Mountain Gastronomy in Ötztal
Pure hut feeling
Encircled by mountain peaks, snow in abundance plus a quaint mountain hut right in the middle of the scenery. Be it Alpine skiing, snowshoeing or tobogganing, a rest stop is an absolute must. Choose from mouthwatering Tirolean specialties and enjoy your break all the more. Find all important details about Ötztal's mountain gastronomy here:
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Restaurant ice Q
vegetarian cuisine , rated gourmet restaurant , Glutenfreie Küche , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
& Alpine Cuisine at 3,048 m
Excellent choice of dishes prepared only with premium quality products typical
for the Alpine art of cooking
Finest wines from Austria and international top wines
The world's one and only 3-country wine "PINO 3000"
Austria's highest toque-awarded restaurant (1 Toque & 14 Points by Gault
Filming location of the last James Bond movie "Spectre"
Please reserve your table in advance, T +43 (0) 664 96 09 368
ice Q Wine & Tapas Lounge
Exclusive 3-course tapas menu
Incredible selection of wines by the glass and the most renowned champagnes
Large sunbathing terrace
regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
The Kleinhorlachalm lies below the Schweinfurter Hütte in the middle of the Ötztal mountains. Magnificent panorama view, treat and nature.
Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the Information office)
Start the hike at parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai. Follow the forest trail along Horlach Brook into Horlachtal, past the mountain hut of Larstigalm and further to the Kleinhorlachalm.
Altitude gain: 370
Duration: 1,5 hours (up & down 3 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible
whole-time hot meal
cozy and small hut
hiking trail suitable for baby carriages
alpine dairy/snack bar
The Vordere Leierstalalm lies at an altitude of 1.798 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains.
from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Vorderer Leierstalalm approx. 3 h or by taxi to Vordere Leierstalalm
Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Erlanger Hütte, Wildgrat
alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
The Sulztalalm is located at an altitude of 1,915 m. From the parking lot Gries the path leads first through meadows to the "Vögelasbrücke". Continue the path to Sultalalm at a slight hikingtrail trough the forest. (Approx. 1 h walking time)
After a refreshment with good homemade meals you can continue the hike to Ambergerhütte. (1,5 h walking time)
tobbogan rental in winter: € 3,00
Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
What is good for the soul, should also find a fine spot in the stomach. Finally, the taste wines should be rewarded.
At the Bichl is natural food from the region's everyday life. The ingredients and taste harmonize perfectly. So you can enjoy all the dishes in one of the guest romms or on the sun terrace with a wonderful view of the Ötztaler mountains.
To the Jausenstation:
for families easily accessible by car
short walk from the Niederthai village center
Direct footpath/fixed ropes course via Stuibenfall to Bichl. Trailhead for several walks and hikes (Narrenkogel peak, etc.), nice and safe ascent route in all weathers
snacks and refreshing drinks
Family apartments, indoor pool and sauna
The Hut: Unique specialties are served here at the Bichl – homemade bread, herb salt, soup spices, herb tea and fresh marmalade prepared by Andrea with much love to the detail, add to a marvelous culinary experience. Breakfast is the undisputed highlight. Enjoy your meal either on the sun-flooded panorama terrace or in the cozy parlors. Quality-sealed hiking partner by "AMA Gastrosiegel".
InfoToday: 11:00 - 18:00
Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , home cooking , Glutenfreie Küche , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
Very rustic with plenty of old wood, Kneipp facilities, coach parties welcome, hut nights. 130 indoor seats and 200 terrace seats. Bikers welcome!
Wide range of dishes
Large sun terrace right on the Wildbach river
“Hühnersteign - Wasserzeit” Kneipp facilities: treading water and arm baths, fun-filled and varied water games for children. Hut evenings for up to 150 people can be organised. Winter footpath to the hut.
The hut is located on the glacier road and is easily accessible by car, motorbike and bus - in all weathers
Footpath from the Gaislachkogl middle station approx. 45 mins
or from Hochsölden via the Panoramaweg trail approx. 45 mins
Summer: open from start of July to end of September
Winter: open from start of October to end of April
from 10.00 to 18.00
open every day!
Hütten , Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , home cooking , Glutenfreie Küche , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine
Easy to access on foot from Acherkogelbahn top station or Ochsengarten gondola, suitable for prams:
Time: approx. 15 min
From the top station to WIDIVERSUM Family Adventure Land, then towards „Rotes Wandl“ vantage point and Kühtaile Alm:
Time: approx. 30 min
Time: approx. 1.5 h
Summer: June - mid October
An ideal spot to enjoy Tyrolean delicacies in rustic surroundings! Take a
seat on our sun terrace, relax and look at the magnificent view and let
your excitement-filled day of walking draw comfortably to a close!
Winter: Christmas - Easter
Apartment for up to 20 persons
House for up to 15 persons
New Kühtaile Alm: relax on the sun terrace or the panorama wintergarden, enjoy the wonderful views and fine Tirolean specialties! Summer: trampoline and playground for children at the hut. Overnight stay for 20 persons in a holiday apartment.
Old Kühtaile Alm: quaint and completely renovated self-catering mountain hut ideal for groups up to 15 people. Superb location amid the Hochoetz ski and hiking area!
Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , home cooking , Glutenfreie Küche , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
Comfortable hut, huge sunbathing climbing aces with a marvelous panorama look to the glacier.
Comfortably attainable with the car across the glacier street or from Hochsölden walking tour in 45 minutes.
Hiking tip: by bus to Hochsölden 2.100 m high alpine hike above the forest boundary to the Rettenbach Alm.
Austrian cuisine , Ski huts , regional cuisine , international cuisine , SS/self-service
- In picturesque location on the way to the glacier
- Large sunbathing terrace with relaxation area
- Breathtaking view of Rettenbach glacier
- Great selection of specialties in the self-service restaurant
- Fresh products, yogurt, fresh fruit
- Salad bar with a fine selection of delights
- Sweets, cakes, strudel, sliced pancake...
- Day bar with coffee specialties