Snowshoe & Winterwalking

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Winter sports can also be enjoyed at a more leisurely pace. Hiking on snow-covered paths ranks among the most charming winter activities. Either on your own, with all the family, in guided groups or even on snowshoes - Ötztal makes a true heaven for gentle winter sports.
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Family Round Sautens-Oetz

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  • Wandern in Sautens
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Map / Family Round  Sautens-Oetz
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SAUTENS -> Beerweg -> over the bridge -> other way along the river back -> SAUTENS
easy
5.3 km
1:30 h
63 m
63 m
On the federal road towards the hamlet of Pirchhof - follow the houses until you reach a fountain - keep to the left on the asphalt road (Beerweg) to Oetz - past the recycling plant, cross Ötztaler Ache mountain river. Leaving behind also the "Nature Resort Achstüberl" you continue on Medinger Weg trail and return to Sautens - cross the wooden bridge (Sautner Steeg) leading over the Ache river.

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
800 m
Lowest point
753 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Easy hiking trail, particularly suitable for beginners. Please mind the current weather forecast at www.oetztal.com

Trail suitable for baby carriage and wheel chairs (with electric support).

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 hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Sautens (784 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.208540, 10.866939
UTM
32T 641380 5230029

Destination

Sautens

Turn-by-turn directions

On the federal road towards the hamlet of Pirchhof - follow the houses until you reach a fountain - keep to the left on the asphalt road (Beerweg) to Oetz - past the recycling plant, cross Ötztaler Ache mountain river. Leaving behind also the "Nature Resort Achstüberl" you continue on Medinger Weg trail and return to Sautens - cross the wooden bridge (Sautner Steeg) leading over the Ache river.

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

Author’s map recommendations

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

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.3 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
63 m
Descent
63 m
Loop With refreshment stops Family friendly Handicapped accessible Suitable for strollers

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