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Bicycle Rides recommended route Stage 1

Ötztal Cycling Path Stage 1: Haiming - Oetz

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  • Mit dem Bike zur Apfelmeile
    / Mit dem Bike zur Apfelmeile
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
  • / Innradweg
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
  • / Apfelmeile
    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Area 47
    Photo: Ötztal
  • / Ötztal Radweg Brunau
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
  • / Ötztal Radweg Brunau
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
  • / Rastplatz Sautens
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
  • / Ötztal Radweg Oetz
    Photo: Judith Schöpf, Ötztal
m 800 750 700 650 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 km E-Bike Ladestation Rastplatz'l Sautens E-Bike Ladestation Apfelmeile Haiming
The first stage of the Ötztal Cycling Path (52 km) starts in Haiming and ends in Oetz. About 14 km long, this stage is perfect to explore the diversity of lower Ötztal.
Distance 14.7 km
1:30 h
178 m
62 m
777 m
655 m
The cycle path starts in the center of Haiming and leads via the hamlets of Magerbach and Schlierenzau to Ötztal Bahnhof where the route runs several hundred meters parallel to the railway tracks and bends southwards at the height of ​​Area 47. Along the rushing Ötztaler Ache brook you cycle to Oetz.

Author’s recommendation

We strongly recommend to follow the route of the Ötztal Cycle Trail, otherwise you have to follow longer stretches on the busy Ötztal federal road.
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Update: April 01, 2021
Highest point
777 m
Lowest point
655 m
Best time of year

Safety information


  1. Fahre stets rechts, mit kontrollierter Geschwindigkeit und wenn notwendig auf halbe Sicht, besonders bei Engstellen und engen Kurven, da jederzeit mit Gegenverkehr oder Hindernissen zu rechnen ist (z.B. Poller, Schranken, Steine, Äste, Weideroste, andere Fahrzeuge).
  2. Beachte, dass die benützten Straßen und Wege in ihrer Funktion meist einer Mischnutzung unterliegen und daher jederzeit Behinderungen auftreten können (z.B. land- und forstwirtschaftliche Fahrzeuge, Fahrzeuge von Berechtigten, zwischengelagertes Holz, Weidevieh).
  3. Nimm Rücksicht insbesondere auf FußgängerInnen und andere RadfahrerInnen, überhole nur im Schritttempo.
  4. Nimm Rücksicht auf den technischen und konditionellen Schwierigkeitsgrad auf deiner Radtour und schätze deine Erfahrungen und dein Können als RadfahrerIn genau ein (für Rad- bzw. e-Bike-Einsteiger empfiehlt sich ggf. ein Fahrsicherheitstraining.)
  5. Schütze deinen Kopf durch einen Helm und kontrolliere die Ausrüstung vor Antritt jeder Radtour (Bremsen, Klingel, Licht, Rückstrahler, etc.).
  6. Halte dich an Fahrverbote und Absperrungen. Schließe die Weidegatter.
  7. Nimm Rücksicht auf Tier und Natur und verzichte auf das Fahren abseits der für den Radverkehr geöffneten Straßen und Wege.
  8. Hinterlasse keine Abfälle.
  9. Auf Radwegen sind lt. StVO nur e-Bikes/Pedelecs mit einer Höchstgeschwindigkeit von 25 km/h zulässig.

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 


Haiming (661 m)
47.255823, 10.883129
47°15'21.0"N 10°52'59.3"E
32T 642479 5235313



Turn-by-turn directions

The cycle path starts in the center of Haiming and leads via the hamlets of Magerbach and Schlierenzau to Ötztal Bahnhof where the route runs several hundred meters parallel to the railway tracks and bends southwards at the height of ​​Area 47. Along the rushing Ötztaler Ache brook you cycle to Oetz.


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Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

Getting there

Haiming is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps


The following parking facilities are available in Haiming:
  • Haiming Sports center, center forecourt Billa shopping market
  • Haiming forecourt municipal office, Raftingeinsteiningtelle Ortsteil Magerbach, parking area Geierwand Ortsteil Magerbach, Tirolerbundstraße - Restaurant Oiler's
  • Ötztal station: railway station (paying)
  • Ötztaler Höhe - Trading center and terrain Area 47
  • Ambach: Infopoint


47.255823, 10.883129
47°15'21.0"N 10°52'59.3"E
32T 642479 5235313
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


Appropriate Equipment Rules! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear on all Cycle & Mountain Bike Routes within Ötztal Valley. Always take enough water with you! 

Basic Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Bike Riding

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Similar routes nearby

  • E-Bike Tour zur Bärentalhütte (608)
  • E-Bike Panoramatour nach Hochoetz (659)
  • E-Bike Tour von Oetz nach Habichen (690)
  • E-Bike Tour 5-Orte-Runde (658)
  • E-Bike Tour Beerweg (626)
  • Ötztal Cycling Path Stage 2: Oetz - Umhausen
  • eBIKE PARK Oetz - training ground
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14.7 km
1:30 h
178 m
62 m
Highest point
777 m
Lowest point
655 m
Multi-stage route Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route Family-friendly


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