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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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Lake Ambergersee

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  • Brandsee
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  • Sonnenuntergang am Brandsee
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SATTELE -> AMBERGER SEE
moderate
8.7 km
4:00 h
351 m
351 m
You start at the parking place "Sattele". From there follow the hiking path through the forest to the lake Ambergersee. Enjoy the nice view from the lake to the mountain Acherkogel, which reflects in the lake. 

To come back to Sattele you first walk on the wide forest road to the asphalt road and back up to Sattele.

 

Author’s recommendation

A visit at this lake is a local insider tip! Enjoy the silence there!

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1690 m
Lowest point
1461 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

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

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

Sattele above Ochsengarten (1689 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.231204, 10.927765
UTM
32T 645924 5232660

Destination

Sattele above Ochsengarten

Turn-by-turn directions

You start at the parking place "Sattele". From there follow the hiking path through the forest to the lake Ambergersee. Enjoy the nice view from the lake to the mountain Acherkogel, which reflects in the lake. 

To come back to Sattele you first walk on the wide forest road to the asphalt road and back up to Sattele.

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

Ochsengarten 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 Ochsengarten:
  • above Ochsengarten - paid parking at the Sattele 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.7 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
351 m
Descent
351 m
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