Summer holiday at Lake Achen
Adventure holidays in the Karwendel
It is the spectacular scenery around Lake Achen that makes the region here so special. As the biggest lake in Tyrol, Lake Achen is also very popular with sailors, surfers and kite surfers who all enjoy the water along with the swimmers here. At Lake Achen you can choose from more than 500 kilometres of clearly signposted hiking paths, 250 kilometres of cycle paths and 183 kilometres of running paths as well as numerous climbing routes. E-bikes can also be hired and recharged throughout the area.
Cycling at Lake Achen is easy to describe: one great passion, two wheels and many, many, almost endless, kilometres. Thanks to the perfect location, Lake Achen also offers many options for more leisurely bike trips. The e-biking trend is also very popular in the region and these can be hired at many points along the lake.
Walk along soft forest floors, flower-lined paths, bright alpine roses and impressive mountain scenery: in the Rofan and Karwendel mountains, walkers can look forward to more than 450 km of hiking paths. Walking around Lake Achen is a great outdoor experience.
Lake Achen is one of the best lakes in Austria for watersports involving the wind thanks to its favourable location and reaches summer time temperatures of 22° C. Ideal conditions therefore for surfing, wind and kite surfing, sailing and much more. Action-loving watersports enthusiasts can look forward to an extensive choice!
Nestled between the Rofan mountains and the Karwendel Nature Park, Lake Achen glistens in a wonderful blue and turquoise colour. Swimmers in the area around Lake Achen enjoy an all-round, easily accessible bank whilst nature enthusiasts love the colours which are almost reminiscent of the Caribbean. This is because the water’s surface shimmers in glorious shades of turquoise, blue and aquamarine due to the light-coloured limestone rock.
Golfers can look forward to playing in stunning landscape as the courses by Lake Achen are perfectly tended and have long gained an excellent reputation amongst golfers. The golf courses of the Achenkirch Golf Club (9-hole) and Achensee Golf Club in Pertisau (18-hole) have an outstanding Alpine panorama.