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Quaint mountain huts, superb pasturelands, bars and retail shops: Umhausen-Niederthai boasts an infinite variety of local companies and infrastructures.
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folklore, sightseeing/guided tour, excursion tips, excursion , various sights , open-air museum, monument/memorial
Ötzi Village and adventure for the whole family!
Catch a glimpse of the Stone Age and get to know more about Ötzi, the world-famous Iceman, in Umhausen's unique Archaeological Outdoor Park. Travel back in time and experience Ötzi's world how it used to be some 5000 years ago.
The whole family can take an insight into everyday life of the Neolithic Age, comprising prehistoric working and hunting tools as well as old farm animal breeds.
Dogs are allowed in the whole area.
It applies linen and muzzle! Muzzles are also available at our cash point.
Parking: Bischoffsplatz car park
Bus stop: Umhausen fire brigade (10 minutes' walk)
Taxi Scharfetter is a small family business and offers in addition to the usual taxi services also airport transfers, moving of a sick person and in summer a special hut taxi in the middle of the Ötztal valley.
Hut taxi to:
+Fundutal - Hintere Fundusalm & Frischmann hut
+Leierstal - Erlanger hut
+Gehsteigalm - Armelen hut - Vordere Tumpener Alm
tennis court, tennis
The tennis court is located by the Naturbadesee in Umhausen.
regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, Hütten
Beautiful mountain hut with traditional flair, homely wooden parlor, wood-fired stove. Excellent Tirolean meals. Wonderful high Alpine location right next to Wettersee mountain lake
- from Umhausen (1031 m) approx. 5 h via Vordere Leierstalalm (1798 m) along a new trail (landslide!)
or by taxi to the trail below Vordere Leierstalalm - approx. 2.5 h
- from Tumpen (937 m) via Gehsteigalm (200 m), approx. 5 h
or by taxi to Gehsteigalm, approx. 3 h
- from Roppen/Oberinntal (706 m) approx. 2 h to serviced Maisalm (1634 m, privately owned), then on Forchheimer trail, approx. 6 h
Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Wildgrat, Kreuzjöchlspitze, Fundusfeiler
Crossings: Ludwigsburger Hütte, Frischmannhütte, Hochzeigerhaus
- beds (8)
- mattresses (40)
- Tirolean cooking using regional ingredients
- specialty: lamb roast, ragout of wild goat
- Member of DAV campaign "Taste of the Mountains"
car park/parking garage/parking lot
The car park is free of charge and only possible for car´s.
Camping is not permitted in any of the car parks in the Öztal.
restaurant, regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, international cuisine, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine
The family-run hotel is renowned for the hospitality of managers Brigitte and Hermann Falkner.
In the restaurant as well as on the sun terrace, with splendid views of the open countryside and mountain scenery, we spoil you with tyrolean, austrian and international cuisine.
nail salon, beauty facilities, pedicure, beauty parlour
Why not reward yourself instead of the overcrowded wardrobe. Ideally with a soothing beauty treatment in Ursula Scheiber's BEAUTIQUE. Here we take care of your individual beauty head to toe and ensure that you feel completely at ease with effective and relaxing treatments
Bauernprodukte Michelas Hof
farm shop/schnapps distillery, agricultural/regional products
House sausage, cold cuts in whole pieces, Eggs; Strawberries (approx. mid June - late July); blueberries (late Aug - late Sep); currants and raspberries (June, July); currants; potatoes (variety: Planta) from September
When: on request
Where: on the farm (Östen - football field, over wooden bridge, single farm house at about 100 m on the right) + Längenfeld Farmer‘s Shop
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.
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
- whole-time warm meal
- mountain breakfast on request
- "Ötztal´s Eyrie"
- located above the legendary Engelswand rock face
Gasthof Leiter´s Hoamatl
restaurant, regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, Austrian cuisine, home cooking
In the Gasthof Leiter's Hoamatl you enjoy in the a la carte restaurant or at the beautiful sun terrace, with a wonderful view to the Oetztal Alps and the glacier world, full-day Tyrolean cuisine and homemade cakes.
Perfect also for celebrations, company- and family celebrations.