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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Snow Beach Tiefenbach
Austrian cuisine , après ski , Ski huts , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , international cuisine , SS/self-service
Bistro / bar with sun terrace:
Our Snow Beach on Tiefenbach Glacier is the perfect addition to our self-service restaurant. Cool drinks and delicious food in a cozy atmosphere are waiting for you. Take a seat on our sun terrace and enjoy your vacation in the midst of the breathtaking Ötztal mountains. Whether you want to sunbathe comfortably in a deck chair or make yourself comfortable in our rustic interior – we look forward to welcome you in our restaurant. Summer or winter - the „Gletscher Arena Sölden“ is always worth a visit. In summer you can also reach the Gletscher Arena Sölden by car or public bus. In winter, of course, via the ski area and the Sölden cable cars.
For more information about the entire Gletscher Arena Sölden, visit our homepage: www.oetztalergletscher.com
alpine dairy/snack bar
Located above the legendary Engelswand rock face, is one of Ötztal´s oldest settlements. A fantastic panoramic view and hearty hospitality at the mountain inn expected you.
Parking: parking lot Mure Umhausen
From there you hike through the meadow to the mountain´s foothill und further winding trail up to Ötztal´s Eyrie.
Duration: approx. 1.5 hour
Altitude gain: 450
Return: same route
whole-time warm meal
mountain breakfast on request
located above the legendary Engelswand rock face
Vordere und Hintere Fundusalm
Austrian cuisine , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
The Hintere Fundusalm lies at an altitude of 1.964 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains and near the mountain "Fundusfeiler".
from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Hintere Fundusalm approx. 3 h or by taxi to Hintere Fundusalm
from Köfels (1.401 m) to the Köfler Scharte and through the "Köfler Jochwaal" to the Frischmann Hut and further to the Huntere Fundusalm, approx. 4,5 h
Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Fundusfeiler, Felderjöchl, Blockkogel
Crossings: Erlanger Hütte
traditional Tyrolean and Ötztaler cuisine
sale from butter, butter milk, milk, cheese and more at the hut
The hiking tour to the Vordere Fundusalm (1.611 m) is approx. 2 h, but the hut is closed!
Kristall Bar Hochoetz
live music/concerts , après ski , Ski huts , regional cuisine , bar/pub/lounge , international cuisine , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
Unlimited panoramic views, modern coziness and regional delights: The new Kristall Bar covers an entire floor, towering on a separate terrace high above the Hochoetz Panorama Restaurant.
High-quality, old rustic wood in combination with modern materials provides the restaurant with table service, gallery and adjacent lounge area a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Perfectly protected from the wind and yet "open-air": Both the roof and the window parts of Kristall Bar can be opened on one side in warm temperatures. Additional seats outside invite you to enjoy sunbathing with a view. The varied menu enchants hungry guests with local delicacies, ranging from classic soup bowls to beef tartare or hearty Tirolean bacon snacks.
Tiefenbach Gletscher Restaurant
Austrian cuisine , après ski , Ski huts , regional cuisine , international cuisine , SS/self-service
Our Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant is the glacier meeting point at 2,796 m. The self-service restaurant is located at the valley station of the 8EUB Tiefenbach.
Be our guest and let yourself be spoiled. Whether for sunbathing on our spacious sun terrace, for eating and drinking in one of our cozy lounges or just to enjoy the view…. Visit our glacier restaurant with a fantastic view of the surrounding three-thousand-meter peaks of the Ötztaler Alps.
Our self-service restaurant impresses with quality, friendliness and speed in equal measure. With traditional Tyrolean cuisine, pasta, pizza, homemade specialties, delicious soups, a vitamin corner and not to forget, of course, Tyrolean pastries - our Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant offers you everything your heart desires. Our kitchen team only uses the best quality regional products. The cozy lounges invite you to relax and linger and our wide-view restaurant impresses with its breathtaking view of the surrounding Ötztaler Mountains. The Sölden Glacier Arena is worth a visit in both summer and winter. We look forward to seeing you!
