Achensee Travel Guide

  • Inntal seen from Kanzelkehre
    Inntal seen from Kanzelkehre
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  • From right to left Inntal, Zillertal in the back
    From right to left Inntal, Zillertal in...
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  • Inntal with Jenbach, in the back Zillertal
    Inntal with Jenbach, in the back...
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Achensee Things to Do

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  • Kanzelkehre

    At the end of the Achental when you passed the Achensee coming from Germany one has a great view into the Inntal and the Zillertal. At the first hairpin you have a little café (Rastplatz) called Kanzelkehre. Kehre is Hairpin in german.

  • Was das Tiroler Steinöl so einzigartig...

    Tiroler Steinöl VitalbergOpening HoursMon-Sun 9.00-17.30 hrs.Entrance feesAdults € 4,80Children under 12 yrs. f.o.c.The Tiroler Steinöl® is gained through crushing sladestones that contain this oily substance, which is known for it's contribution to ones health and well being. In the Vitalberg Besucherzentrum in Pertisau you can learn about the...

  • City of Maurach and surrounding...

    Maurach is a small city on the south shore of Achensee ( Lake Achen ). Most of the buildings in Maurach are of the traditional Tirolean chalet style. There is vast green meadow and sandy beach between the houses and the lake shore. There is an excellent pedestrian and cycling trail which follows the western lakeshore from Maurach to north of...

  • Achensee and surrounding mountains

    Achensee is a nearly pristine natural alpine lake containing crystal clear water. The lake is fed by high mountain streams and springs. There is an excellent hiking trail that stretches from the village of Achensee on the north shore to Maurach on the south shore. The trail closely follows the western shoreline of the lake. Parts of the trail are...

  • Typical Tirolean roadside landscaping

    The terrain of the Achensee is steep. Therefore, road construction in the area involved considerable earth excavation. Retaining walls are needed to prevent erosion of the excavated hillsides. The retaining walls of Maurach are beautifully landscaped, typical of the one shown in this photo. The wall is made of paving stones, and the ground cover...

  • Best and most thrilling way to see...

    Yes it is true. Hounds really can fly. This definately rates high on my list of high adrenaline thrills. The scenery of Achensee, the Tirol region, and of all of Austria is spectacular. Hiking, cycling, motor cycle riding, cable lift car riding, cruising on touring ships, cross county skiing, riding trains, buses, cars, etc. are all excellent ways...

  • Achensee, eastern shoreline, and...

    This photo was shot from the hiking / cycling trail about midway between the city of Maurach and the village of Pertisau. Steep mountain peaks rise almost directly from the edge of the lake. Generally only narrow strips of meadow, rock, or forest, separate the lake from the foot of the mountains or steep hills. The unpolluted snowmelt water of...

  • Steam away with the Achenseebahn!

    AchenseebahnThis lokomotiv of 1889 goes from Seespitz Bahnhof at the Achensee to Jenbach Bahnhof in the Inntal. A trainride of 6.7 km down the mountain with a descend of max. 16 % an impressive ride down and up.The only thing that speaks against this ride is it's price. For a ride Achensee and Jenbach and back you pay € 22,00 per person.Children...

  • Up and away in the Rofan Mountains!

    Rofan FunicularThe funicular takes you up to 1840 m into the Rofan Range, where you have lots of possibilities to hike varying from 45 min to 7 hrs.FeesAdults: Up and down € 13,50 Up € 11,50 Down € 6,00 Children:Until 5 yrs. f.o.c.5-18 yrs.Up and down € 8,00 Up € 7,00 Down € 3,50

  • Take a hike!

    GaisalmAt the westside of lake Achensee you'll find this guesthouse, all alone on a landslide which reaches into the lake. The westside of the lake is not reachable by car only by boat or foot.A very nice thing to do depending on your health and ability two walk is a hiking tour along the westside of the lake crossing many waterfalls. From Pertisau...

  • Ship Ahoy on the Achensee!

    A nice thing to do on a sunny day is shipping around the lake. You can hop on and off in every town or stop like:Pertisau, Scholastika (Achenkirch), Gaisalm, Buchau or Seespitz (Achenseebahn)This will cost you € 12,50 and it takes about 2 hours to get around, but with some hiking and visiting the nice villages it takes a whole day.Children from 6...


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