How deep is Lake Achensee? How many hiking trails are in the region? Does the region have skiing? What are the most popular outdoor activities? Read our facts & figures to get an overview of Tirol's Sports & Vitality Park.
Lake Achensee is a natural lake created by glaciers.
In Austria and hence in the Achensee region, the standard time is Central European Time (CET; UTC+01:00). Austria also observes daylight savings time (CEST).
Austria belongs to the transitional central European climatic zone, which is characterized by warm summers and cold winters. Average temperatures in July are around 20 degrees Celsius, in winter around 0 degrees Celsius. Maximum temperatures in summer are around 35 degrees Celsius. In winter, temperatures can drop to -20 degrees Celsius.
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In Austria, tourists are required to pay an overnight accommodation tax which is charged according to the region they're staying in. In the Achensee region, the tourist tax is EUR 3 per night and person and is always billed separately. Exempt from the tourist tax are children staying overnight until the end of the calendar year in which they reach the age of 15 years.
In hotels and restaurants, prices are inclusive of taxes and service charges. Leaving a tip of 10% is common.
The currency in Austria is the euro. 1 euro = 100 cents.
Fire brigade: 122
Mountain rescue – emergency number for alpine accidents: 140
Total kilometres of hiking trails: 500km of waymarked hiking trails
The largest contiguous nature reserve in the northern limestone Alps and Austria's biggest nature park.
4 ski areas and 2 practice terrains
Total amount of skiable terrain: 53km of slopes
The Christlum lifts in Achenkirch, the Rofan cable car in Maurach, the Karwendel cable car in Pertisau and the lifts in Steinberg and Wiesing offer 53 kilometres of slopes on altitudes up to 1,900 metres accessed by 28 lifts.
220,5 kilometres of trails: classic and skating
Snow biking, snowkiting, snowboarding, snowshoeing, bag jump, horse riding, kitesurfing, inline skating, climbing, paragliding, SUP, Nordic walking, beach volleyball, tennis and more!