What does the Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant offers
* 2 large sun decks
* Glacier bar with OPEN ROOF
* Daily bar
* Salad bar and freshness corner, traditional home-made dishes
* large selection of homemade cakes and strudels
* Sportshop Riml (ski rental with exchange option, depot & accessories)
* Seminars and events are possible upon request.
How do I get to the Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant
* Located at the foot of the Tiefenbach Glacier / slopes 36,38,39 and 40
* Accessible via the glacier road until winter skiing starts (glacier bus or car)
* Via the ski area - 8EUB Gletscherexpress / GOLDEN GATE to the glacier
(this is the name of the connection between winter ski area & glacier)
* Our restaurant is located right next to the Tiefenbach Glacier Restaurant
Snow Beach Tiefenbach: Bistro and après-ski bar +43 (0) 5254 501-516
Austrian cuisine , home cooking , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
Cozy hut without electricity with a sunbathing terrace and miraculous panoramic look. On request also suitable for self-catering.
The whole day warm kitchen with Tyroleanl specialities, products from own farming!
ALMZEIT focus: Almenraum - the rustic hut is the perfect starting point to climb up the Söldenkogl
Summer: open from mid June to end of September
Closed on Wednesday
Hiking: Sölden - Rechenau - Kleblealm; Sölden - Stallwiesalm - Kleblealm; Sölden - Granbichl - Kleblealm, altitude gain: 700m, length: 6 km, time: 2 h
with the bike from Freizeit Arena Sölden, length: 6 km, time: 1 1/4 h; altitude gain: 700 m; gradient: 14%
Crossings: Fiegls Gast haus, Lochle Alm, Stallwiesalm
Hikes: Söldenkogl, time: 2.5 h; Laubkarsee, time: 2 h; Hochstubaihütte, time: 3.5 h
restaurant , home cooking , après ski , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , bar/pub/lounge
traditional location directly opposite of the valley-station of the Ochsengartenbahn, big sun deck to take a rest during or after the skiing-day also in the summertime after a hiking tour
Austrian cuisine , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
In the guest room or on the sun terrace, with a wonderful view of the Ötztaler mountain, you will be spoiled with a bourgeois cuisine, snacks and refreshing drinks, as well as products from your own agriculture.
To the Jausenstation:
for families easily accessible by car
hiking tour to the Wurzbergalm, Duration: approx. 1 hour
starting point from many hiking and mountain trails
Open year round, no closing day
whole-time hot meal
traditional cooking, snacks and refresh-ments
products from own farming
Hütten , Austrian cuisine , home cooking , après ski , Ski huts , regional cuisine
Acherkogelbahn lift to Hochoetz from the top station the trail climbs to the hut:
Dauer: 20 mins
Alternatively: Bus Oetz - Ochsen garten, on along a steep trail via Balbach Alm and Kühtaile Alm to the hut, Timer: 2 h
Summer: mid June - beginning of October
The registered German Alpine Club (Bielefeld Section) offers rest,
comfort and a feast of food at its hut at the foot of the Acherkogel
(3,008 m.). A visit to the Bielefeld Hut is a "must" for every walker.
There are magnificent views of the Tyrolean mountains, easy to reach
within half an hour from the upper station.
Winter: Christmas - Easter
beds (34), mattresses (27)
Enjoy the large sun terrace offering fantastic views of the Stubai, Ötztal and Lechtal Alps. A great selection of walks with many variations.
Rossköpfe 2,398 m - Wetter kreuz 2,591 m - Windegg 2,644 m - Acherkogel 3,008 m
alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
The hut is located at an altitude of 1575 m in a particularly quiet location. The Wurzbergalm has been in family ownership since its construction in 1959 - the friendly, family-like flair can be felt immediately when you stop by.
Passionate hikers of all ages immediately feel like home. Allow yourself to be pampered on the Wurzbergalm in accordance with all the rules of genuine Tyrolean hospitality, with the diverse products from their own farm or from our beautiful region.
Unterried-Winklen: along forest road, then left on the footpath or via Ziegen-Peter path to the hut, time: 1.5 h
Köfels: along untrafficked forest road, past the meadows of Köfels (quite steep after the gate), time: 50 min