The third stage of the Ötztal Cycling Path (52 km) starts in Umhausen and ends in Längenfeld. The 12 km long stage offers several highlights: two new cycle path brigdes, one underpass and idyllic forests with hidden resting places.
Distance 13.8 km
The cycle path continues along the Ache to the Köfels junction and on a gravel path towards Au. At the end of it, an asphalt path leads above the roaring Ötztaler Ache over two newly built and spectacular bike bridges. After the second bridge, turn left into a steep forest. At the end of the forest, an underpass leads to the other side of the street. At the next intersection, turn right to Winklen, passes through the hamlets of Oberried, Lehn and Unterried and finally arrive at Längenfeld.
We strongly recommend to follow the route of the Ötztal Cycle Trail, otherwise you have to follow longer stretches on the busy Ötztal federal road.
Update: May 31, 2021
Safety informationThe Ötztal Cycle Trail features some demanding ascents and is suitable for bikers in a good physical shape.
Tips and hintsMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
Getting thereUmhausen 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
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Umhausen-Niederthai:
- Umhausen Parking Mure - free of charge
- Umhausen Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour
- Tumpen / Lehn-Platzl At the parking place Engelswand climbing garden (payable)
- Parking Köfels (payable)
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EquipmentAppropriate Equipment Rules! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear on all Cycle & Mountain Bike Routes within Ötztal Valley. Always take enough water with you!
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