The idyllic Umhausen, situated at an altitude of 1036 metres, is the oldest village of the Ötztal and is known for its impressive waterfall – the largest in Austria. Umhausen has a comfortable and cosy atmosphere and there is a small ski area which is well-suitable for beginners and children (Niederthai, 4 km of pistes). For more pistes and excitement you can visit the ski area Oetz-Hochoets (43 km of pistes) at ca. 6 km from the village, or go to Sölden (150 km of pistes) at ca. 20 km. Both areas are accessible by ski bus.
Umhausen offers peace and quiet and an enchanting landscape during hikes or cross-country tours. There are over 30 km of trails available, one snow-certain trail is found at an altitude of 1550 metres.
Furthermore, in the village the cultural Ötzi-dorf is situated, an archaeological park where the life circumstances of the pre-historic people is exhibited.