Today, people are still talking about the stories of the Austrian emperor Maximilian I., who was known as “last knight” and who spent there some of his most beautiful times of life. And also at present a lot of celebrities and members of the high society visit this place. The hotels in Pertisau and its inhabitants are renowned far beyond the frontiers for the high standards and the outstanding hospitality. Therefore the hamlet next to Lake Achensee is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Tyrol.
Framed by the idyllic protected landscape Karwendel the village Pertisau is a paradise for active holidaymakers offering many hiking and cycling tours around Lake Achensee. Countless paths and roads lead through the gorgeous landscape that can be discovered very close by feet or bike. On the nearby 2,000 m high mountain tops of Sonnjoch, Lamsenspitze, Dristenkopf or Rappenspitze you will enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. Moreover, in the vicinity of Pertisau there is located also the oldest golf course of Austria. Thanks to steady maintenance and modernization in recent years it has turned into an excellent 18-hole course. If you would like to experience something special during your holidays in Austria you should visit for instance the paragliding school in the skiing region “Zwölferkopf” and hover over the picturesque Lake Achensee.
If you are a fan of cross-country skiing, Pertisau is also the right place for you. About 180 km of cross-country ski runs were prepared there every winter – 85 km in Planberg and 95 km in the mountains of Karwendel, including wonderful impressions of snow covered landscapes. Furthermore there is a small skiing area next to mountain railway of Karwendel, where you can start out for snowshoe hikes, too.
Last but not least the region became famous because of its rich brick oil wells. This precious oil is the base for many high grade cosmetics such as body and face lotions or shampoos. In your Selected Hotel you will get to know the healthy and pleasant impact of this brick oil and its genial effects on your well-being. Finally, it doesn’t matter in which season you’re spending a holiday in Tyrol: Our Selected Hotel in Pertisau always welcomes you with open arms and looks forward to see you soon.