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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home cooking , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
The picturesque village of Zwieselstein, located at the end of the Ötztal, serves as a starting point for many hiking tours. For a spontaneous, short and easy tour, a hike to the Sahnestüberl is suitable. An ideal meeting place to taste Tyrolean specialties and delicacies.
Top Mountain Star
après ski , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , bar/pub/lounge , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
Divine culinary pleasures. The TOP Mountain Star is a highlight which you simply cannot afford to miss during your holiday in Gurgl. At over 3,000 m, this architectural masterpiece is perched on a narrow ridge of the Wurmkogel. The mountain restaurant is a successful combination of a panoramic platform and a summit bar. In addition to culinary delights, you can also enjoy a phenomenal view of the Ötz valley Alps up to the Dolomites here. The continuous glass face allows a 360° view. A panoramic handrail gives you information about the names of the surrounding peaks and the distances to many cities in every direction. Thousands of Swarovski crystals glitter at the designer "star bar" in the TOP Mountain Star. A visit to the Top Mountain Star is a pleasure for connoisseurs of fine food alike.
Schirmbar Talstation Acherkogelbahn
après ski , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , bar/pub/lounge
Umbrella bar at the base station of Acherkogel Mountain Gondola, indoor area and a cozy terrace for milder winter days. A patio heater ensures pleasant smoking breaks.
Alpengasthof Gaislach Alm
live music/concerts , Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , après ski , Glutenfreie Küche , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , international cuisine , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
Homely alpine hut on 2040 meters sea level offers hot meals all day, especially local food.
The taxi service will bring you easily to the Gaislachalm and back to Sölden.
Large serviced sun terrace
Varied specialties including venison
brunch with music
BBQ dinners with live music
Cozy hut evenings
Advanced booking at Gaislach Alm T +43 (0) 5254 2914
ALMZEIT Focus: Animal Time - petting zoo and trout pond, playing ground with funny bouncing fish
Summer: open from end of June to end of September
Winter: open from mid December to 1 week after Easter
The hut: common room with satellite TV, infrared cabin, pool billiards, sauna, steam room, a sun terrace with deck chairs.
regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar
With the cozy hut Stallwiesalm you have reached a great mountain hut in the foothills of mighty Söldenkogl peak at 1.850 m altitude.
The hut is well known for its culinary delicious comprising Tyrolean specialities like roast pork shank, spare ribs, cheese spaetzles and Emperor-style shredded pancake!
In summer starting point for different walking tours.
ALMZEIT focus: hut area
Open in summer and winter
Hiking: Sölden - Granbichl - Stallwiesalm, Sölden - Rechenau - Stallwiesalm, altitude gain: 500 m, length: 5 km, time: 1.5 h
with the bike from Sölden Freizeit Arena, length: 5 km, altitude gain: 500 m, gradient: 14%, time: 1 1/4 h
Crossings: Kleblealm, Fiegl's Gasthaus, Lochlealm
Winter: Ski tour to hut, Granbichl - Stallwiesalm, altitude gain: 500 m, lenghth: 5 km, time: 1.5 h; Winter footpath and natural toboggan run to hut. Hut evenings on request.
Peak tours: Söldenkogl time: 3 h, Laubkarsee time: 2.5 h, Hochstubaihütte time: 4 h, Nebelkogel time: 4 h, Wilde Leck time: 5 h
Hütten , Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , home cooking , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
"guat & gemiatlach" - Lenzenalm (1.896 m).
Hut with tyrolean specialties. Ideal for family walks in good and not so good weather. Children's playground directly in front of the hut.
Easy to reach via Sahnestüberl & Gurglerstrasse.
restaurant , Austrian cuisine , steakhouse , après ski , Glutenfreie Küche , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine
Tirolean-style ski hut with sunny terrace right at the Hochgurglbahn base terminal and toboggan run. Freshly grilled specialities. Delicious barbecue for young and old.
Enjoy here every Thursday during the night skiing and night tobogganing a delicious meal.
Austrian cuisine , vegetarian cuisine , home cooking , après ski , Glutenfreie Küche , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , alpine dairy/snack bar , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
Gampe Alm offers cozy parlors, a sunbathing terrace with deck chairs, a unique playground, and a traditional mountain hut ensemble since from 1788.
The beautiful Gampe Alm can be reached on foot in 15 mins. (Rettenbach Strasse - Stabele), 35 mins. (turnoff Hochsölden Strasse) or in 45 mins. (Hochsölden)
Gampe Alm is a great place for a relaxed and enjoyable evening with friends.
Groups should book in advance! Taxi service on request!
Traditional hut meals, daily set lunch menus, milk drinks, homemade pastries, ploughman’s lunch etc.
ALMZEIT Focus: 3-D painters palette and a brush point the way to the autentic hut.
Summer: open from mid June to mid Oktober
Winter: open from early December to April
Austrian cuisine , home cooking , Ski huts , non-smoking locale , regional cuisine , alpine dairy/snack bar , SS/self-service , Bergrestaurant/Bedienung
To Goldegg Alm:
Sölden center via Inner wald towards Gaislachalm, fork-off to Goldeggalm, altitude gain: 526 m, length: 5 km, time: 1.5 h
from Hochsölden via Gampealm - Rettenbachalm – past middle station to Goldeggalm, time: 2.5 h
with Gaislachkogl gondola to middle station, altitude gain: 45 m
with the bike from Sölden, length: 5 km, altitude gain: 526 m, gradient: 14%
Crossings: Goldeggalm - Heidealm, Gaislachsee - Gaislachkogl
Winter: ski mountaineering tour, starting point in Sölden, altitude gain: 526 m, length: 5 km, time: 1 h
ALMZEIT focus: Potato Time - climbing, bouncing, swinging and floating on the wooden tuber.
Cozy, quaint mountain hut
in winter easily accessible from Heidebahn chair lift via the ski route
Famous for its excellent baked potatoes
alpine dairy/snack bar
The Zwieselbachalm lies a piece behind the Schweinfurter Hut, in the middle of the Ötztal mountains.
Parking: parking lot Sennhof Niederthai (next to the Information office)
Start the hike at parking lot Sennhof in Niederthai. Follow the forest trail along Horlach Brook into Horlachtal, past the mountain huts of Larstigalm, Kleinhorlachalm, Großhorlachalm and Schweinfurter Hütte further to the Zwieselbachalm.
Altitude gain: 513
Duration: 2,5 hours (up & down 4,5 hours)
Return: same route, from the Larstigalm "Bergmahder trail or Grastal trail" possible