On the northern flanks of the Kaisergebirge Massif you find lovely Walchsee, one of Tirol's most idyllic holiday resorts embedded in mighty rock faces and surrounded by gently rolling hills. The great variety of Alpine landscapes of the charming Kaiserwinkl Region lends itself to outstanding holiday activities. A real gem is Lake Walchsee, one of the warmest swimming lakes in Tirol, inviting tired hikers to take a refreshing swim in summer. During the winter months the Kaiserwinkl Region boasts a huge network of Nordic skiing trails while families and children will have fun in the nearby Zahmer Kaiser ski area – a great spot especially for beginners.
Scenic Kaiserwinkl ranks among the secluded winter sport resorts with high snow reliability, endless sunshine and glittering slopes.
Enjoy winter at its finest in Walchsee – far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Cross-country skiers explore the marvelous area on 244 kilometers of wonderful Nordic tracks spread all over the wide open Kaiserwinkl, one of Austria's most renowned areas when it comes to cross-country skiing. Among the favorite Nordic trails are the secluded routes through the "Schwemm" region, North Tirol's largest marshland in the immediate surroundings of Walchsee.
Passionate walkers and winter hikers can choose from incredible 80 km of cleared winter walking routes leading to Kaiserwinkl's most romantic spots. Great snowshoe hikes promise awe-inspiring panoramic views of the valleys and mountains. A small but fine ski area can be found on the northern flanks of the Kaiser Mountains: Zahmer Kaiser ski center offers 15 kilometers of immaculate slopes ideal for families and children, including also a child-friendly chair lift and varied practicing ski lifts. Also the nearby Hochkössen ski area at Unterberghorn is within easy reach – a free shuttle bus takes both skiers and snowboarders to the mountain gondola station.
Simply relaxing or enjoying active holidays?
Mountains, Alpine lakes and picture-book little villages make a breathtaking backdrop for memorable summer holidays. Everything is possible: take a refreshing swim at Lake Walchsee, indulge in the gorgeous views of the Kaisergebirge Mountains. There is nothing more calming than a warm summer's day by the lovely lake with plenty of sunshine and picture-book panoramic vistas. How about some water adventures like kayaking or water skiing? Swimming is just one of the many summer activities available in scenic Walchsee. Holiday makers can choose from a myriad of fantastic walking paths, hiking trails and mountain biking routes. Additionally, the area features 3 golf courses – one 9-hole golf course is located right at Lake Walchsee, embedded in the stunning Alpine scenery of the Wilder Kaiser mountain massif.