Pertisau is a holiday and climatic health resort at the southern end of the Achensee in Tyrol. Administratively, the place Pertisau belongs to the municipality of Eben am Achensee.

Pertisau was first mentioned in a document from the St. Georgenberg-Fiecht Abbey in the 14th century.

The place was of supraregional importance due to the Habsburgs, the rulers of Austria used the area around Pertisau from the 15th century until the end of the First World War in 1918 as a hunting ground and the Achensee for fishing.

Tourism in the village started around the middle of the 19th century and, with many hotels, can be classified as more upscale.



Dreifaltigkeitskirche: modern church, built in 1970 according to the plans of the well-known architect Prof. Clemens Holzmeister. The Ave Maria can be heard from the tower every day at 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Anna Chapel: built in 1804 and furnished by Josef Arnolf. The chapel is looked after by the Protestant parish in Jenbach, in July and August there is a service every Sunday at 9 a.m.
Princely house, former hunting lodge of Emperor Maximilian.
Tiroler Steinöl Vitalberg (historical museum, origin, importance and variety of uses of Tiroler Steinöl®) (Am See 56, 6213 Pertisau am Achensee).
Karwendelbahn: the mountain railway leads to the Zwölferkopf.


Getting there

By plane
The nearest international airports are Innsbruck, approx. 50 km away, and Salzburg Airport, approx. 153 km away. The Munich / "Franz Josef Strauss" airport north of Munich is also within reach, a distance of approx. 109 km.

By train
The nearest train station is Jenbach im Inntal. Some long-distance trains on the Munich - Rosenheim - Innsbruck line also stop in Jenbach. From here you can take the 8332 bus up to Pertisau. (see also Verkehrsverbund Tirol)
Those who like it more nostalgic can use the historic steam cog railway of the Achenseebahngesellschaft ( together with the ship to get there from Jenbach (costs significantly more). You drive from Jenbach to Seespitz and from there by ship to Pertisau.

In the street
Via the Inntalautobahn Rosenheim - Innsbruck (toll): You leave the autobahn at the exit Achensee / Zillertal (No. 39), from here via the well-developed federal highway 181 up to Achensee. At Maurach then turn off the main road to Pertisau.

If you want, you can stop on the B 181 in front of Maurach and enjoy a beautiful view back into the Inn Valley.

Toll-free from Munich: A8 motorway towards Rosenheim; Leave the A8 at the Holzkirchen exit (No. 97). From here there are two variants to the Achensee:

Bundesstrasse 318 through the beautiful Tegernsee valley
Bundesstrasse 13 via Bad Tölz, Lenggries and the Sylvenstein reservoir.

Both routes meet again in the area of ​​the Austrian border. From here it is not far to the lake via the federal highway 198, the route then runs along the eastern shore of the lake. Then turn off the main road at Maurach and continue to Maurach on the western shore of the lake.

By bicycle
Munich-Venezia - The cycle route connects Munich with Venice. The path also leads past the Achensee. At Maurach you leave the route to cycle to Pertisau.

Inn cycle path - from Jenbach driveway to Achensee (approx. 400 m). It is recommended to use the old road from Jenbach for the driveway. This is significantly steeper and less traveled than the main road.


Around the city

From Tegernsee (train connection to Munich) there is a bus line to Achensee. The RVO line 9550 makes u. a. in Achenkirch, Buchenau and Maurach stations. The end of the line is in Pertisau. From Jenbach the ÖBB-Postbus 8332 goes via Wiesing and Maurach to Pertisau.

With the white guest card, holiday guests from Pertisau, Maurach, Achenkirch and Steinberg am Rofan can use the buses in the immediate area of the Achensee free of charge.

Achensee shipping
The Tirol-Schiffahrt ( connects the places Seespitz, Buchau, Achenseehof, Scholastika and Gaisalm with Pertisau, your home port:

Pertisau is the main landing stage for Achensee Schiffahrt; further landing stages are in Achenkirch and Maurach.

The lake tour takes 2 hours. Tickets for sections of the route are also available.