A holiday in Achenkirch is in an idyllic setting by Lake Achen. The turquoise-blue water is only a short walk away across beautiful meadow paths from the Schrambacherhof. Throughout the year, visitors to the area can enjoy a wide range of recreational opportunities in and around Tyrol’s biggest lake. Summer hikes, mountain bike tours and watersports guarantee holiday fun as do speedy ski descents and wonderful cross-country and snowshoe hikes.
Enjoy a whole
wealth of Alpine adventures
by Lake Achen
Experience the region
to the full
in the summer
Surrounded by the Rofan and Karwendel mountains, the region around Lake Achen is a true hiking haven. Hikers benefit from 500 km of well-signposted and well-maintained paths ideal for leisurely family hikes as well as more challenging mountain climbs. The first few metres in height can be comfortably ascended with the Rofan cable car and the Karwendel mountain railway.
Keen cyclists as well as ambitious mountain bikers can look forward to more than 250 km of cycle paths around Lake Achen. Enjoy the highly varied terrain and fantastic views on tours at considerable height as well as around the lake. For more, leisurely trips, it is recommended you explore the romantic side valleys. Not to be missed!
With its crystal clear water, Lake Achen is not only a stunning sight but also offers many watersports options against majestic mountain scenery. Enjoy summer water temperatures of up to 22°C whilst swimming or benefit from the great wind conditions and try sailing or wind or kite surfing or explore Tyrol’s biggest lake by SUP or boat.
in the winter
Enjoy speedy piste descents with marvellous views over Lake Achen. The region offers 53 kilometres of pistes in three small and popular skiing areas including the Christlum ski region which is only a short walk from the apartment. The pistes, which are mainly nice and wide, are very family-friendly and perfect for beginners as well as those who haven’t been skiing for a while.
For cross-country skiers, the region is a varied winter haven with plenty of opportunity for sporting fun. More than 200 kilometres of cross-country ski paths of various difficulty levels await beginners as well as advanced skiers. And the Schrambacherhof is situated directly by the path which leads through the valley. The banks of the lake are also ideal for panoramic skiing with breathtaking views.
Plough your way through untouched, snow-covered landscapes and fully immerse yourself in the breathtaking nature here on a snowshoe hike. Away from the kept paths, you can enjoy tranquillity and beautiful views. The numerous lodges along the way offer the perfect opportunity to stop off and sample delicious local specialities. Guided snowshoe hikes are also possible for those who prefer company and provide a unique experience.