Zwieselstein, 1.472 m

The small, secluded village south of Sölden

This lovely little village can be found approx. 3 km south of Sölden, embedded in the foothills of mighty Nederkogl peak. Here you also find the turn-off points to Vent and Obergurgl. The giant Sölden hiking area and its mountain lifts are only a stone's throw away. Obergurgl and Hochgurgl are also within easy reach. Zwieselstein still has preserved authentic buildings and wooden houses of long past times.

HIKING

Zwieselstein is starting point for numerous routes. One-day hikes to huts or shorter trails to small huts that spoil guests with traditional dishes - this small village offers the perfect route for everyone.

Mountain bike

Zwieselstein is perfect for getting off the saddle, taking a deep breath and recharging. A break in this small village is an insiders' tip. Recharge for the second leg of your trip. A summary of the extensive offers is available at the new Kompass Mountain Bike Guide Ötztal. Altogether there are 687km and 28 officially open routes to choose from.

WORTH SEEING

  • The subsidiary church of Zwieselstein dating back to 1747 Zwieselstein was first mentioned in the buying deed of Meinhard II of Tyrol. Since 1627 Zwieselstein is part of the Sölden parish. The subsidiary church was built between 1747 and 1749.
  • Wood carvers
    On a walk through the small village in the Ötztal valley you can discover some creative wood carvers.