SAUTENS -> Dreikirchenblick -> Forstweg -> Holzberg -> Reichenbachalm -> MAISALM
Hike from the church in Sautens to the right on the dirt road towards the edge of the forest. From there continue on the marked steep path, through the forest to Raichenbach hut (closed) and to Maisalm. You will have a beautiful view of the Inn valley, Roppen and the Pitztal valley.
Take a rest at the platform "3-Kirchen-Blick" and enjoy the view on the churches of Sautens, Oetz and Oetzerau
Safety informationModerate mountain trail; suitable for sure-footed and experienced mountain hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience and mountain equipment (see under equipment) necessary. Please note the current weather report at: https://www.oetztal.com/en/summer.html
Tips, hints and linksMore information: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereSautens 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
ParkingIn Sautens there are the following parking facilities as a starting point for hikes / activities: Directly in front of the village house / tourist office, Dorfstrasse 55, free of charge (no short parking zone)Right after the large bridge on the right side of the large gravel park, partly also for the visit of the swimming pool or hikes along the Ötztaler Ache (free, no short parking zone)At the sports field / cross-chapel / adventure lime kiln as a starting point for hikes to the geocaching in the Forchet, free, no short-term parking zoneIn front of the Volksschule / kindergarten, Kirchblickweg, if holiday no problem with parking spaces, otherwise rather crowded, not directly in front of the apartment block parking but opposite, free of charge, no Kurzparkzone, as starting point for the magic forestDirectly in Haderlehn next to the Ferienhof Haderlehn (parking for approx. 4 cars) as a starting point for hikes to Piburg / Seejöchl / Knappensteig (free, no short-term parking zone)
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentIt is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.
For changing the range of view, push the arrows together.