Austria Austria hotels Austria transportation Austria travel insurance






Achenkirch is ravishingly situated at the foot of Rofan Mountains and near the shores of Lake Achensee. The small holiday resort lies near the Karwendel nature reserve, which, with surface of 730 square kilometers, is the largest one in Europe. This beautiful resort with population of about 2100 people offers 3500 tourist beds. Also here is situated the famous Lipizzan stud farm, which is the biggest one in Austria. Everyone can enjoy a ride either in the riding hall or during some guided trips through the Achental valley. Plus, there is huge variety of sports starting with hiking, cycling winter sports and horse riding. Actually Achenkirch is a superb place for not-experts who want to ski or board rather than just sit around in bars. The slopes have the following suitability: Beginner - 56%; Intermediate - 24%; Expert - 20%. There are ten lifts on twelve slopes with total length of 25 kilometers.
The resort also offers great opportunity for fishing, ice skating, paragliding, golf, canoeing/kayaking, mountain biking, tobogganing, rowing, sailing, windsurfing, diving, trekking.

Achenkirch Austria

The nearest airports to Achenkirch are Munich airport (100 kilometers), Innsbruck airport (about 55 kilometers) and Salzburg airport (150 kilometers).
Also there are various options to get there by car. On can take the toll-free journey from Germany via Achenpass or Bad Tölz. Also from Munich to the motorway exit Holzkirchen, Tegernsee lake, Achenpass or Bad Tölz - border, Achenkirch and on to the other villages.
One can use and a train to Jenbach train station. Then continue by public bus or a taxi to Maurach (4 kilometers).
The journey by bus from Jenbach to Maurach, Achenkirch, Steinberg and Pertisau is free for those of the guests who have already booked their holidays in one of these towns. The booking confirmation counts also as a ticket and the travels by bus between the mentioned towns are free during the time of your stay.
There are and some good places to eat with typical Austrian style dishes. In many inns and restaurants most of which are family-run, are served a la carte delights. In the menu are included various Austrian specialties like the famous Brettljause, wide range of cold cuts and gourmet menus.

Achenkirch ski map



Austria Recommended Tourist Destinations






Austria Austria Hotels Austria Travel Guide