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Visited Achensee, the cog railway and Pertisau so my wife could engage in her Chalet School book... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David Y
Perth, Australia
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A stunning lake!!

Lake Achensee is a beautiful lake with a lovely walk alongside. Offers lots of spots to sit, relax... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Maurach, Eben am Achensee 6213, Austria
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited Achensee, the cog railway and Pertisau so my wife could engage in her Chalet School book dreams and boy we weren't disappointed. Lake is stunning and blue. Walk to Gaisalm brilliant. Railway ride fantastic fun - the excitement was palpable among our fellow tourists....More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Achensee is a beautiful lake with a lovely walk alongside. Offers lots of spots to sit, relax and enjoy the pristine beauty of the Austrian Alps across the lake. It was a pleasure to watch the sailboats on the lake, kids frolicking in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is astonishing and perfect - you just cannot name it otherwise :). Great lake between the mountains, you can chill on the beach, swim or sail on the lake and between that go wander in the mountains with some great and breathtaking views....More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We took bikes (not electric) and we had a riding of 3 hours around the lake. Many places to stop and do picnic, beautiful landscapes, perfect with kids.

Thank EyalYek
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a memorable cog rail uphill and downhill journey . On our trip we had a local accordionist for part of the journey. It terminates at Lake Achensee where you board a ferry for a two hour lake trip around the Tyrol's largest lake....More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a must if you are in part of Austria. It is the oldest (cog) railway in Austria. The ride is good excellent scenery. It is coal fired, but the smoke does not reach the two carriages.

Thank mervynr49
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Lake achensee utterly beautiful - especially in the sunshine. Surrounded by mountains - well worth a visit. We took the boat ride around the lake (2hours) which was lovely in the sunshine. Second visit we took an electric boat out for an hour to pootle...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I love this hike, it's a bit demanding, but full of treasures... we walked the whole shore all the way around the Achensee, which is more than 26km. With lunch midway, in the city on the Northern end, the whole trip took us about 7...More

Thank Lukáš P
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lake Achen is the largest alpine lake in the Tyrol. This facility combined with the mountain railway journey from Jenbach makes this a great day out. Boarding a cruiser at Achensee you will cruise on the most beautiful lake of the Tyrolean lakes to Pertisau....More

Thank Maurice G
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This was on my list of places to visit as I had read so much about it in the early Chalet School books and it didn't disappoint. The lake really is beautiful. There's a path all round it for cycling or walking or a boat...More

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Reshma S
18 May 2018|
Response from Ioana Iulia M | Reviewed this property |
There were families with small children, they were catered to very well at the restaurant however I don't believe they have any activity of the sort.
18 July 2017|
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5 July 2017|
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Is there any cost for it? 😊