Explore the region with Emperor Maximilian & his court jester!

Lake Achensee interactive audio tour experience

The deep blue Lake Achensee is the heart of the region and for centuries, its breathtaking beauty has attracted people from near and far. Looking for a new way to discover some of the region’s special places? Our interactive audio tour experience gives visitors a unique and engaging narrative to follow. The audio tours are narrated by Emperor Maximilian I, one of the greatest admirers of Lake Achensee in his day, and his court jester Kunz von der Rosen. Let our knowledgeable guides turn your excursion into an unforgettable, immersive experience in nature and culture.

Hear interesting facts about the Karwendel valleys, the Dalfaz waterfall, and the viewing platform in Pertisau. The narrated audio tours include information to listen to at 24 stations around Lake Achensee, including some tricky riddles and hand-drawn moving images. Ready to explore at your leisure? Then visit one, two or all of the stations in any order.

Step 1 – Download app
Download the free Locandy app for Android devices at your device’s app store (once you have downloaded the app and the audio tour "Lake Achensee – Summer stories with Emperor Maximilian I." the tour works entirely offline).
Step 1 – Download app
Download the free Locandy app for iOS-devices at your device’s app store (once you have downloaded the app and the audio tour "Lake Achensee – Summer stories with Emperor Maximilian I." the tour works entirely offline).
Step 2 – Install audio tour
To get started, open the Locandy app and scan the QR code. Alternatively, you can search for the audio tour "Lake Achensee – Summer stories with Emperor Maximilian I." in the app (attention: the title must be entered correctly).

How is the audio tour structured?

All stations of the audio tour have a route and content. The route features a short description of how to get to the station, using GPS to measure your distance from the station. At each station, QR codes give you easy access to the audio tour. Listen to the stories narrated by the two aristocratic guides and learn interesting facts about Lake Achensee and its history. Use the menu in the upper right area to skip individual stations. 

The first station provides instructions on how to use the audio tour. You can listen to the information everywhere and as often as you like. From the second station, the content will be unlocked on site via the map (GPS tracking) or via QR code, which is displayed on the respective interpretive panels (except station Seekarlspitze).

Overview of all stations

Our interactive tour planner shows all stations of the interactive audio tour experience.

More about culture & tradition!

Emperor Maximilian’s cultural heritage
Achensee cattle drives
Tracing the song „Silent Night” at Lake Achensee