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

Mountainbike Routes recommended route

6001 Oetz - Seejöchl Piburg

Mountainbike Routes · Ötztal closed
Logo Ötztal
Responsible for this content
Ötztal Verified partner  Explorers Choice 
  • Piburger See
    Piburger See
    Photo: Ötztal
This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information
A nice, moderat bike tour with a fantastic view high above the stunning Piburger See! Ideal for sporty bikers and e-bikers!


Due to a rockfall the road is closed until further notice. 

Distance 11.1 km
2:00 h
327 m
336 m
1,048 m
753 m
Starting from the center car park in Oetz, ride along the river and then turn left into the forest towards Piburgersee. Continue on the forest road until you reach the junction `Piburger See` . The short but steep ascent demands a lot from bikers, but the view from the Seejöchl rewards all the effort. From there follow the forest path to Haderlehn and further via the winter sledding run to Sautens. From there you ride back the Ötztal cycle path back to Oetz.

Author’s recommendation

The tour runs along developed trails and is easily ridable by e-bike or mountain bike.
Profile picture of Ötztal Tourismus Büro Oetz
Ötztal Tourismus Büro Oetz
Update: July 11, 2024
Highest point
1,048 m
Lowest point
753 m
Best time of year

Track types

Asphalt 30.74%Dirt road 28.12%Forested/wild trail 27.83%Path 7.03%Road 6.25%
3.4 km
Dirt road
3.1 km
Forested/wild trail
3.1 km
0.8 km
0.7 km
Show elevation profile

Rest stops

Gasthaus Seehäusl am Piburger See

Safety information

The sometimes fairly stepps climbs and difficult downhill stretches require both sporty biking skills and defensive cycling. Good stamina and intermediate biking rechniques are an absolute must. Sporty and active (pleasure) cycling ist he main priority.

Tips and suggestions

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


center car park Oetz
47.202828, 10.897769
47°12'10.2"N 10°53'52.0"E
32T 643730 5229451


center car park Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

The promising bike tour starts at the center car park in Oetz. Right next to the car park is as well a bus stop for buses with bike transport (Oetz council office). From the car park, turn twice right and then follow the paved path along the river for approx. 500 m. At the cross "Piburger Straße", turn left, cross the bridge and then continue left along the Elsingerweg towards Piburgersee and continue over the verly steep serpentines in the direction of Seejöchl. This is the steepest section of the tour, which means pedaling hard. After overcoming this last incline, a easy section will bring you to the to the `Seejöchl` junction. You will have to walk do be able to reach the viewing platform.  The view over the lake `Piburger See` with the mountains towering behind it, rewards for all the effort The `Seejöchl` invites you to unwind. Continuing on the tour, along the at first flat forest road, which will steepen up towars `Piburg´ and further on to forest track towards `Haderlehn`. From there you ride down the winter sledding run to Sautens. Once reached the village, follow the street downwards until you meet the Ötztal cycle path, which you continue to follow back to Oetz.

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at  


The 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.  


The following parking facilities are available in Oetz:


center parking space Oetz, chargeable € 0,50/ car / 30 min


47.202828, 10.897769
47°12'10.2"N 10°53'52.0"E
32T 643730 5229451
Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!


Approproate 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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Gravelbike Tour - Ötztal Lite mit Stuibenfallblick
  • 658 Tour of 5 Villages
  • 626 Familienrunde Oetz - Sautens
  • 690 Oetzer Seenrunde
  • 659 Hochoetz Panoramatour
 These suggestions were generated by our system
11.1 km
2:00 h
327 m
336 m
Highest point
1,048 m
Lowest point
753 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available


  • Content
  • Show images Hide images
Maps and trails
  • 3 Waypoints
  • 3 Waypoints
  • Route
  • Gradient
Push the arrows to change the view
 km Distance
: h Duration
 m Ascent
 m Descent
 m Highest point
 m Lowest point
  • 25°C

  • Live