Lake Achensee in winter

The idyllic skiing area offers a relaxing ski experience far from overfilled pistes and après-ski. A 150 km long network of cross-country ski runs with amazing views of the Achensee and Tyrolean Alps provides for variety during your winter holiday.


Truly enjoy the winter atmosphere right from your RESORT Achensee base in Achenkirch. Vast blankets of snow, white peaks and the lake in between, reflecting the clear, blue sky. There’s winter fun and relaxation for everyone here! Glide over the cross-country runs, get wrapped up snugly for a romantic sled ride and enjoy the view on a sunny day – that’s a winter holiday at the Achensee.

Enjoy the winter evenings with a hearty visit to an Alpine lodge followed by tobogganing by moonlight. Horse-drawn carriage rides, 50kms of cleared winter hiking trails and winter hiking in the Tyrolean mountain country through forests thick with snow: this provides just the right amount of winter romance to turn your holiday into an experience the family will always remember.


If you’re looking for a tranquil winter sports area, then Achensee is exactly the right place. Far removed from the crowded après-ski traps, winter sports fans will find the perfect skiing conditions here in the Rofan and Karwendel Mountains.
In addition to a family run and kids’ zone, the Achensee ski region can also boast FIS-certified professional pistes. Seven ski schools in the area offer courses for every skill level, from private tuition through to weekly courses. Even the smallest members of the family can learn to ski in any of the Achensee ski schools, while having fun at the same time.

50 km of pistes shared between the Rofan cable railway, the Karwendel mountain railway and the Christlum lift ensure well-organised winter sport fun. Modern snow-making systems provide guaranteed snow right through the skiing season. Umbrella bars and traditional lodges will entice you to a make cosy pit stop.


If you’re a fan of cross-country skiing, you’ll be thrilled by the opportunities presented at the Achensee; the 5-star cross-country skiing area at Achensee provides one of the largest and best-maintained cross-country trail networks in Austria. A total of 150 km of trails await you, much with four lanes.

Alongside the classic trails, you’ll also find parallel skating trails, where every cross-country enthusiast can choose a stretch that suits their individual skill level.