Achensee
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Lilly Pilly
4 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
I can't agree so much with the previous review. The boat was lovely and modern and was very smooth sailing, however, it stopped many times for about 15 minutes each time to load and unload passengers as it was a hop on hop off cruise this was incredibly time consuming. We hopped off one stop before the end, stopped for lunch, walked back to the beginning and still beat the boat back. It would be better if there was a choice of a cruise of the lake only which would only take 20 to 30 minutes rather than 2 hours of the hop on hop off.
Written August 9, 2023
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BobBonHere
Lytham St Anne's, UK2,597 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
Whilst on holiday we had time for a trip on Lake Achensee on their newest boat ‘Tirol.’ Starting at Pertisau we travelled to the end of the lake at Schastika and return that cost 17.50 Euros, a little expensive but we were on holiday!
Written July 22, 2023
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ghanbg
Nuremberg, Germany685 contributions
Jun 2022 • Family
A very scenic, stunningly beautiful mountain lake. There are some public beaches at various places along the shoreline. Water is of course quite chilly even in summer. Cycling around the lake is great fun and can be done on the eastern side
Written August 9, 2022
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Lina
Heidenheim an der Brenz, Germany10 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
It is stunning especially when the sun hits the lake. There are so many different activities that can be done such as surfing, trip in a boat, swimming, or just lying by the lake and enjoying the natural beauty.
Written July 12, 2022
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Raoul Rongen
Sittard, The Netherlands995 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
The lake has a beautiful colour especially when the sun hits the surface. It has a good kitesurfing spot. Their are no motorboats on the lake except the ferry to preserve the quality of the water. The lake is long and has several cities on the shores. On the Maurach site unfortunately no really swimming areas or terrace were you can grap a drink and enjoy the beauty of the lake. Their is though a nice walking and biking path along the lake were you can relax and enjoy the surroundings.
Written August 17, 2021
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Tina M
Towcester, UK48 contributions
Sep 2020
There is so much to see and do here, whether you stay in your hotel and relax or decide to hike up the mountains, take the boat around the lake or the local buses to other sights. There are even guided hikes for solo travellers.
Written September 18, 2020
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MoonaMuslim
729 contributions
Jul 2020
One of many beautiful mountain lakes in the area and definitely worth a visit.

The leisure activities on Lake Achensee - varied and something for everyone!
- stroll and dine on the waterfront in Maurach and Pertisau - with wonderful cafes and restaurants right on the shore
- Rent a boat across the lake or rent a boat. There are pedal boats and motor boats
- Endless opportunities for hiking. Around the lake - approx. 24 km. Or take the gondola up a mountain, enjoy the view and go down again, or hike. The descents are well developed and easy to walk on.
- perfect for cycling. Both leisurely routes around the lake, as well as downhill and mountain bike excursions.
- if you feel like swimming, there are many places where it is possible to stay and lay - even when the water is cold, also in summer!
-Paragliding: a great view over the Achensee

Many small excursions nearby, or directly on the lake.
A trip to the Gaisalm can either be done by boat or on foot. The route from Pertisau is easy and also possible with small children or by bike. Coming from Achenkirch, the path is more demanding - steeper, with stairs and definitely not feasible by bike (not even for mountain bikes!).

Even if the water does not shine as fascinatingly as at the Eibsee, it is still worth a trip. A very clear recommendation for the Zillertal, Achensee and the surrounding area. Much more than just a day trip. A wonderful landscape and nature, and so many worthwhile places very close, too.
Written August 5, 2020
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Hela1
Windsor, UK111 contributions
Aug 2019
We came here for a day trip in the summer and loved it - the location is so beautiful, very scenic. We parked in Pertisau and were lucky to find parking along the lake. From there it was a short walk to the boats - you can take a round trip or a one-way trip for a various length of time - we were here with two small children so opted for a 40-minute round trip around the lake and that was perfect. Once you're on the boat you can order ice-cream and coffees etc - this is quite highly priced as you would expect, but it's part of the experience.
Absolutely beautiful location and we can't wait to return and spend more time here.
Written May 19, 2020
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Андрей Р
Moscow, Russia136 contributions
Mar 2020
We have been there briefly in March 2020.
I would like to come here for longer.
Very nice and quite place, comfortable walking path, very nice area, you can travel around a bit.
Written April 11, 2020
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Siegfried R
Noruega57 contributions
Feb 2020
Been at Achensee before, and will be back. The area is very scenic, and very good for hiking and water sports in the summer, and skiing and wintersports in the winter. A lot of nice hotels and pensions to chose from
Written February 13, 2020
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