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Oetz - Lake Piburger See - Oetz

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • / Wanderung zum Piburgersee
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  • / Piburger See
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  • / Badespaß am Piburger See
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  • / Rundwanderung
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  • / Wellerbrücke
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OETZ -> Piburger See -> Wellerbrücke -> OETZ
easy
7 km
2:30 h
465 m
465 m
Walk from the village center of Oetz next to the river to "Brandach-bridge"/Rafting entrance. Cross the bridge and follow the trail first over the fields and the through the forest up to the lake Piburger See. Walk around the lake. On your way back, you take the forest road and the Weller-bridge to come back to Oetz. 

Author’s recommendation

Der Piburger see ist mit bis zu 24° der wärmste Naturbadesee Tirols. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
959 m
Lowest point
776 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

restaurant at Lake Piburger See
Gasthaus Seehäusl am Piburger See

Safety information

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

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Oetz (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202675, 10.897470
DMS
47°12'09.6"N 10°53'50.9"E
UTM
32T 643707 5229433
w3w 
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Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Walk from the village center of Oetz next to the river to "Brandach-bridge"/Rafting entrance. Cross the bridge and follow the trail first over the fields and the through the forest up to the lake Piburger See. Walk around the lake. On your way back, you take the forest road and the Weller-bridge to come back to Oetz. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available:

 

  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking next to the river (at the end of Oetz on the right hand side) – free of charge, but limited parking; camping prohibited
  • Parking Oetz town center- parking fee
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Parking Oetz town center, the ticket is available at the tourist office Oetz.

Coordinates

DD
47.202675, 10.897470
DMS
47°12'09.6"N 10°53'50.9"E
UTM
32T 643707 5229433
w3w 
///dimness.versatile.slavish
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

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  • Viewing points Seejöchl and Kanzel
  • Panorama Restaurant and WIDIVERSUM Hochoetz
  • Seehäusl and Restaurant at the lake
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
465 m
Descent
465 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Geological highlights

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