Winter holidays at Lake Achensee

Set amongst a breathtaking natural backdrop, the Achensee region attracts visitors in winter with a wide range of top-quality holiday offers. Family-friendly ski hills make the region a perfect multigenerational holiday destination. Among Nordic athletes, the region has long become a top-notch cross-country skiing hub.

The unique natural setting of Tirol’s largest lake speaks for itself – snow-covered peaks, five picturesque villages and a glistening white landscape which promises pure winter magic. Offering a multitude of sports and activities from cross-country skiing to skiing, ski touring and winter hiking as well as new trend sports such as snowkiting and paragliding, winter holidays at Lake Achensee provide everything your heart could desire.

The region is known in particular for its extensive cross-country skiing offers. Boasting a network of more than 200 kilometres of competition standard classic and skating trails, a designated practice trail, adaptive cross-country skiing trails and snowmaking capabilities in several holiday villages, Achensee maintains its pioneering role when it comes to cross-country skiing in Tirol.

The Achensee region has four ski areas and two small practice hills with a total of approx. 53 kilometres of pistes. The ski areas are small-scale, yet full of variety, and are particularly known for their family-friendly ski hills and special offers for toddlers and younger children. The region has six ski schools which provide ski courses for all ability levels.

Those who want to explore the winter wonderland at Lake Achensee off the pistes can enjoy an exhilarating descent on five toboggan runs or soak up the winter scenery during a horse-drawn sleigh ride into the Karwendel valleys.

The Achensee region is the perfect retreat if you want to engage in outdoor activities and escape the stress of everyday life. On the following pages you will find detailed information about the wide range of winter activities at Lake Achensee!