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Hiking Trail recommended route

Gasthof Sonneck

Hiking Trail · Sölden
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  • / Alpengasthof Sonneck (2.000 m)
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Distance 5.2 km
2:15 h
591 m
591 m
1,968 m
1,369 m
From Sölden you walk past the church to Innerwald.

From the Innerwald near the small chapel, you follow the path towards Stiegele.

From the Stiegele you continue to hike along the wide forest road to the Gasthof Sonneck.


Author’s recommendation

Der Zentrum Shuttle ist im Sommer und im Winter geöffnet und erleichtert Ihnen die ersten Höhenmeter Richtung Innerwald.
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Update: April 02, 2021
Highest point
Gashof Sonneck, 1,968 m
Lowest point
Sölden, 1,369 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Alpengasthof Sonneck

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary.

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


Tips and hints

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


Sölden (1,369 m)
46.968034, 11.007153
46°58'04.9"N 11°00'25.8"E
32T 652683 5203567


Gasthof Sonneck

Turn-by-turn directions

Option 1: From Sölden you walk past the church to Innerwald. When you arrive at the small chapel in Innerwald, follow the path towards Stiegele. From the Stiegele you hike comfortably on the wide forest road to Gasthof Sonneck.


Option 2: from the middle station of the Gaislachkoglbahn via the wide hiking trail to Gasthof Sonneck.

Walking time 50 minutes.


Option 3: for experienced hikers - bus to Zwieselstein - from the Bodenegg district via the Gaislachalm to Gasthof Sonneck.

Walking time approx. 2.30 hours



all notes on protected areas

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 localtaxi 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 thelongest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to theentrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the countryroads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps



The following parking facilities are available in Sölden:
  • Parking lot
  • parking lot Stiegele
  • stair parking
  • Giggijochbahn + underground garage
  • Gaislachkoglbahn + underground garage
  • Parking Hochsölden
  • parking garage Hochsölden 1. parking lot

All parking is free during the day.


Parking for several days (eg hike tour):

  • Parkticket either online or directly at the cash desk of the Gaislachkoglbahn


46.968034, 11.007153
46°58'04.9"N 11°00'25.8"E
32T 652683 5203567
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author


Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #042 | Inneres Ötztal und Pitztal


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-aidbox, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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

  • Löple Alm
  • Hühnersteign
  • Heidealm
  • Goldeggalm
  • Gaislachalm
  • Rettenbachalm
  • Gampe Alm
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5.2 km
2:15 h
591 m
591 m
Highest point
1,968 m
Lowest point
1,369 m
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