Austria, Lake Achensee
Beautifully situated on the scenic western shores of Lake Achensee, the largest and deepest lake in the Tyrol, Pertisau is known for its striking emerald waters, framed by the picturesque Karwendel and majestic Rofan mountain ranges. Popular day time activities include boat trips across the lake or exploring the lake shore villages by bike or the famous Achensee steam railway. As well as many easy promenade strolls around the lake, there is also extensive hiking above the village and an abundance of wildlife in what is Tyrol's largest nature reserve. A compact and tranquil village, Pertisau has a handful shops, cafés and restaurants, and there is regular live music and folklore entertainment at hotels and local alms throughout the summer.
Multi centres | Combine your stay in Pertisau with 3, 4 or 7 nights in another resort in Austria or as part of the New ‘Austria Explorer’ Multi-centre holiday.
Resort Code: ATPE
Languages spoken: English
Time difference: GMT+1
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Transfer Approx. 1hr by coach.
Supplements may apply on some flights
Self drive is available
Car hire available: Yes
Evening resort bus service: No
Local bus services:
Parking available: No
Resort Ski bus available: No
Krimmi Waterfalls, Innsbruck and Mayrhofen excursions can be booked locally.
Marvel at the natural wonder of Europe’s highest waterfall set amidst the stunning Hohe Tauern National Park. Follow the path right next to the falls for fantastic photo opportunities. Small National Park fee may be payable locally.
Spend the day exploring this historic city with its mountainous snow-capped backdrop, charming old town, Golden balcony and the Bergisel Olympic Ski jump.
Take a trip through some of Tirol’s most beautiful scenery on the Zillertal high alpine road. Rising up out of the valley to a height of 2200m, you can expect fantastic views of the Hintertux glacier, Hohe Tauern national park and valleys for miles around. You can also take an optional Glacier cable car ride.
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In And Around Pertisau
Don’t miss this special trip with your Inghams Rep to a magical mountain Alm in the Karwendel National Park. Enjoy a traditional Tyrolean lunch with home-made produce and cheeses, local folklore music, an Alpine zoo and much more. Approx €24 (pay locally).
Resort Card (Book Locally)
€59 - 7 Days Approx
The great value ‘Pertisau - Achensee Erlebnis Card’ is available from the Tourist Office and includes:
Pertisau offers excellent walking opportunities, with over 450km of marked hiking paths above the village and into local valleys Gerntal, Falzthurntal and the Tristenautal. Terrain ranges from flat walks to steeper trails up to the highest peaks accessed by 2 cable-cars. From most paths there are wonderful views of the lake and a great number of excellent mountain Alms for refreshment stops.
WALK WITH US - Inghams Guided Walks
A guided walk programme is organised by your Inghams Rep and payable locally. The following programme is shown as a guide only and is subject to change.
Pertisau Tour - Get a local insight into the village including its historical past, present attractions and amenities - plus its quirks and peculiarities.
Wolfsklamm Gorge & St Georgenberg Monastery - The trail path takes you across wooden bridges, up and along magnificent cliffs, taking in thundering waterfalls to reach the gorge and a little further to the pilgrimage site.
St.Notburga Trail -Join the trail along the forest valley and enjoy the superb views of the Achensee. The trail finishes at the Rodelhutte where you can get a well-earned drink.