We respect your
right to privacy!

Cookie settings

By clicking on "Accept" , you consent to use cookies and other technologies (provided by us and other trusted partners). We use such data for anonymous statistical purposes, tailor-made settings and to display personalized content and advertisements. It will help to provide you with an improved website experience. Please find out more about this topic in our Privacy Policy | Imprint

  • These cookies are absolutely necessary for the operation of this site and enable safety related functionalities, for example. Additionally, this type of cookie is as well used to save your personal cookie settings.

  • In order to further improve both our offer and website, we collect anonymized data for statistics and analyzes. By means of these cookies we can, for example, analyze the number of visitors and the effect of certain pages on our website by optimizing our content.

  • We use these cookies to improve usability of the site for you. For example, based on an accommodation search you already made, you can conveniently access the same lodging when you visit our website again.

  • These cookies are used to display personalized content that matches your interests. It enables us to provide you with offers that are particularly relevant to your personally planned trip.

Road bike tours in Ötztal

Bicycle Rides recommended route Stage 2

Ötztal Cycling Path Stage 2: Oetz - Umhausen

Bicycle Rides · Oetztal · Open
Logo Ötztal
Responsible for this content
Ötztal Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Ötztal Radweg Oetz
    Ötztal Radweg Oetz
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
m 950 900 850 800 750 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km
The second stage of the Ötztal Cycling Path (52 km) starts in Oetz and ends in Umhausen. 10 km long and one, two ascents are waiting for you. It's worth it! This stage passes by hidden places and small villages.
Open
moderate
Distance 7.8 km
1:15 h
193 m
3 m
970 m
776 m
At the end of Oetz you continue along the Ötztal federal road. Just before Tumpen you conquer a strenuous ascent. The cycle path changes from asphalt to gravel (in the second turn) and takes you through a small forest to Tumpen. Here the cycle path changes to the eastern side of the valley, following a quite easy ascent past Engelswand rock face and towards Umhausen. 

Author’s recommendation

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.
Profile picture of Ötztal Tourismus
Author
Ötztal Tourismus 
Update: June 13, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
970 m
Lowest point
776 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Track types

Asphalt 38.55%Dirt road 34.05%Forested/wild trail 8.38%Path 0.01%Road 18.99%
Asphalt
3 km
Dirt road
2.7 km
Forested/wild trail
0.7 km
Path
0 km
Road
1.5 km
Show elevation profile

Safety information

The Ötztal Cycle Trail features some demanding ascents and is suitable for bikers in a good physical shape.

The cycle path crisscrosses the Ötztal federal road several times.

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Oetz (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202019, 10.897801
DMS
47°12'07.3"N 10°53'52.1"E
UTM
32T 643734 5229361
w3w 
///expeditions.toymaker.knocking
Show on Map

Destination

Umhausen

Turn-by-turn directions

At the end of Oetz you continue along the Ötztal federal road. Just before Tumpen you conquer a strenuous ascent. The cycle path changes from asphalt to gravel (in the second turn) and takes you through a small forest to Tumpen. Here the cycle path changes to the eastern side of the valley, following a quite easy ascent past Engelswand rock face and towards Umhausen. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

Oetz 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

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Oetz:
  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking lot Raftingeinsteinstelle (at the end of Oetz on the right side) - free, but limited parking (alternatively Acherkogelbahn 150 m), camping prohibited
  • Oetz parking area (subject to a charge)
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Central parking place Oetz, The ticket is available at the information office Oetz.

Coordinates

DD
47.202019, 10.897801
DMS
47°12'07.3"N 10°53'52.1"E
UTM
32T 643734 5229361
w3w 
///expeditions.toymaker.knocking
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate 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! 

Similar routes nearby

  • E-Bike Tour Beerweg (626)
  • E-Bike Tour 5-Orte-Runde (658)
  • E-Bike Panoramatour nach Hochoetz (659)
  • E-Bike Tour von Oetz nach Habichen (690)
  • eBIKE PARK Oetz - training ground
  • E-Bike Tour zur Bärentalhütte (608)
  • Ötztal Cycling Path Stage 3: Umhausen - Längenfeld
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.8 km
Duration
1:15 h
Ascent
193 m
Descent
3 m
Highest point
970 m
Lowest point
776 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route

Statistics

  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Features
Maps and trails
Distance  km
Duration : h
Ascent  m
Descent  m
Highest point  m
Lowest point  m
Push the arrows to change the view
  • 20°C

  • Live