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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Hiking Trail

Drei-Kirchen-Blick

Hiking Trail · Sautens
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SAUTENS -> church -> Dreikirchenblick -> magic forest -> SAUTENS
easy
2.5 km
1:00 h
94 m
94 m
Take the rising trail from the parish church towards the edge of the forest. Keep towards the left at the bench, continue towards the forest edge until you reach the "Drei-Kirchen-Blick" vantage point (three churches). If you walk further you will get to the scenic forest playground.

Author’s recommendation

Enjoy the great vie on the churches of Sautens, Oetz and Oetzerau

Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
800 m
Lowest point
816 m
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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 (815 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.206904, 10.862242
UTM
32T 641028 5229839

Destination

Sautens

Turn-by-turn directions

Take the rising trail from the parish church towards the edge of the forest. Keep towards the left at the bench, continue towards the forest edge until you reach the "Drei-Kirchen-Blick" vantage point (three churches). If you walk further you will get to the scenic forest playground.

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 - 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
2.5 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
94 m
Descent
94 m
In and out Loop Family friendly Handicapped accessible Suitable for strollers

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