The hike starts in Niederthai at the car park Sennhof. From there you follow the always slightly rising forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm. The way is also easy for children and the elderly to deal with and for prams/buggies ideal. The Larstigalm has a small petting zoo and a playground for its young guests. There you can make yourself comfortable on the sun terrace. The hospitality of Ludwig Scheiber and his wife as well as the Tyrolean dishes, which are on the menu here, are especially appreciated by the numerous guests. By the way, most of the food is prepared with products from the own establishment. From the starting point in Niederthai or for the way back, there are as an alternatively offer the two mountain trails Grastal- and Bergmahderweg, but they are not suitable for prams / buggies.
Best time of year
Easy hiking trail; suitable for beginners and walkers
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 not hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
Niederthai - car park Sennhof (1540 m)
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The hike starts in Niederthai at the car park Sennhof. From there you follow the always slightly rising forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm. The way is also easy for children and the elderly to deal with and for prams/buggies ideal. From the starting point in Niederthai or for the way back, there are as an alternatively offer the two mountain trails Grastal- and Bergmahderweg, but they are not suitable for prams/buggies.
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
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
In Niederthai the following parking facilities are available:
- car park Sennhof | costs: € 5.00 per day
from 07:00 am - 18:30 pm
- car park in the hamlet Lehen (football field) | free
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike
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Hiking map available in all information-offices in the Ötztal.
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