Lake Achensee

Can you imagine winter holidays without skiing? Numerous ski resorts around Lake Achensee make for a perfect holiday experience: Achensee - Christlum, Rofanlifte Steinberg – Achensee, Karwendel Bergbahn Pertisau, Planberg Wiesenlifte – Pertisau and Achensee – Rofanseilbahn. 58 km of skiable terrain for the whole family!

Is there anything better than going for a soak in the crystal-clear lake after a demanding hiking tour? Choose from a total of 450 km of signposted hiking trails, 250 km of cycling routes and 183 km of running paths.

Are you looking for a comfortable hotel, guesthouse or apartment the Achensee area? You will definitely find the perfect holiday accommodation!

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.

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.

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Climate & Weather

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    11 / 21 °C
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    10 / 21 °C
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Arrival & Address

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+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 10 pm
Tourismusverband Achensee
Im Rathaus 387
6215 Achenkirch, Austria
Achensee Tirol