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Lake Pillersee

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easy
4.3 km
1:30 h
86 m
235 m
From the Festkogl mountain gondola across Ferwallbrücke bridge on a slightly descending trail past Alpine rose fields to the hamlet of Königsrain. Cross the road shortly before you reach the hamlet and take the path leading down to the Ötztaler Ache mountain brook, Königsbach brooklet and the old mill. Cross the federal road on the climbing trail to the right, proceed to the old farmhouse opposite. A shady trail without much change in elevation travels, on the right side of the valley, above the hamlet of Angern and Pill to romantic lake Pillersee.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1800 m
Lowest point
1785 m

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1936 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870741, 11.028991
UTM
32T 654624 5192798

Destination

Pillerlake

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Festkogl mountain gondola across Ferwallbrücke bridge on a slightly descending trail past Alpine rose fields to the hamlet of Königsrain. Cross the road shortly before you reach the hamlet and take the path leading down to the Ötztaler Ache mountain brook, Königsbach brooklet and the old mill. Cross the federal road on the climbing trail to the right, proceed to the old farmhouse opposite. A shady trail without much change in elevation travels, on the right side of the valley, above the hamlet of Angern and Pill to romantic lake Pillersee.

 

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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

Obergurgl 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

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking)

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Zirbenalm
  • Lake Nedersee
  • Beilstein - Ramolweg
  • Festkogl
  • Glacier Flea Hiking Day
  • Piccard Brücke Rundwanderung
  • Hohe Mut Alm
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.3 km
Duration
1:30h
Ascent
86 m
Descent
235 m

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