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Thematic Trail recommended route

Trail of senses Hochoetz

Thematic Trail · Oetz
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  • Station 3 Besinnungsweg
    Station 3 Besinnungsweg
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus Büro Oetz, Ötztal
PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ -> Bielefelder Hütte -> Alte Bielefelder Hütte -> Achergergalm -> PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ
Distance 6.2 km
2:30 h
407 m
407 m
2,278 m
1,888 m
From the Hochoetz top station via Bielefelder Hütte to the "old Bielefelder Hütte" (decayed), on the beautiful descending trail to Acherbergalm (1893 m) and back to the top station. 

Author’s recommendation

The pupils from the local middle school created the markers along this trek.
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Ötztal Tourismus Büro Oetz
Update: April 26, 2023
Highest point
2,278 m
Lowest point
1,888 m
Best time of year

Track types

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Rest stops

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
Bielefelder Hütte
Acherberg Alm

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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


Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2,015 m)
47.212067, 10.932055
47°12'43.4"N 10°55'55.4"E
32T 646301 5230541


Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Hochoetz top station via Bielefelder Hütte to the "old Bielefelder Hütte" (decayed), on the beautiful descending trail to Acherbergalm (1893 m) and back to the top station.

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


By road

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps


The following parking facilities are available:
  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking next to the river (at the end of Oetz on the right hand side) – free of charge, but limited parking; camping prohibited
  • Parking Oetz town center- parking fee
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Parking Oetz town center, the ticket is available at the tourist office Oetz. 



    Parking at the Ochsengartencable car station. free parking, camping prohibited 



47.212067, 10.932055
47°12'43.4"N 10°55'55.4"E
32T 646301 5230541
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #043 | Ötztaler Alpen Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000


Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

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6.2 km
2:30 h
407 m
407 m
Highest point
2,278 m
Lowest point
1,888 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Family-friendly Cableway ascent/descent


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