Your Route over
The drive over the Timmelsjoch is in itself an experience. The many attractions and breathtaking views are in any case another reason to choose this High Alpine Road as a route over the Alps.
You leave the motorway at the Ötztal turnoff. After a few hundred metres you come to a roundabout and already boredom is in the past tense when you find
Aqua Dome & Village Museum
Slowly approaching the Timmelsjoch Pass and the High Alpine Road becomes more of an adventure road. On your journey towards Hochgurgl/Obergurgl, you will pass by the small village of Zwieselstein and from here on the road is only uphill. Now follow the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road until you pass the lower station of the Hochgurglbahn. After a few hundred metres you will come to a junction. To the right, the road leads to Obergurgl, take the left road and follow the High Alpine Road to...
Top Mountain Crosspoint
Top Mountain Crosspoint, is being created, a modern, multifunctional building in an area of 6,060m². Here you will find a first class restaurant with a beautiful panoramic terrace which offers views of the ski area Hochgurgl/Obergurgl and the Ötztaler Alps. Even Europe’s highest motorcycle museum has found room here. In an area of 2,600m² this museum has made an impression not only on motorcycle fans, with over 230 classic motorcycles from more than 100 manufacturers. Further on, you will find in Top Mountain Crosspoint the lower station of the Kirchenkarbahn, as well as the Timmelsjoch toll station.
Border with Italy & Pass Museum
The 3rd station, the “Pass Museum”, is located on the pass. Learn here all about the Timmelsjoch and the High Alpine Road. A special feature – apart from the exceptional architecture – is that the museum dominates like a foundling across the borders of North and South Tyrol.