PITZTAL GLACIER & RIFFLSEE - YOUR ALPINE OUTDOOR SPACE

When it gets hot in the cities, the mountain summer at the Pitztal Glacier & Rifflsee invites you: yoga, guided mountain tours in the eternal ice, Europe’s highest raft trip and culinary delights at the highest point in Tyrol.

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

Skiing and hiking, experience and enjoy: 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 skiing area awaits you on the HIGHEST OF TIROL at 3,440 m – where the sky meets the earth.

Your highlights in the Pitztal Glacier Ski Area

  • Ski operation from September to May
  • 2 ski areas – 1 ski area: Pitztal Glacier & Rifflsee
  • wide natural snow slopes and glacier panorama
  • no queuing at the lifts
  • X Park Pitztal: ski touring park, cross-country centre in autumn & fun park with Waveline, Family-Cross and Speed-Check
  • free WLAN in all mountain restaurants
  • Austria’s highest vantage point – Café 3440 open all year round
  • Natural Jewel Rifflsee – Tyrol’s most beautiful mountain lake

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

X Park Pitztal

The X Park on the Pitztal Glacier offers more than just alpine skiing from 2,700 to 3,440 metres: Cross-country ski centre, ski touring park, fun park, speed check, ibeX slope, freeride as well as ski and snowboard cross for training teams.

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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