Hiking through meadows and forests
Hiker at sunrise
Panoramic hike at Lake Achensee


Hiking at Lake Achensee – at the Rofan and Karwendel mountains

Hiking at the Achensee – that is synonymous with sheer boundless walking pleasure, hearty breaks at one of the huts and a fantastic mountain panorama. A hiking holiday at Lake Achensee also means a large selection of different hiking trails. With the Rofan Mountains to the east and the Karwendel Mountains to the west, the Achensee hiking region offers 500 km of well-marked hiking trails. The offer includes simple trails with low gradients such as the Karwendel valleys of Pertisau, which are ideal for leisure hikers. During their summer holidays in Tyrol, families will find a variety of paths, for example: the lake promenade in Maurach. Of course, passionate mountaineers will also get their money's worth on their hiking holiday at Lake Achensee. Demanding and airy trails are a welcome challenge and make up for all efforts with a breath-taking view.

Hiking at Lake Achensee: cable cars and rustic huts

At Lake Achensee, it is simply wonderful to hike in summer! The cable cars are a pleasant relief. Our hiking hotel at Lake Achensee is only a few minutes' walk away from the Rofan cable car in Maurach. The Karwendel cable car is located in Pertisau on the other side of the lake. With these two cable cars, you can reach the mountain stations in a very short time during your hiking holiday at Lake Achensee. From there, you can start your tours and enjoy the wonderful view of the Tyrolean mountain landscape and the turquoise-blue Achensee.

What makes hiking near the Lake Achensee so attractive is not only the landscape, but also the many rustic huts and Alpine pastures. They are perfect for a well-deserved breather. Here, you can try typical local specialities, enjoy the warm sun on the terrace, and easily chat away with like-minded people. Satisfaction is simply a part of hiking near Lake Achensee!

Your hiking holiday at Lake Achensee: services and activity programme

At our hiking hotel at Lake Achensee we welcome all nature lovers, hikers, and alpine sports enthusiasts. In order to make your holiday in Maurach am Achensee very special, we offer you five guided hikes a week in summer. Our popular activity programme for connoisseurs includes herbal, themed, and panoramic hikes. Of course, guided excursions for nature observation and summit tours should not be missing either during your hiking holiday at the Achensee.

When you return to our hotel in Maurach after a hike around Lake Achensee, happy and pleasantly tired, everything revolves around regeneration. In our indoor swimming pool, you can let yourself float in the warm water and feel pleasant relaxation. A cosy experience awaits you in the sauna. How about a feel-good treatment during your hiking holiday at Lake Achensee? Under the expert hands of our staff, your tired muscles become loose and supple again – so that you are fit for the next hiking experience at Lake Achensee!

Tips for hiking at Lake Achensee

Our hiking hotel at Lake Achensee is also the right choice for all those who are on one of the long-distance hiking trails through Tyrol. One of them is the Adlerweg(Eagle Walk), which runs from east to west through the whole of Tyrol. Of the 33 daily stages, distributed over 413 km, three day-tours run through the Achensee hiking region. Of course, you can also hike shorter stages near Lake Achensee in summer.

The 7-day crossing of the Alps from Germany to Italy is another destination many yearn for. From the Bavarian Lake Tegernsee, hike over the Lake Achensee to the Zillertal, and on to Vipiteno/Sterzing in Italy. On your hike across the Alps, you will get to know different cultures and find well-deserved relaxation at our hiking hotel at Lake Achensee. In our cosy rooms you can expect relaxing hours. Take a look at our hiking offers!