Winter & snowshoe hiking in the Oetz Region

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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.


Niederthai - Tauferberg toboggan run

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Map / Niederthai - Tauferberg toboggan run
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1.5 km long toboggan run


1.9 km
0:30 h
93 m
94 m
1.5 km, tobogganRental: Sport Grüner and Josl´s SkiverleihRefreshment stop: Gasthof TauferbergWalking time: 30 min. on separate way


1657 m
1564 m


  • Sturdy shoes with non-slip sole
  • Helmet with ski goggles
  • gloves
  • Warm, waterproof clothing
  • Flashlight or headlamp for sledding at night


Tips, hints and links

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal:


Niederthai (1563 m)
47.120850, 10.965230
32T 649068 5220467



Turn-by-turn directions

1.5 km, toboggan
Rental: Sport Grüner and Josl´s Skiverleih
Refreshment stop: Gasthof Tauferberg
Walking time: 30 min. on separate way


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 West of Austria, more exactly in the province of TIROL. It is a south-facing side valley of the Inntal – the ÖTZTAL. Plan the quickest and easiest travel route from your home town to the Ötztal valley online with the Route Planner:



Available parking in Niederthai:
  • Parking Sennhof - chargeable from 7.00 am until 6.30 pm
  • Lehen (football field) - for free
  • Tellerboden - for free
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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