Pertisau is in the Tirol (Tyrol) region of Austria and lies on the west side of the Achensee lake (the largest lake in Tirol). Pertisau is east of Innsbruck and north of the Zillertal and Mayrhofen. The main road runs north - south down the east side of the lake and so there is no through traffic through Pertisau.
Walking / Hiking in Pertisau
There are a number of walks in and around the Pertisau / Archensee area.
The Tourist Office may offer some free led walks.
Click here for Walks in the Pertisau region.
Skiing in Pertisau
There is winter skiing in Pertisau, Maurach, and Archenkirch.
Nearby is the Skigebiet Alpbachtal and the Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region so the skiing area covers a large area.
Kitzbüheler Alpen Ski Region comprises of:
There is summer skiing on the Hintertux Glacier south of Mayrhofen.
There are several maps that cover the area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.
Pertisau Tourist Information
A- 6213 Pertisau am Achensee
These are the nearest airports to Pertisau.
Buses / Ferries
Buses run from Pertisau to / from:
There are also services from:
Some huts and restaurants, like the Gramaialm, also run their own buses.
There is a regular ferry service (Achenseeschiffahrt) across the Archensee between 6 points: Seespitz - Schiffstation, Buchau, Pertisau, Gaisalm, Achenseehof. Scholastika (Achenkirch).
Rail Stations (Bahnhof)
The narrow gauge railway (Archenseebahn) runs from Jenbach to a station near Pertisau (Seespitz ferry station) with intermediate stations at Burgeck, Eben, and Maurach.
The main line station in Jenbach runs west to Innsbruck and east to Salzburg.
ÖBB (English) also has bus information.
Cable Cars - Chair Lifts
Rofenseilbahn top station
Achenseebahn, near Eben
”Stadt Innsbruck”, Achensee
”Gramaialm Bus”, Gramaialm
Near Rofanseilbahn top station
Pertisau - view from Zwölferkopf
Maurach - from Rofenseilbahn
Achensee - view to Achenkirch
Achenkirch - Tractor
Bärenbadalm, near Zwölferkopf
Achensee & Pertisau
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