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Thematic Trail

Around Umhausen

Thematic Trail · Oetztal
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Theme trail on Umhausen's valley floor


Walking, reading, understanding, being amazed. The splendid network of hiking trails offers a complete program for both body and mind (signposts: "UMhausen rund UM"). Three forest routes at 1050 m above sea level take you around the village, simply follow Waalweg, Steppsteig and Wienersteig. Interpretive panels, viewing platforms, nature theme routes, playgrounds accompany you all day long. The surroundings of Umhausen boast a truly unique network of nature, culture and adventure theme trails.

Distance 8.1 km
3:00 h
499 m
499 m
Adventure trails in the valley basin of Umhausen  

Go, read, experience and be astonished. An all-round program for body and mind is offered by the redesigned trail "Umhausen um um". Three forest paths are located at a height of 1050 m around the village: the Waalweg, the Steppsteig and the Wienersteig. A nature trail and playgrounds invite you to linger. A natural and cultural adventure trail for walking, hiking and enjoying around and in Umhausen.


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Updated: February 21, 2020
Highest point
1,190 m
Lowest point
1,029 m

Tips and hints

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


Umhausen (1,035 m)
47.140624, 10.927999
47°08'26.2"N 10°55'40.8"E
32T 646190 5222594



Turn-by-turn directions

Waalweg: The centuries-old use of water and the history of Umhausen. Steppsteig: More about the forest and its flora as well as to a cultural peculiarity experienced. Wienersteig: This is about the legendary Hirschberg and the handling of natural hazards.  


At the Steppsteig & Waalweg is also a nature trail Info: The "Umhausen around UM" path is accessible several times: Car park Bischoffsplatz at the southern end of the town: Getting there: Past the Kneippanlage zum Waalweg. Parking "Mure" north of the parish church of Umhausen. Access: 15 minutes walk on the road towards Farst. Turnoff to Wienersteig.



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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

Umhausen 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



The following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
  • Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour



47.140624, 10.927999
47°08'26.2"N 10°55'40.8"E
32T 646190 5222594
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.


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  • Riddle Path Winkelberg - Längenfeld
  • Water Walk Lake Piburger See Oetz
  • Miners Trail Hochoetz with Wetterkreuz peak
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8.1 km
3:00 h
499 m
499 m
Family friendly


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