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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!

Kleinhorlachalm

regional cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar, home cooking

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

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Wanderung Horlachtal

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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Wanderung Leierstal

Jausenstation Edelweiß

regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, Austrian 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

detail T +43 5255 5229

Jausenstation Edelweiß Sommer

Jausenstation Bichl

regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian 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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Jausenstation Bichl Sommer

Vordere und Hintere Fundusalm

regional cuisine, Austrian 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

The hiking tour to the Vordere Fundusalm (1.611 m) is approx. 2 h, but the hut is closed!

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Hintere Fundusalm

Restaurant Kneipphäusl

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

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!

NEW from 07.01.2022
Every Friday "hut evening" from 6:00 p.m. with live music, stilts and ribs on reservation.

In summer: Via ferrata set rental possible.

Opening Hours:
Info
22.12.2021 - 09.01.2022
Mo: 11:00-22:00
Tu: 11:00-22:00
We: 11:00-22:00
Th: 11:00-22:00
Fr: 11:00-22:00
Sa: 11:00-22:00
Su: 11:00-22:00
10.01.2022 - 18.04.2022
Mo: -
Tu: -
We: 14:00-22:00
Th: 14:00-22:00
Fr: 14:00-22:00
Sa: 14:00-22:00
Su: 11:00-22:00

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Restaurant s´Kneipphäusl

Larstigalm

regional cuisine, Austrian 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

Opening Hours:
Info
26.12.2021 - 18.04.2022
Mo: -
Tu: 10:00-18:00
We: 10:00-18:00
Th: 10:00-18:00
Fr: 10:00-18:00
Sa: 10:00-18:00
Su: 10:00-18:00

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Larstigalm Winter

Schweinfurter Hütte

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine, Hütten

The Schweinfurter Hütte is located in the middle of the Ötztal mountains with a magnificent panorama view. The hut is very favored in summer for many mountain hiking tours and in the winter for ski mountaineering and snowshoe hiking. 

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 huts of Larstigalm, Kleinhorlachalm and Großhorlachalm and further to the Schweinfurter Hütte.
Altitude gain: 500
Duration: 2 hours (up & down 4 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible

- whole-time hot meal
tyrolean cooking, daily fresh strudel and cakes
- dorms and mattress dorm

- hiking trail suitable for baby carriages
- toboggan rental in winter € 4.00

- hut evenings and celebrations on request

Opening Hours:
Info
26.12.2021 - 09.01.2022
Mo: 09:00-18:00
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
10.02.2022 - 18.04.2022
Mo: 09:00-18:00
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

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Schweinfurter Hütte Sommer

Zwieselbach Alm

alpine dairy/snack bar

The Zwieselbachalm lies a piece behind the Schweinfurter Hut, in the middle of the Ötztal mountains. 

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 huts of Larstigalm, Kleinhorlachalm, Großhorlachalm and Schweinfurter Hütte further to the Zwieselbachalm.
Altitude gain: 513
Duration: 2,5 hours (up & down 4,5 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible

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Zwieselbach Alm

Waldcafe Stuböbele

regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar

Let yourself be pampered by tyrolean delicacy and enjoy beautiful, sunny hours on our terrace or cozy get-together in our restaurant.

Hiking path:

Parking: parking lot Bischoffsplatz Umhausen
From there you hike along the hiking trail, past the Ötzi Village and Birds of Prey Park, approx. 30 minutes to the Waldcafé Stuböbele. Further to the Stuiben Falls - Tirol´s biggest Waterfall and via ferrata Stuibenfall
Altitude gain: 100
Return: same route or hiking trail "Steppsteig" - village/center - parking lot Bischoffsplatz

- playground with a small water park 

- hut evenings and celebrations on request
- groups from 10 person on request

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Stuböbele

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