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Hiking Trail recommended route

Bee theme trail

Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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m 1650 1600 1550 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km ÖTZTAL TOURISMUS … Ochsengarten Gasthof Walderhof Gasthof Bergland Gasthof Burkert Gasthof Waldesruh Gasthof Bergland
OCHSENGARTEN -> Bienenthemenweg -> WALDSPIELPLATZ
easy
Distance 3 km
1:00 h
45 m
46 m
COME AND EXPLORE - LEARN MORE ABOUT NATURE AND BE ENCHANTED!

The easily walkable loop hiking route is designed as a wonderful Bee Theme Trail presenting several stations where you learn many interesting details on bee keeping, the production of mountain honey and the life of bees in the high Alpine area. For example:

Does a bee sleep? How long does a bee live?

 

On this marvelous nature exploration trail in Ochsengarten you will find answers to all these and many more questions revolving around honey bees, wild bees and other related species. A highly adventurous and exciting trail for all the family. Take an insight into the daily life of a honey bee or visit the show beehive where you can watch the busy little insects close by.

 

This trail is suitable for baby carriage and wheel chair with electric support. 

Author’s recommendation

visit the Ochsenbrunnen forest playground
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,564 m
Lowest point
1,517 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Rest Stop

Gasthof Waldesruh
Gasthof Burkert
Gasthof Bergland
Gasthof Walderhof

Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html

Tips and hints

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

Start

Ochsengarten (1,519 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.228466, 10.936806
DMS
47°13'42.5"N 10°56'12.5"E
UTM
32T 646615 5232372
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Destination

Ochsengarten

Turn-by-turn directions

COME AND EXPLORE - LEARN MORE ABOUT NATURE AND BE ENCHANTED!

The easily walkable loop hiking route is designed as a wonderful Bee Theme Trail presenting several stations where you learn many interesting details on bee keeping, the production of mountain honey and the life of bees in the high Alpine area. For example:

Does a bee sleep? How long does a bee live?

 

On this marvelous nature exploration trail in Ochsengarten you will find answers to all these and many more questions revolving around honey bees, wild bees and other related species. A highly adventurous and exciting trail for all the family. Take an insight into the daily life of a honey bee or visit the show beehive where you can watch the busy little insects close by.

 

This trail is suitable for baby carriage and wheel chair with electric support. 

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 in Ochsengarten:
  • Ochsengarten Large public parking - opposite, or next to the valley station Ochsengartenbahn
  • Ochsengarten in the center vis á vis from the Ötztal tourist information office 
  • Ochsengarten at the end of the village, in the direction of Kühtai, at the school

Coordinates

DD
47.228466, 10.936806
DMS
47°13'42.5"N 10°56'12.5"E
UTM
32T 646615 5232372
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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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  • Balbach Alm Hochoetz
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
45 m
Descent
46 m
Family friendly Loop Refreshment stops available Botanical highlights Faunistic highlights Suitable for strollers Disability access
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