Winter & snowshoe hiking in the Oetz Region

Step by step towards your goal

All those who are true hiking lovers indulge in this passion also during the cold season. Warm clothes, woolen hat, scarf and winter-proof footwear: look forward to an adventure in the fresh winter air. Also snowshoe hikers are ready to go in almost no time. The trendy alternatives to skiing in Lower Ötztal have already become a new boom: well-groomed and signposted winter hiking trails lead through snow-covered meadows and forests while guided tours are also offered as an exciting off-road variant.

Winter Hiking

Niederthai- Church to Hl. Antonius- Höfle- Bichl

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
Responsible for this content
Ötztal Tourismus Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • /
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Niederthai- Church to Hl. Antonius- Höfle- Bichl
1200 1350 1500 1650 1800 m km 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1.2 1.4 1.6

1.7 km
1:00 h
60 m
5 m
Turn left and cross the bridge heading towards Sennhof (hamlet) and Höfle/Bichl. Here you enjoy really breathtaking panoramic views of the Alpine scenery. (Time: 1 hr)


Highest point
1599 m
Lowest point
1539 m

Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.


Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 400


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


Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: 


Niederthai (1540 m)
47.127744, 10.967855
32T 649248 5221238



Turn-by-turn directions

Turn left and cross the bridge heading towards Sennhof (hamlet) and Höfle/Bichl. Here you enjoy really breathtaking panoramic views of the Alpine scenery. (Time: 1 hr)


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:


Getting there

Niederthai 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



The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  • Niederthai Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge


Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Roundway Horlachtal
  • Schweinfurter Hütte
  • Larstigalm
    Niederthai- Bergmahderweg- Larstigalm
  • Niederthai im Winter
    Niederthai- Wiesle
  • Umhausen-Ötztaler Ache-Östen-Hopfgarten and retour
  • Umhausen- old Drivingstreet to Niederthai
  • Umhausen - Stuibenfall - Steppsteig - Rosslach
 These suggestions were created automatically.
1.7 km
1:00 h
60 m
5 m


: h
Highest point
Lowest point
Show elevation profile Hide elevation profile
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.
Booking Close

When are you coming?


How many are you?

Finish Back

We use cookies to make our website as user-friendly as possible. If you continue we assume that you agree to the use of cookies on our website. More detailed information can be found in our privacy policy.