pasturelands like Sulztal Alm, Amberger Hütte, Nissl Alm or Winnebachsee Hütte.
Gries in Winter
Snow, sunshine and peace in abundance. An unspoilt winter heaven far away from jet set ski destinations and the hustle of everyday life – where boredom is literally unknown. Indulge in Ötztal's unspoilt winter landscapes. A holiday in lovely Gries promises fun-filled winter activities at a more leisurely pace. Great practicing ski slope with a slow skilift for families, just perfect to improve your skiing skills and to try new trend sports. Lifts are open from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm. Marvelous ski mountaineering tours to the high Alpine areas are available in winter. Other activities include cross-country skiing, tobogganing, winter walking, etc.!