The easily walkable loop hiking route is designed as a wonderful Bee Theme Trail presenting several stations where you learn many interesting details on bee keeping, the production of mountain honey and the life of bees in the high Alpine area. For example:
Does a bee sleep? How long does a bee live?
On this marvelous nature exploration trail in Ochsengarten you will find answers to all these and many more questions revolving around honey bees, wild bees and other related species. A highly adventurous and exciting trail for all the family. Take an insight into the daily life of a honey bee or visit the show beehive where you can watch the busy little insects close by.
This trail is suitable for baby carriage and wheel chair with electric support.
Tips, hints and linksMore details about hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereOchsengarten 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
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Ochsengarten:
- Ochsengarten Large public parking - opposite, or next to the valley station Ochsengartenbahn
- Ochsengarten in the center vis á vis from our information office & Opposite the GH Bergland
- Ochsengarten at the end of the line, in the direction of Kühtai, at the school
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentIt is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.