Alpine Pastures & Mountain Huts

Great hiking enjoyment

Splendid walking and hiking amid Ötztal's clear mountain air makes both hungry and thirsty. Mountain fans can choose from myriad snack stations, mountain inns and quaint huts where mouth-watering Tirolean delights are served during or after an adventurous hike. Genuine Alpine hospitality in a quaint atmosphere add to a memorable day. Hello and "Griaß enk" to the Ötztal Alps!

Larstigalm

Austrian cuisine , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

The Larstigalm lies at an altitude of 1.777 meters, surrounded by lash green meadows and the Ötztal mountains. On the sun terrace and in the old dining room you will be spoiled with austrian and tyrolean specialities. A unforgettable experience for families.   

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the information office)
From there you walk along the right shores of Horlachbach river on a moderately ascending forest trail towards the Larstigalm.
Alternative from the parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai or the hiking trail back from the Larstigalm to Niederthai: "Bergmahder trail (sunny trail) or Grastal trail"
Altitude gain: 232
Duration: 1 hour (up and down 2 hours)
Return: same route, Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail


whole-time hot meal
dumpling specialities
own farm produce
daily fresh milk
playground and petting zoo
hiking trail suitable for baby carriages 
toboggan rental in winter € 3.00
groups on request

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Jausenstation Edelweiß

Austrian cuisine , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

In the guest room or on the sun terrace, with a wonderful view of the Ötztaler mountain, you will be spoiled with a bourgeois cuisine, snacks and refreshing drinks, as well as products from your own agriculture.

To the Jausenstation:


for families easily accessible by car
hiking tour to the Wurzbergalm, Duration: approx. 1 hour
starting point from many hiking and mountain trails
Open year round, no closing day



whole-time hot meal
traditional cooking, snacks and refresh-ments
mountain breakfast
products from own farming
fresh trout
15 Betten

Opening Hours:
Info
21.05.2020 - 29.08.2021
Mo: -
Tu: 09:00-18:00
We: 09:00-18:00
Th: 09:00-18:00
Fr: 09:00-18:00
Sa: 09:00-18:00
Su: 09:00-18:00
Today: 09:00 - 18:00

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Frischmannhütte

Hütten , Austrian cuisine , regional cuisine

The Frischmann Hut lies at an altitude of 2.192 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains and near the mountain "Fundusfeiler". She is a favored alpine and mountain hut. 

Hiking paths:


from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Hintere Fundusalm and further to the Frischmann Hut - approx. 3,5 h                           or by taxi to Hintere Fundusalm, approx. 30 minutes or
from Köfels (1.401 m) to the Köfler Scharte and through the "Köfler Jochwaal" to the Frischmann Hut, approx. 4 h

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Fundusfeiler, Felderjöchl, Blockkogel
Crossings: Erlanger Hütte

beds (14)mattresses (32)
traditional Tyrolean and Ötztaler cuisine

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Reich Alm

alpine dairy/snack bar

The Reich Alm lies at an altitude of 1.962 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains.

Hiking paths:


from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Jausenstation Farst and than to Reich Alm  
or by taxi to Jausenstation Farst and by foot to Reich Alm

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Hohe Warte, Hochreichkopf


The Reich Alm is closed!

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Restaurant Kneipphäusl

restaurant , Austrian cuisine , home cooking , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

The Kneipphäusl at the Bishop Square in Umhausen is an ideal destination in the Ötztal, whether as a walker or just passing through on the Timmelsjoch to or from South Tyrol. Well worth a visit in the quaint, cozy room, lovingly constructed from a 200 year old farm barn in Tyrolean style.

The kitchen offers Tyrolean fare, Ötztal delicacies, fresh - homemade apple strudel, ice cream, and much more.
As a special highlight of fresh pork knuckles are available from the grill!

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Jausenstation Farst

alpine dairy/snack bar

Located above the legendary Engelswand rock face, is one of Ötztal´s oldest settlements. A fantastic panoramic view and hearty hospitality at the mountain inn expected you. 

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Mure Umhausen
From there you hike through the meadow to the mountain´s foothill und further winding trail up to Ötztal´s Eyrie. 
Duration: approx. 1.5 hour
Altitude gain: 450
Return: same route 

Open year round
Closed on Tueasday (year round)


whole-time warm meal
mountain breakfast on request
"Ötztal´s Eyrie"
located above the legendary Engelswand rock face

Opening Hours:
Info
25.05.2020 - 31.01.2021
Mo: 09:00-18:00
Tu: -
We: 09:00-18:00
Th: 09:00-18:00
Fr: 09:00-18:00
Sa: 09:00-18:00
Su: 09:00-18:00
Today: 09:00 - 18:00

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Vordere und Hintere Fundusalm

Austrian cuisine , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

The Hintere Fundusalm lies at an altitude of 1.964 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains and near the mountain "Fundusfeiler".

Hiking paths:


from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Hintere Fundusalm approx. 3 h                                                                              or by taxi to Hintere Fundusalm
from Köfels (1.401 m) to the Köfler Scharte and through the "Köfler Jochwaal" to the Frischmann Hut and further to the Huntere Fundusalm, approx. 4,5 h

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Fundusfeiler, Felderjöchl, Blockkogel
Crossings: Erlanger Hütte


traditional Tyrolean and Ötztaler cuisine
sale from butter, butter milk, milk, cheese and more at the hut
The hiking tour to the Vordere Fundusalm (1.611 m) is approx. 2 h, but the hut is closed!

detail T +43 (0) 676 3353 044

Vordere Leierstalalm

alpine dairy/snack bar

The Vordere Leierstalalm lies at an altitude of 1.798 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains.

Hiking paths:
from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Vorderer Leierstalalm approx. 3 h                                                                                                                      or by taxi to Vordere Leierstalalm

Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858

Peak Tours: Erlanger Hütte, Wildgrat

only drinks

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Jausenstation Bichl

Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

What is good for the soul, should also find a fine spot in the stomach. Finally, the taste wines should be rewarded.
 
At the Bichl is natural food from the region's everyday life. The ingredients and taste harmonize perfectly. So you can enjoy all the dishes in one of the guest romms or on the sun terrace with a wonderful view of the Ötztaler mountains.

To the Jausenstation:


for families easily accessible by car
short walk from the Niederthai village center
Direct footpath/fixed ropes course via Stuibenfall to Bichl. Trailhead for several walks and hikes (Narrenkogel peak, etc.), nice and safe ascent route in all weathers

hot meals
snacks and refreshing drinks
Family apartments, indoor pool and sauna

The Hut: Unique specialties are served here at the Bichl – homemade bread, herb salt, soup spices, herb tea and fresh marmalade prepared by Andrea with much love to the detail, add to a marvelous culinary experience. Breakfast is the undisputed highlight. Enjoy your meal either on the sun-flooded panorama terrace or in the cozy parlors. Quality-sealed hiking partner by "AMA Gastrosiegel".

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Kleinhorlachalm

regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar

The Kleinhorlachalm lies below the Schweinfurter Hütte in the middle of the Ötztal mountains. Magnificent panorama view, treat and nature. 

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the Information office)
Start the hike at parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai. Follow the forest trail along Horlach Brook into Horlachtal, past the mountain hut of Larstigalm and further to the Kleinhorlachalm.
Altitude gain: 370
Duration: 1,5 hours (up & down 3 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible




whole-time hot meal
Ötztaler specialities
cozy and small hut
hiking trail suitable for baby carriages

detail T +43 664 7504 2169

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