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Geotrail Winkelbergsee - Längenfeld

Thematic Trail • Laengenfeld
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    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Geotrail Winkelbergsee - Längenfeld
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LÄNGENFELD/AU -> Winklen -> Geolehrpfad -> Winkelbergsee -> Winklen -> LÄNGENFELD/AU
easy
4.4 km
1:30 h
144 m
143 m
From the parking lot in Winklen / Au near Längenfeld follow the road in the direction of Winklen to the signpost Geolehrpfad / Naturlehrpfad. The path leads through meadows at the beginning, but flows directly into dense forest scattered by towering granite boulders. Although the tremendous rock fall is already 10,000 years ago, the tracks are still clearly visible today. Along the entire route, geology is clearly explained on 11 educational boards. In a "fairytale forest" a walk-in witch's house must not be missing. Similarly, one finds many groomed forest inhabitants on the way to Winkelbergsee. Directly on the lake is waiting for a natural water playground which awakens the desire to play for young and old. The descent takes you over the forest or a forest trail back to Winklen to the parking lot.

Author’s recommendation

Those who like to go on a treasure hunt will find something here on the Winkelberg. More information about the treasure hunt or geocaching round can be found at www.laengenfeld.com/geocaching.

 

Since there is no rest stop on the whole way, we recommend to take a snack.

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1247 m
1146 m
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Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers.

Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html

Equipment

Appropriate 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.

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Winklen/Au (1151 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.100556, 10.951780
UTM
32T 648104 5218186

Destination

Winklen/Au

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking lot in Winklen / Au near Längenfeld, the path leads over the Geolehrpfad and on the nature trail to Winkelbergsee. Prepared animals of the forest line the path at the nature trail and at the Winkelbergsee there is a water playground which awakens the desire to play with big and small.

 

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 our local

taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here:

http://fahrplan.vvt.at

Getting there

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 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

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Längenfeld:

Parking in Au before the bridge / Elektro Optimal - free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

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Kraftquell Längenfeld

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
144 m
Descent
143 m
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