A summer full of events

A popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, Lake Achensee offers an abundance of activities to engage in and also lots of unparalleled events.

Karwendelmarsch - passing the Gramai Hochleger ©sportalpen


The region is specifically known for its sporting events which also attract international sporting greats to Tirol’s largest lake. In 2019, the region will host many exciting events:

After the successful launch last year, Lake Achensee will organize for the second time the multi-day MTB festival on 25th/26th May 2019, featuring competitions, product presentations and much more. The region will search the Achensee Trail Hero in June, a fun sports event where nature-loving athletes can choose between trail running routes with distances of 15, 35 or 68 kilometres. Hikers can opt for the 24- and 12-hour hike. At the beginning of August, the lakefront promenade in Pertisau will be the venue for the spectacular Chill & Jump event where divers jump from great heights.

At the end of August/beginning of September, the Karwendelmarsch and Achenseelauf attract thousands of sports enthusiasts to enjoy sports among peers.

Cultural highlights include achensee.literatour in spring and the alpine cattle drive festivals in autumn.

In addition, there will be numerous small events such as brass music concerts, events hosted by local associations and much more throughout the year.

Visit our event calendar for tips and information on upcoming events. From excursion tips and hikes to cultural, sports and family events, our region has something for everyone to enjoy.