Snowshoe & Winter Hiking

Winter Hiking
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Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

Endless paths lead across snow-covered meadows and forests. Crunching snow under your feet. Glittering snow crystals accompany you along the trail. Freedom for body and mind. More than 50 km of cleared winter walking trails are waiting for passionate nature fans. Romantic snowshoe hiking creates memories which will stay with you forever. Picture-book winter landscapes in the surroundings of Umhausen-Niederthai. Improve your fitness on wonderful snowshoe walks and enjoy unspoilt nature at the same time.

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WIDI'S Magicwood - Sautens

Winter Hiking · Sautens
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Map / WIDI'S Magicwood - Sautens
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SAUTENS -> school -> view point Dreikirchenblick -> magic forest -> tobbogan run -> SAUTENS
easy
2.4 km
1:00 h
93 m
84 m
Starting point is at the primary school  in Sautens (above the church). From there, you walk uphill along a forest path to the next stop. You'll meet many animals such as the bee, the butterfly, the ant and many more. After the path over the meadows we continue into the forest, where Widi meets more animals and experiences all sorts of things. In the end, when your parents are a bit tired, you can let off steam at the forest playground, collect stones, leaves, cones and more and build a beautiful picture, a figure, so that the animals of the forest a memory of you to have. The path to the playground leads down and back to the starting point, the primary school.

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
909 m
816 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 Ötztal Tourismus T +43 5 72 00 500 info@oetztal.com

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

Sautens (816 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.206828, 10.862292
UTM
32T 641032 5229830

Destination

Sautens

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point is at the primary school  in Sautens (above the church). From there, you walk uphill along a forest path to the next stop. You'll meet many animals such as the bee, the butterfly, the ant and many more. After the path over the meadows we continue into the forest, where Widi meets more animals and experiences all sorts of things. In the end, when your parents are a bit tired, you can let off steam at the forest playground, collect stones, leaves, cones and more and build a beautiful picture, a figure, so that the animals of the forest a memory of you to have. The path to the playground leads down and back to the starting point, the primary school.

Public transport

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

Getting there

Sautens 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

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Sautens:
  • directly in front of the town hall - for free of charge
  • right after the big bridge right on the big gravel parking lot - for free
  • at the sports field / cross chapel / experience Kalkofen as - for free
  • in front of the elementary school / kindergarten, Kirchblickweg - for free
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Sautens im Winter
    Drei-Kirchenblick-Runde
  • Rundweg Sautens
    Roundway Sautens
  • Medinger Way Round Sautens - Ötz - Sautens
  • Sautens Forchet
  • Andreas-Hofer-Way: Oetz- Wellerbrücke- Habichen/Lake Piburger See
  • Elsinger Weg - Habichen
  • Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
93 m
Descent
84 m
Loop Scenic Family friendly Suitable for strollers

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