Here the description for the red Trail:
Starting at the Kreuzkapelle chapel in Sautens, you follow the road for about 100 m. Then the red trail forks-off into the forest area to the right. A beautiful walking path travels to the Tschirgantblick vantage point. Proceed to the information board about the area's bird species and geological facts. A very recommendable walk especially in spring and autumn. This loop tour is also meant as a geocaching trail with treasure map for children.
Walking time: 1 ½ - 2 hours
Safety informationEasy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html
Tips and hintsMore details about hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
By roadThe 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 valley 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
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Sautens:
- directly in front of the town hall - free of charge
- right after the big bridge (turnoff B186) on the big gravel parking lot - free of charge
- at the sports field / Kalkofen - free of charge
- in front of the elementary school / kindergarden, Kirchblickweg - free of charge
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
- 2 Waypoints
- 2 Waypoints