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the best to relax!

I went here for three years and I really think this was a fantastic experience! The blue lake, the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Codogno, Italy
Gorgeous area

We loved this beautiful area. The lake and mountains were wonderful. Lots of shopping and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Ansbach, Germany
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Maurach, Eben am Achensee 6213, Austria
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 December 2012

his has to be one of my favourite places in the Tyrol area - we return time and time again. The boat trip up the Lake, although expensive now, is still not to be missed and this area is probably my most-photographed

4  Thank Pauline C
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Situated by a beautiful lake, you would think that there would be more to do here. However, besides an enjoyable cruise around the lake, a small café and a couple of shops, that is it. Don't get me wrong, it is a very beautiful area...More

2  Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went here for three years and I really think this was a fantastic experience! The blue lake, the landscapes, the old coal train, the cycle paths and the walks in the mountains are all to try. I'm very happy to have had the chance...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2018

We loved this beautiful area. The lake and mountains were wonderful. Lots of shopping and restaurants.

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

A long, slow climb up the mountain - but this cog railway is not to be missed as it winds its way up through the houses and then the mountain-side forests

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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

It was really amazing , first time to be in this train the kids enjoy but we took 1 hour so they get borings The problem was the smoke it was toooo much especially we were in the open cabin

Thank Hamdayarwan
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Travelling on Shearings Coaches we enjoyed a 40 minute 'cruise' across the lake here. A clean, beautiful, enchanting place on that sunny, warm day. People of all ages enjoying the stunning rural setting: walking, people-watching, boating, sunbathing, even a few swimming in the clear but...More

Thank bazlew
Reviewed 19 September 2018 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 26 August 2018

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

Thank Shaleengargi
Reviewed 20 August 2018

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
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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|
Response from Ebru A | Reviewed this property |
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5 July 2017|
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Is there any cost for it? 😊