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PestkapellePhoto: Ötztal Tourismus Büro Längenfeld, Ötztal
Safety informationEasy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers. Please pay attention to the current weather report.
Tips and hintsPOI - Pestkapelle
Since plague victims were not allowed to be buried on the other side of the river in the 17th century, in 1661 the small filial church of the Holy Trinity was built - locals call the church also Bichlkirche or Pestkapelle - in the middle of the forest on Kropfbühel.
More information about hiking can be found here
Public transportTravel 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 our local
taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:
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:
- Parking in Winklen in front of the bridge near the electric shop Optimal - free
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EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots.
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