As you arrive into Pertisau the first thing to catch your eye is the mesmerising colour of Lake Achensee. Shifting from aquamarine to a deep sapphire, the water is incredibly enticing. Since my arrival, I have explored the surrounding area as much as I could. There are over 500km of marked hiking trails in the
The street is full of life, children singing, adults laughing and the atmosphere is electric; tonight is Ellmau’s Sommernacht’s fest. Sommernacht fest is a weekly tradition here where the village is turned into a completely pedestrianised area and every hotel and craftsman share their produce with the community. Home brewed schnapps, hand crafted jewellery, utensils
So, if I’m spending my holiday in St Wolfgang, St Gilgen or Fuschl, what is there to do? Views above St. Wolfgang A better question would be, what can’t you do? You can paraglide off the Zwoelferhorn mountain, travelling up by cablecar and flying down under the expertise (and assurance!) of to a licensed glider.
When a mountain guide who’s been guiding around the Ötztal Alps all her life says that she’s ‘never seen anything like it’, you know you’ve seen something special. Bridgette is one of the fantastic mountain guides that our guests can enjoy through the Obergurgl tourist office’s FREE guided walking programme. A ski instructor in winter,
‘The Chalet School’ didn’t ring any bells whatsoever when Lee, a previous representative in the Achensee, told me that I had to know something about the novel’s connection to Pertisau, before I were to arrive in resort. As a child, I was an avid reader of the girls at St Claire’s, Malory towers and Enid