Bee Theme Trail - Ochsengarten

Come and explore - Learn more about nature and be enchanted!

The easily walkable loop hiking route is designed as a wonderful Bee Theme Trail presenting several stations where you learn many interesting details on bee keeping, the production of mountain honey and the life of bees in the high Alpine area. For example:

Bienenthemenweg - Ochsengarten

Does a bee sleep? How long does a bee live?
On this marvelous nature exploration trail in Ochsengarten you will find answers to all these and many more questions revolving around honey bees, wild bees and other related species. A highly adventurous and exciting trail for all the family. Take an insight into the daily life of a honey bee or visit the show beehive where you can watch the busy little insects close by.

Distance: approx. 3 km
Access points: at the school (main access – parking area) or right opposite Gasthof Waldesruh (parking area available).


Summer Season (July, August):
Every Wednesday at 3.30 pm you can join a guided walking tour (min. 6 persons) with an apiarist, followed by honey tasting. On request, you discuss the tour while enjoying honey cake and coffee after the walk.

Advance booking – absolutely required

by Tuesday at 6.00 pm at the latest:
Ötztal Tourismus
Info Oetz T +43 (0) 57200 500
F +43 (0) 57200 501

Ötztal Tourismus Info Ambach T +43 (0) 57200 700
F +43 (0) 57200 701

by Tuesday at 11.15 am at the latest:
Ötztal Tourismus
Info Ochsengarten T +43 (0) 57200 820
F +43 (0) 57200 821

Hannes Kapeller -
Gerhard Holzknecht -


Special Highlight for Families
Unlimited fun for young and old: Why don't you go on a Geocaching Treasure Hunt along the Bee Theme Trail!

The valley route along the Bee Theme Trail is about 3 km long and takes approximately 1.5 hours.

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