Easy hiking trail, particularly suitable for beginners. Please mind the current weather forecast at www.oetztal.com
It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.
Located right at the top station of Acherkogel cable car. The restaurant is the perfect starting point for leisurely family walks within the scenic pasturelands of Hochoetz.
Nearby is the WIDIVERSUM, a big playground for kids!
Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at
Oetz is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps
The following parking facilities are available in Oetz / Piburg:
Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
Parking lot Raftingeinsteinstelle (at the end of Oetz on the right side) - free, but limited parking (alternatively Acherkogelbahn 150 m), camping prohibited
Oetz parking area (subject to a charge)
Parking at night during several days' tours: Central parking place Oetz, The ticket is available at the information office Oetz.