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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regional cuisine, Austrian cuisine, alpine dairy/snack bar
The Vordere Tumpenalm lies at an altitude of 1.831 meters, surrounded by lash green meadows and the Ötztal mountains.
Parking: parking lot at the elementary school
Trailhead of this tour is Tumpen´s elementary school. Follow the asphalt road in direction of Grube - turn left into the forest trail leading up to the Tumpen waterfall. Take the trail on the left towards Gehsteig Alm and Vordere Tumpener Alm as soon as you reach the last junction. The path on the right takes you to Armelen Hütte.
Altitude gain: 908
Duration: 2 hours (up and down 4 hours)
Return: same route or a mountain tour to the "Ersten Karkopf" an further to the Armelen Hut and back to Tumpen
- whole-time hot meal
- regional and tyrolean specialities
- overnight stay: 1 Hut for 4 person
- Dogs allowable - on request
Bergrestaurant/Bedienung, alpine dairy/snack bar, Hütten
The hut is located at an altitude of 2361 m.
Start: Gries/turning Winnebach, Walking time: 2 h
regional cuisine, SS/self-service, international cuisine, Austrian cuisine, Ski huts
- In picturesque location on the way to the glacier
- Large sunbathing terrace with relaxation area
- Breathtaking view of Rettenbach glacier
- Great selection of specialties in the self-service restaurant
- Fresh products, yogurt, fresh fruit
- Salad bar with a fine selection of delights
- Sweets, cakes, strudel, sliced pancake...
- Day bar with coffee specialties
InfoToday: 09:00 - 16:00
restaurant, regional cuisine, international cuisine, Glutenfreie Küche, Austrian cuisine, Ski huts, alpine dairy/snack bar, live music/concerts, Hütten
Discover the Zirben Alm. Ski hut right next to the Steinmannlift. Ideal for a coffee-break, lunch and après ski.Opening Hours:
regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, Glutenfreie Küche, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine, Ski huts, alpine dairy/snack bar, home cooking, Hütten
Easy to access on foot from Acherkogelbahn top station or Ochsengarten gondola, suitable for prams:
Time: approx. 15 min
From the top station to WIDIVERSUM Family Adventure Land, then towards „Rotes Wandl“ vantage point and Kühtaile Alm:
Time: approx. 30 min
Time: approx. 1.5 h
Summer: June - mid October
An ideal spot to enjoy Tyrolean delicacies in rustic surroundings! Take a
seat on our sun terrace, relax and look at the magnificent view and let
your excitement-filled day of walking draw comfortably to a close!
Winter: Christmas - Easter
Apartment for up to 20 persons
House for up to 15 persons
New Kühtaile Alm: relax on the sun terrace or the panorama wintergarden, enjoy the wonderful views and fine Tirolean specialties! Summer: trampoline and playground for children at the hut. Overnight stay for 20 persons in a holiday apartment.
Old Kühtaile Alm: quaint and completely renovated self-catering mountain hut ideal for groups up to 15 people. Superb location amid the Hochoetz ski and hiking area!
non-smoking locale, SS/self-service, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine, Bergrestaurant/Bedienung, Ski huts, Hütten
Modern Alpine mountain hut with large sunbathing terrace. Fantastic view of Rettenbach glacier, Wildspitze and Stubai Alps. Children's playground, scenic St. Mary's chapel. Traditional, regional meals.
New: Start of „Ollweite Line“ directly at the hut.
Winter: umbrella bar
ALMZEIT focus: Summit Time - easy walkings to summits like Rotkogel, Schwarzkogel.
Summer: open from beginning of July to mid September
Winter: open as soon as ski lifts open, approx. mid November to end of April
NEW: Langeggbahn 6-seater lift right to the hut
Hiking or with the bike from Giggijoch gondola, time: 1 h
Hikinf from Rotkogel lift, time: 1 h
Hiking from Hochsölden, time: 2 h
Hiking or with the bike from Rettenbach Glacier time: 1.5 h
with the bike from Sölden - glacier road - turn right at the sand silo, time: 3 h
Peak hikes: Rotkogl, time: 1 h, Schwarzkogl, time: 1.5 h, Schwarzsee, time: 0.5 h
Glutenfreie Küche, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine, Ski huts, alpine dairy/snack bar, home cooking, Hütten
Homely hut with traditional Tyrolean cuisine, modern-cozy
ambience and a young friendly team. The new restaurant offers a special place to enjoy your time
in the mountains.
More information about accomodation and event highlights, such as alpine breakfast, mountain barbecue or livemusik under www.balbachalm.at For mountainbikers own bike charging station.
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
- "Ötztal´s Eyrie"
- located above the legendary Engelswand rock face
Bubi's Schi- & Almhütte
regional cuisine, non-smoking locale, SS/self-service, après ski, Glutenfreie Küche, Austrian cuisine, vegetarian cuisine, Bergrestaurant/Bedienung, Ski huts, alpine dairy/snack bar, live music/concerts, home cooking
In marvellous position, embedded in the Ötztaler mountain world, in the area Gaislach is Bubi''s ski hut. Especially the decent Tirol Brettljausen as well as the home-baked cakes and the irresistible Kaiserschmarrn with potted cranberries are liked. Warmly, pleasant, loose atmosphere - the hosts always take care around your well-being.
Every day other vegan delicacies.
- Ski hut right next to Heidebahn chair lift
- Traditional specialties (veal/pork shanks, cheese fondue, ...)
- Entertaining hours and aprés ski in a homey ambience
- Hut parties up to 100 persons on request
- Winter hiking trail leading to the hut - also recommendable in bad weather
DAY OFF WINTER: no!
alpine dairy/snack bar
The Vordere Leierstalalm lies at an altitude of 1.798 meters in the middle of the Ötztal mountains.
- from Umhausen (1031 m) to the Vorderer Leierstalalm approx. 3 h or by taxi to Vordere Leierstalalm
Taxi Scharfetter, Phone +43 (0) 5255 5858
Peak Tours: Erlanger Hütte, Wildgrat
- ONLY drinks