Maurach is lies between the Karwendel and Rofan mountain ranges close to the ski-slopes, on the southern bank of Achensee Lake at an elevation of 950 meters and has population of about 2050 people.
If driving on the B181 from the Inntalautobahn motorway, Maurach is the first on your way. The crystal clear, shallow water on the rambling Buchau beach is great for families with children. Additionally, Maurach am Achensee provides its visitors with many hiking and biking trails, rental boats, sailing, surfing, various boat trips, inline skating and paragliding.
The popular Achensee Dampfzahnradbahn rag railway also stops in the town Maurach. Other highlights which one should not miss are the Notburgamuseum, Achensee Museumswelt, the distillery Schnappsbrennerei Kostenzer and of course the Dalfazer waterfall.
Maurach Skiing Holidays
During the winter Maurach is heaven for those looking for tranquil and peaceful relaxation. Large fields blanketed in white powder, snow-capped peaks and in between the magnificent glittering lake of Achensee. The Achensee region offers winter sports and relaxation for all ages and difficulties – most popular activities include cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, horse riding, etc.
The Rofan gondola will take one into the Rofan ski area - diverse skiing terrain for all difficulty levels.
From Innsbruck Airport one should continue by train to Jenbach and by bus or taxi to Maurach. Alternative is from Munich airport and then by train to Jenbach and by bus or taxi to Maurach.
Train to Jenbach - bus or taxi to Maurach (which is about 4 kilometers)
Train to Tegernsee - taxi or bus no. 9550 via Kreuth and Achenkirch to Maurach
The bus journey from Jenbach to Pertisau, Achenkirch, Maurach and Steinberg is free for guests who have booked their holidays in one of these towns during the time of your stay. Ask your host for free bus tickets.
By car - toll-free road through Tegernseetal; from Munich to the motorway exit Holzkirchen. Via Von Tegernsee and Achenpass (941 meters) to the Austrian border and on to Maurach.