Sights, Art & Culture

Pfarrkirche Hl. Katharina in Längenfeld

excursion tips , churches/monasteries/convents

The church Pfarrkirche Hl. Katharina in Längenfeld was built in the 14th century and reconstructed in 1518 in late Gothic style. The main entrance features Gothic elements as well. Highest church tower in the entire Ötztal valley.

Opening Hours:
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01.05.2010 - 31.12.2020
Mo: 08:00-21:00
Tu: 08:00-21:00
We: 08:00-21:00
Th: 08:00-21:00
Fr: 08:00-21:00
Sa: 08:00-21:00
Su: 08:00-21:00
Today: 08:00 - 21:00

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Kaplaneikirche Maria Hilf in Gries

excursion tips , churches/monasteries/convents
Opening Hours:
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01.05.2010 - 31.12.2020
Mo: 08:00-18:00
Tu: 08:00-18:00
We: 08:00-18:00
Th: 08:00-18:00
Fr: 08:00-18:00
Sa: 08:00-18:00
Su: 08:00-18:00
Today: 08:00 - 18:00

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Franz-Senn-Denkmal

various sights , excursion tips

To commemorate the founder of the Alpenverein, Pastor Franz Senn, a memorial was erected near the parish church.The birthplace of Franz Senn and the Franz Senn Memorial Chapel are located in Unterlängenfeld and are also reminiscent of the glacier priest.The Franz-Senn birth house can only be visited from the outside.

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Pestkapelle

chapel , excursion tips

The chapel Pestkapelle was built in 1661 on the "Kropfbühel" in Längenfeld. In 1614 the plague broke out in Längenfeld. This was the reason to built the Pestkapelle to bury the victims of the disea over there.
In year 1670 the high altar and in 1770 the side altar in Rococo style were built by Hans Reindl.

The Chapel Pestkapelle is located in Oberried.

Starting point: Information Längenfeld
Walking time, both ways: approx. 45 minutes
Difficulty level: very easy
Difference in altitude: approx. 50 m

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Pfarrkirche Hl. Martin in Huben

excursion tips , churches/monasteries/convents

The parish church of St. Martin in Huben was built instead of a baroque church in 1805-31. Surrounded by the cemetery, the three-bay, simple hall building has been equipped in 1870 with a high east tower. In 1816 ceiling paintings were added in the church and in 1820 a high altar.

Opening Hours:
Info
01.05.2010 - 31.12.2020
Mo: 08:00-18:00
Tu: 08:00-18:00
We: 08:00-18:00
Th: 08:00-18:00
Fr: 08:00-18:00
Sa: 08:00-18:00
Su: 08:00-18:00
Today: 08:00 - 18:00

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Naturpark Haus

museum/gallery

The new Naturpark Haus in Längenfeld sees itself as an information hub and competence center for Ötztal nature. The exhibition in the Naturpark House shows in a unique way the Ötztal biodiversity in all its facets. Special Ötztal plants, animals and habitats are explained as well as the geology and the rockfalls. The permanently present topic of water in the Ötztal is also presented in all its facets - from glaciers to lakes, rivers and bogs. In addition to bilingual (de / en) information boards, the contents are opened up via sensory impressions, eg by means of a listening station, touch screens, VR glasses, hologram and digital wall relief.
Admission: € 5,00/pers., € 2,50/child, reductions for families, partner companies, groups, etc.

Opening Hours:
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01.06.2019 - 29.09.2019
Mo: 10:00-18:00
Tu: 10:00-18:00
We: 10:00-18:00
Th: 10:00-18:00
Fr: 10:00-18:00
Sa: 10:00-18:00
Su: 10:00-18:00
Today: 10:00 - 18:00

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Grieser Besinnungsweg

excursion , viewpoints/viewing platforms

Recreation for body, sould and mind
Gries makes a great spot for all those aiming high. At about 600 m altitude you are already a bit closer to the sky than anywhere else. Fabulous Alpine setting, idyllic pastures, peaceful meadows. Indulge in real rest and recreation amid the romantic mountainscape. Nature explorers head for the scenic Maria Hilf Pilgrimage Church where also the Trail of Senses starts: enjoy a spiritual and contemplative walking tour in unspoilt surroundings. This easily ascending route travels through meadows and forests from Gries along the Stations of the Cross to the newly installed vantage platform.
Here you enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views of the secluded mountain village with the mighty Stubai Alps, Schrankogel peak and Mutterberger Seepitze summit as lovely backdrop.
The slightly descending trail leads to the Collegiate Chapel. After crossing the Gries federal road, you follow Fischback brook which takes you back to the start.
Starting point: 20 m below the church, keep to the right
Walking time, both ways: approx. 1 hour
Difficulty level: easy
Difference in altitude: 80 m

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Naturpark Bronzerelief-Ausschnitt

various sights

Directly at the point where the Winnebach ends into the Fischbach, interested people can learn about the habitat "Wild Water" but also about the function of the protection forest or the history of the mountain village Gries. The intersection of the glacier rivers is shown as a wooden model.

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Hängebrücke Längenfeld

excursion , bridge/footbridge , viewpoints/viewing platforms , excursion tips

Adventurous Touch
Brand and Burgstein, two sun-kissed Alpine plateaus reminding of bird‘s nests towering 200 meters above the valley floor. Superb panorama, great rest stop areas. Recently linked by a spectacular Suspension Bridge. A loop trail of awesome natural beauty full of contrasts and new perspectives. Easily accessible.
Children have a blast at quaint Brandalm mountain hut: there is a small zoo with pot-bellied pigs, goats and rabbits. (summer)
“Grit your teeth and off you go“ is the slogan for the mighty, 83 meter long Suspension Bridge offering uninterrupted panoramic views of “Maurer Rinne“ ravine. What‘s best, there is a special track for dogs. This superb steel construction built in June 2013, features a total height of incredible 220 meters. Real daredevils can glance down at the valley bottom with lovely Längenfeld in its center.
Starting point: Information Längenfeld
Walking time, both ways: approx. 2.5 hours
Difficulty level: easy
Difference in altitude: 280 m

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BAD(L) Längenfeld

sightseeing/guided tour , museum/gallery , open-air museum

Exactly where a sulphurous spring was bubbling in the 16th century, today the area around the Nature Park House, which is planted in a variety of ways and with a small waterfall, forms a special place of power. In the walk-in "borehole" and in the equally accessible "sulfur rock" the whole family can trace the history from the Bauernbadl over the former spa to the construction of the thermal bath Aqua Dome.
Numerous seating areas invite you to relax and linger.

In addition to the historical experience, there is the possibility to take sulfur water for drinking and takeaway.

Opening Hours:
Info
11.07.2019 - 04.04.2021
Mo: 00:01-00:00
Tu: 00:01-00:00
We: 00:01-00:00
Th: 00:01-00:00
Fr: 00:01-00:00
Sa: 00:01-00:00
Su: 00:01-00:00
Today: 00:01 - 00:00

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