A summer full of events

A popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, Lake Achensee offers an abundance of activities to engage in and also lots of unparalleled events.

Karwendelmarsch - passing the Gramai Hochleger ©sportalpen


The region is specifically known for its sporting events which also attract international sporting greats to Tirol’s largest lake. In 2018, the region will host many exciting events:

A new fascinating competition will be added to the sports event calendar. The new Achensee Xtreme – Hike & Fly on 26th May 2018 centres around paragliding and mountain running. After the successful launch last year, Lake Achensee will organize for the second time the multi-day MTB festival on 9th/10th June 2018, featuring competitions, product presentations and much more. The region will host for the first time ever the Achensee Trail Hero on 23rd/24th June 2018, a fun sports event where nature-loving athletes can choose between trail running routes with distances of 15, 35 or 68 kilometres. Hikers can opt for the 24- and 12-hour hike.

At the end of August/beginning of September, the Karwendelmarsch and Achenseelauf attract thousands of sports enthusiasts to enjoy sports among peers.

Cultural highlights include achensee.literatour in spring and the alpine cattle drive festivals in autumn.

In addition, there will be numerous small events such as brass music concerts, events hosted by local associations and much more throughout the year.

Visit our event calendar for tips and information on upcoming events. From excursion tips and hikes to cultural, sports and family events, our region has something for everyone to enjoy.