In Roppen you reach the Inntal Cycle Path, follow it downstream. Soon you arrive at the Roman Bath, a small temple building which is worth a rest. The water coming out of the fountain is rich in minerals and famous for its healing effects. In times long past this bath was located on the old Roman Road.
A slightly descending trail takes you to the village of Haiming from where you return upstream towards Ötztal Bahnhof. Here you continue on the Ötztal Mountain Bike Trail until you get back to Oetz. Special tip: take a refreshing swim in idyllic Lake Piburger See after an adventurous mountain bike day.
Safety informationFamily-friendly trekking or MTB route suitable also for standard bicycles, offering good road or trail surface (gravel, asphalt or similar surface). The gentle climbs do not require special skills, cycling techniques or above average stamina. Enjoyable cycling is the main priority.
Tips and hintsMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
Getting thereThe 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 vallly 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.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Oetz:
- center parking space Oetz, chargeable € 0,50/ car / 30 min
EquipmentApproproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, helmet, gloves, glasses, GPS device or detailed maps. If there is no hut on the way please bring a snack and enough to drink.
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