Hiking Tours & Routes in Längenfeld

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WINKLEN -> Unterried -> Lehn -> Oberried -> Pestkapelle -> Auenweg -> Lehner Au -> WINKLEN
easy
8.9 km
2:30 h
59 m
55 m
The starting point for this circular walk is the free parking in the hamlet Winklen. At the beginning you walk the street direction Unterried. Immediately after the first houses turn right and follow the signs to Wurzberg-Alm. There, the flat hiking trail leads to the districts Unterried, Lehn, and Oberried. From far away already visible is the Pestkapelle which drones on a hill. The Pestkapelle is one of the power spots in Längenfeld. That's why we take the slightly ascending path there. After a short breather the way back leads along the floodplain (the Ache) back to Winklen.

Author’s recommendation

Since the path is mostly flat, it is also suitable for wheelchair user and children's push chair. (except way to Pestkapelle)

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1204 m
Lowest point
1147 m
Best time of year
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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.

Tips, hints and links

POI - 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.

Start

Winklen (1147 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.100587, 10.950420
UTM
32T 648001 5218187

Destination

Winklen

Turn-by-turn directions

From  Winklen you follow the signposts to Wurzberg Alm. Along the even trail past the hamlets of Unterried, Lehn and Oberried. A slightly rising section takes you to the PlagueChapel. Return to Winklen via Auenweg trail past the hamlet of Lehner Au. 

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:
  • Parking in Winklen in front of the bridge near the electric shop Optimal - free
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Map from Längenfeld

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
8.9 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
59 m
Descent
55 m
Loop Handicapped accessible Suitable for strollers

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