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Achensee

Maurach, Eben am Achensee 6213, Austria
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A great & varied walk around The Achensee

Really enjoyed the walk around the Achensee. We clocked up 16 miles but that was with a couple of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
XS-Baggage
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Newark, UK
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Achensee museum

Visited this museum in maurach , not expecting much as it's not advertised that well and out Rep... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bev B
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“boat trip” (11 reviews)
“steam train” (10 reviews)
“lovely lake” (5 reviews)
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Maurach, Eben am Achensee 6213, Austria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the walk around the Achensee. We clocked up 16 miles but that was with a couple of minor detours - one of which was due to poor signposting at Achenkirch where the lakeside path has to go inland somewhat (presumably because the farm...More

Thank XS-Baggage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum in maurach , not expecting much as it's not advertised that well and out Rep never even mentioned it . It's tucked away in a pretty residential area but definitely worth seeking out ! What a brilliant eclectic museum , something there...More

Thank Bev B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the cog train up the mountain. It was stuffy in the carriage but opening the window let the rain in. The journey is boring and incredibly slow. The lake is beautiful,we intended on swimming but it was a bit chilly so took the two...More

Thank lindsay f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The line is only a few miles long but climbs 1500 feet with a rack and pinion engine. A very leisurely journey with some fantastic views.

Thank Jasbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Achensee is the largest lake in Austria at almost 1km across and 9km long. The boat trip is something not to be missed. The round trip takes about 2 hours with the ability to get on and off to your heart's delight. Of particular interest...More

1  Thank pandora747
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Perfect for a relaxing holiday in a quiet resort. Great walking for all abilities and the use of the boats and cog railway open up the area- well worth buying a week ticket- note that dogs must wear a muzzle on the boats.

1  Thank fluffy018
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We were visiting from the Maurach side and it was a short walk from town to the lake side. It was early evening and there were lots of kite surfers on our edge of the water. Towards the middle there were some sailboats (and lots...More

Thank Weekend_Roamer1
Reviewed September 13, 2016

A great place to visit. Trips on the lake, nice places to relax with a coffee and cake. Plenty of seats on the lake side to sit and watch the world go by. Well worth a visit.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed September 9, 2016

There are two options to chosse from an hour 10 Euro or 20 Euro hour and half. We choose the tour of the whole lake, but the shorter trip would have been better value. The boat gets very busy ans like all the British we...More

1  Thank 19chelsea70
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

41km from Innsbruck, Archensee is a must to visit. It's serenity and peacefulness really felt and make our spirit high. The water is calm & clear turquoise green . The backdrop setting are mountains with snow capped. Rofanseibahn is just next to the bay ....More

Thank Saadiah A
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Sumamarn K
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Bev B | Reviewed this property |
If you upgrade your guest card to a holiday card once you are in achensee the train is free of charge , which is what we did. I'm not sure what the charge is as we never had to pay it .
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Margaret W
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Ebru A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The public transport system works quite efficiently. You can find almost all info about the transportation by clicking the following link: (I am sorry. Although I shared an useful link. Tripadvisor did not allow me... More
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