Walk from Achenkirch to Lake Achensee

This comfortable walk shows us an enchanting village and ends at an idyllic spot: the shore of Lake Achensee.

Today we decide not to do too much… we want to walk from Achenkirch to Lake Achensee. The village is located on the north bank of the lake and extends quite a wide area. We start in the south of the village, here we find a sports shop, a grocery and several cafés, all together it seems to be a quiet and relaxing village. Especially the gorgeous farmhouses decorated with lovely details attract our attention.

We walk along the foot path next to the street and enjoy the view on the hills of the Karwendel Alpine Park and the fantastic alpine world which surrounds us. It is early afternoon, almost no traffic disturbs the calm. After about 20 minutes we see the last houses in front of us and the lake sparkles in the backlight. The path leads also past the Local Museum Achental at the Sixenhof which gives an interesting insight into former farmer’s life.

After few steps we have reached the water. On our left a tavern and the shipping pier Scholastika are located, right the path leads to an observation deck and to a short lakeside promenade. Also a beach volleyball court and a snack-bar can be found here. Now we would have the possibility to boat or to bike or to visit the Achental museum - but we decide to do nothing at all except enjoying this fantastic autumnal day in the sun, having a coffee!

Author: MS

Important: if you want to do this hike, please take information about the current conditions on site!

Starting point: Achenkirch south
Route: Achenkirch - Lake Achensee
Walking time: approx. 20 minutes (each direction)
Suitable for families? Yes, this walk can be done by everyone.
Experienced in: September 2011
Further information: Achenkirch Achensee Tourist Board, phone: +43 5246 5321-0

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  1. Posthotel Achenkirch
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  3. Hotel Alpin
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  4. DAS KRONTHALER
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  5. Hotel Kristall
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