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Hiking Village Gries

Austrian Hiking Quality Seal

The Ötztal Valley is an officially approved member of Austria's Hiking Villages that meet high quality standards for both walkers and hikers. Hiking accommodations, hiking trails and single hiking resorts have been checked precisely before they received the highly coveted Austrian Hiking Quality Seal. 

Severe quality tests for holiday resorts strongly focus on the level of authentic ambiance, the character of the village center, support and guidance facilities in the resort, services and activities for holiday makers. We are proud to present you one of the valley's ultimate Hiking Villages:

Certified hiking village: Gries

The lovely mountain village of Gries nestles right amidst lush green meadows and Alpine pasturelands, embedded in numerous three thousand meter high peaks of the glacier-topped Stubai Alps.

In the splendid surroundings of Gries hikers find several quaint mountain huts just perfect for a family walk.

The nearby walking trails and hiking paths are suitable for hikers of all ages and preferences with enough stamina. Additionally, this high Alpine area of awesome natural beauty offers varied routes for expert mountaineers and climbers.

Many of the marvelous hiking routes boast wonderful panoramic views of the village and the nearby mountain peaks reaching up to three thousand meters above sea level. Experience for yourself how invigorating fresh mountain air can be for both body and mind.


Hiking Village Gries
Gries Summer Panorama Ötztal Landscape