Ideas for a complete tour book

A family-friendly Alpine pasture inn or a tour amid high Alpine terrain including a glacier crossing, an instructive theme walking route or a multi-day mountain hike at high altitude: The following list comprises the complete range of hiking tours in Ötztal at a glance. Find out more about suitable tours including directions, walking times, how to get there and up-to-date information.

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Vent - Similaun - Ötzi-Fundstelle

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Map / Vent - Similaun - Ötzi-Fundstelle
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moderate
14.9 km
6:00 h
1397 m
52 m
Climb up via the Martin Busch Hütte towards Similaunhütte and continue further towards the site where Ötzi, (the Similaun Man), was found, overnight stay at the Similaunhütte

Walking times: Vent-Similaunhütte approx. 4 ½ hours, Similaun Hütte - finding site approx. 1 hour

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3224 m
Lowest point
1882 m

Equipment

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

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Vent (1888 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.863330, 10.917000
UTM
32T 646110 5191760

Destination

Similaunhütte

Turn-by-turn directions

Climb up via the Martin Busch Hütte towards Similaunhütte and continue further towards the site where Ötzi, (the Similaun Man), was found, overnight stay at the Similaunhütte

Walking times: Vent-Similaunhütte approx. 4 ½ hours, Similaun Hütte - finding site approx. 1 hour

 

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

Vent is located in the West of Austria, more exactly in the province of TIROL. It is a south-facing side valley of the Inntal – the ÖTZTAL. Plan the quickest and easiest travel route from your home town to the Ötztal valley online with the Route Planner:

https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

Available parking in Vent:

In front of the village and at the valley station of the chairlift - chargeable

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Hörndle
  • Feldkögele
  • Lake Brizzisee
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
1397 m
Descent
52 m

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