Winter holidays in Tirol without skiing? - No way!
The Achensee area comprises several ski areas, offering a total of 58 kilometers of slopes: Achensee - Christlum, Rofanlifte Steinberg - Achensee, Karwendel Bergbahn Pertisau, Planberg Wiesenlifte - Pertisau, and Achensee - Rofanseilbahn. Just perfect for an active winter break with the whole family!
In summer the Achensee area is a popular destination thanks to the crystal-clear lake and innumerable options for outdoor activities. The area boasts 450 km of way-marked walking trails, 250 km of bicycle and mountain bike routes, and 183 km of signposted running routes.
With Tiscover, you will find the perfect accommodation in the Achensee area: hotels of all categories, guesthouses and holiday apartments.
More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board
The Achensee Lake - the Fjord of the Alps. Austria's Emporers were the first to discover this beautiful natural lake as a holiday destination.
The emerald-green Lake Achensee is the largest and most beautiful of the Tirolean lakes. To the west and south rise the imposing peaks of the Karwendelgebirge, to the east the Rofangebirge or Sonnwendgebirge.
The lake (round trips by steamer) offers excellent facilities for water sports, including scuba diving, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing and swimming. On hot summer days the water reaches up to 22C.
Around the lake there is a whole host of good hotels and holiday apartments to choose from.
Paradise for Hikers
Covering an area of 730 km², the Karwendel mountain range is Europe´s largest nature reserve - and an outstanding hiking paradise.
On the banks of the Achensee, Tirol's largest lake, rises the majestic Karwendel/Rofan mountain range. Its highest peak is at 2,457 m above sea level... perfect for hikers!
If you wish to enjoy the flair of these jaw-dropping heights without getting too tired, take the Rofan or Karwendel lifts and enter a mystic world of peaks, huts, and alpine pastures.
Winter in the Achensee region - the perfect vacation for those who want to relax and enjoy
A beautiful lake reflecting the blue sky, snow-clad mountains, and large snow fields. Achensee offers winter sports and recreation for everyone! High-altitude cross-country skiing, romantic rides in a horse-drawn sleigh, horse trekking, skiing and enjoying breathtaking views...