Summer in Tyrol's mountain landscape and all the opportunities it offers to get out and about are freeing and inspirational.
Enjoy the bright blue skies on the bike or feel the summer sun kiss your nose while out for a swim. Walk in the mountains and breathe in the fresh, clean air – and perhaps meet the odd summer shower followed by a bright and beautiful rainbow with a pot of gold at the end.
Feel the elements again.
Revel in your freedom.
No matter whether with a racing bike, mountain bike, e-bike or even with a training wheel - around the Achensee it is easy to find the right route for the perfect bike tour. So that you can start right away, we have already selected the best routes around the Achensee for you. So get on your training wheels. Ready. Go.
- Achensee round and "into the Gramai" (easy)
- Gufferthütte (medium)
- Blaubergalm (medium)
- Guffert round (medium)
- Köglalm round (medium to heavy)
- Feil head (medium to heavy)
- Walchenklamm round (heavy)
The Achensee is embedded like a small gemstone in the beautiful mountain world of the Rofan Mountains and the Karwendel Nature Park. The area around Lake Achensee stretches from proud peaks to classic Austrian alpine pastures and fantastic vantage points. They frame our refreshing, sparkling jewel. Spoken in pirate language: Lake Achensee is a real "treasure" for cyclists.
Why don't you take a look here, because these exciting downhill runs and fantastic scenery await you at the Bike Park for adults and children.
Our recommendation: A trip directly along the Achensee to Pertisau - pure relaxation!
With absolute ease you will not only get to know Lake Achensee, but also the mountains around it, which make the Achental so special. You cycle by at numerous bars and traditional inns directly on the lake. You really deserve this refreshment, because here you will find everything your heart desires, for young and old: delicious snacks, cakes and iced coffee surrounded by wonderful views make this cycling tour an extraordinary one.
Directly here in your family paradise, certified mountain bike guides are at your disposal almost literally around the clock with bikes, advice and service. It doesn't matter whether you just need tips on choosing a route or the ideal e-bikes, which can be rented in our house for little money. From guided bike tours or recommendations for families or bike trail fans, the offer is literally limitless. As here it can happen that you "unintentionally" cross the border to Bavaria.
Here are some of our favourite bike trails nearby:
- Imperial House - Achensee
- Zell am Ziller - Achensee
Our very own natural pool:
Our natural outdoor pool, which we call "Kleiner Achensee" – the "Little Achensee" – guarantees re-freshing bathing fun, as it is a faithful replica of the real Lake Achensee – complete with a water slide and extensive sunbathing area. Not to mention a pirate raft that can be taken from shore to shore with a little teamwork. Fun and relaxation – ideal for water lovers of all ages!
Horse riding & carriage rides:
We have our own stables with a riding arena and paddock, so horse-lovers will be in seventh heaven from the moment they arrive. Our Haflinger and Icelandic horses are well trained and extremely good-natured with children. Our guests can find perfect happiness not just on the back of horses, but also in a carriage behind them. You can explore the area together with your family on a carriage ride.
Soccer camp at the sports field in Achenkirch. Little eyes of many kids grow bigger and hearts beat faster. With professional coaches, the kids learn the right kick, improve their technique and can even participate in tournaments.
With a host of golf courses around Lake Achensee, what could be a better time for a round or two (or three...)? Our specially trained children's golf pro gives fun lessons for young golf fans. Entertainment, exercise in the fresh air and shared family time are our top priorities. In our family paradise, every tee-off is an experience.
The region around Lake Achensee is a dream come true for hiking enthusiasts: over 500 kilometres of well-maintained and well-marked trails, from paths along the flat to more challenging routes. Even experienced mountaineers will find just what they are looking for. Why not also take time for a visit to Karwendel nature reserve with its unspoiled Alpine scenery and unique biodiversity.
You will find excellent running and walking conditions right on our doorstep – through meadows and forests, cross country or along the shores of Lake Achensee. The region offers a lot of variety for runners and, with its 183 km of marked running trails, is surely one of the most beautiful running destinations in the Alps.
Our guided Nordic Walking excursions introduce you to the magical, unspoiled countryside around Lake Achensee. You can choose the length and difficulty of the walk. Our trained Nordic Walking instructor will teach you how to use the poles correctly. He is an experienced professional Nordic Walking guide and will help you choose the right equipment and show you the most beautiful routes.
You might not typically associate these water sports with a holiday region in the Austrian Alps. Yet thanks to its unique location, Tyrol's longest lake (9 km), also known as the "Tyrolean Sea" (Tiroler Meer), offers excellent wind and water conditions for adventure sports. Our local sailing, surfing, kite-boarding and diving schools offer fun and excitement on the water. Visitors to Lake Achensee can also try their hand at stand up paddling, canyoning, white-water swimming and rafting. More information about providers is available at www.achensee.com.