Unforgettable experiences between the green meadows deep down in the valley
at 1,740 metres and the high alpine glacier world at 3,440 metres await you.

News and Events at the Pitztal Glacier & Rifflsee in the Pitztal Valley

Hiking and skiing, new experiences and culinary delights: Here you will find current events and news about your visit to the Pitztal Glacier & Rifflsee.

Pitztal Glacier
The Highest of Tirol

The Pitztal in Tyrol – a unspoilt valley with colourful mountain meadows, clear mountain water and high peaks which are often hidden in the snow. A valley where nature characterises people. Austria’s highest glacier is located in the Pitztal, which offers you an open outdoor space and a far-reaching view at alpine heights. The Pitztal Glacier hiking area awaits you on the HIGHEST OF TIROL at 3,440 m – where the sky meets the earth.

Pitztal: the skiing and hiking area on the glacier

The Pitztal valley and Austria’s highest skiing area have a wide range of excursions to offer for nature lovers, relaxation seekers and adventure seekers. The hiking and skiing area near St. Leonhard in Pitztal is well connected and easy to reach. The Gletscherexpress takes you comfortably from the valley station to the alpine high mountains. Whether skiing or mountaineering and hiking – you will never get bored at the glacier in winter or summer.

Café 3440: Regional enjoyment in Austria's highest coffee house

Feel the freedom on the glacier in Pitztal, where the peaks of the three-thousand-metre peaks meet the sky – this unique mountain experience is possible for everyone! Austria’s highest café with its own confectionery, a wedding, seminar and event location and Tyrol’s highest viewing platform at 3,440 m await you at Café 3440. Innkeeper Sepp and his team look forward to your visit all year round!

Pitztal Glacier & Rifflsee: winter and summer glories

In summer, the natural hiking area around the picturesque Rifflsee is a popular destination for the whole family.In winter, the Pitztal Glacier & Rifflsee ski areas together form an extensive ski area with 68 varied kilometres of pistes. Freedom, leisure and the typical Tyrolean hospitality characterise your holiday in the Pitztal, no matter what time of year it is.

This is how you come to us in the Pitztal

In 90 minutes from Innsbruck to the Pitztal Glacier: plan your trip directly to the highest glacier in Austria and look forward to freedom, a wide view and adventure, surrounded by mighty three-thousand-metre peaks!

Destination station: Train Station Imst

How to get from Imst train station to the Pitztal

  • by public bus
  • by cab (journey takes approx. 25 minutes)
  • shuttle service from the hotel – depending on the agreement with your accomodation

Online train ticket & timetables

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