Cross-Country Skiing Area Achenkirch at the Lake Achen: Position on map

Cross-Country Skiing Achenkirch

Trail Map Achenkirch
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last update on Nov 7, 2020
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Cross-Country Facts

SeasonDecember - March
Opening DayDec 18, 2020
Closing DayMar 27, 2021
Skating 15.53 miles
Classic 15.53 miles
Lighted trails N/A

Cross-Country Trails

Overall 31.1 miles

The Cross-Country Area

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Achenkirch in the cross-country skiing region Achensee

The cross-country ski runs around Achenkirch are part of the Sport & Vitalpark Achensee and thus one of the most famous cross-country skiing regions in Tyrol. Cross-country fans can explore more than 200 kilometres of cross-country ski runs in the midst of an impressive mountain world. While the cross-country trails of Pertisau and Maurach are located at the south-western end of Lake Achensee, the cross-country skiing area of Achenkirch extends north of the largest Tyrolean lake.

Diverse cross-country trails of all levels of difficulty

The cross-country tracks of Achenkirch are prepared with separate tracks for classic cross-country skiers and skaters. Some cross-country ski runs are also barrier-free thanks to special tracks for cross-country toboggan runners. A good signposting of the routes as well as handy cross-country trail plans with detailed information and profiles to the individual cross-country trails provide for best cross-country skiing pleasure. In order to guarantee optimal snow conditions, some sections can be snowed mechanically. The regular awarding of the Tyrolean Cross-country Trail Quality Seal also speaks for the quality of the trails. The use of the trails is free of charge.

Cross-country courses for everyone

If you want to improve your technique or need support with your first attempts on cross-country skis, you can take a cross-country skiing course.

The Most Beautiful Tracks

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Ortsloipe Achenkirch

  • Length: 10 kilometres (classic, skating and cross-country sledging)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Access to cross-country ski runs: Eder savings market, bus stop "Christlumlifte junction"

Seeloipe Oberautal

  • Length: 7 km (classic, skating and cross-country sledging)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Access to cross-country ski runs: Eder savings market, bus stop "Christlumlifte junction"

Loipe Unterautal

  • Length: 2 km (classic, skating and cross-country sledging)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Access to the cross-country ski runs: Unterautal, parking behind the Restaurant Seealm

Loipe Fuchs Brand

  • Length: 6 km (classic and skating)
  • Difficulty: difficult
  • Access to the cross-country ski run: Fuchs Brand, behind the Annakircherl

Interesting facts

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  • Average snow depth during the season is 30 " at summit elevation and 11 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during January, offering an average snow depth of 31 " at summit elevation and 13 " at the base.
  • Achenkirch features 41 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Austria is 39 sunny days. February is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days.

Getting Here

By car

Achenkirch can be reached from Kufstein or Innsbruck via the Inntal motorway (A12). Leave the motorway at exit 39 (Wiesing) and follow the B181 until you reach your destination, which is north of the Achensee lake.

Coming from Munich, take the A8 to Holzkirchen and exit at 97. Take the B318 to Rottach-Egern. From there follow the B307 (later B181) across the German-Austrian border to Achenkirch.


Tourismusverband Achensee
Achenseestraße 63
Maurach am Achensee
Phone+43 (59) 5300-0
Fax+43 (59) 5300-19
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