In Kössen you find all year through possibilities to be active. For example: Paragliding, hiking, golfing, swiming in the Lake Walchsee in summer and snow-shoe hiking, cross-country skiing and skiing at the Unterberg or at the Kitzbühler ski region in winter.

The area around the Kaisergebirge mountain range is perfect for Paragliding in summer. The take-off and landing options are countless. If you would like to experience the indescribable feeling and fabulous bird’s eye views above the Kaiserwinkl holiday region in person, then you can book a tandem flight with an experienced flight instructor at the Hang-gliding and Paragliding school Kössen between the beginning of May and the end of September.

Leisurely or athletic, classic or Nordic Walking: The opportunities to explore the surrounding mountains in Kaiserwinkl on foot are inexhaustible. 200 km of signposted hiking trails and routes lead through the wonderful scenery of the Kaiserwinkl. In the area of the “Zahmer” and the “Wilder” Kaiser, tours of all levels of difficulty are available.

Within our sport academy ARLBERG FREE MOVING Markus and Johanna (both Tyrolean mountain hiking guide) are offering guided hiking tours in summer in Kössen. 

Climbing has existed basically as long as there has been mountaineering, but the sport has never been as popular as today. But it doesn’t always have to be extreme. Easy routes will also thrill climbers and wet the taste buds for more. Equipped with climbing harness, carabiner and rope, you’ll overcome many an obstacle and at the end will delight in your own performance. You would like to start off more comfortably? Then visit our high ropes course in Kössen. Secured you will master courses of all levels of difficulty and float 100 meters above a river. An experience for the whole family!

The 25 meter deep Lake Walchsee with agreeable temperatures between 20 and 24 °C and its excellent water quality offers perfect conditions in the summer holidays: After sporty activities on hot days, cool off in its fresh waters. Or go swimming and surfing, waterskiing, kayaking and electrically-powered boating on the clear waters, which reflect the mountains nearby.

OUTDOOR POOL Kössen in a forest setting
In the outdoor pool Kössen in its forest setting, there’s an attractive swimming pool and adventure pool with slides, whirlpool, a play-stream and expansive lawns for sunbathing available. For summer sports activities, you can also make use of the Beach volleyball court.

Cyclists and mountain bikers will find a lot to experience in Kaiserwinkl. Between Kössen, Walchsee, Schwendt and Rettenschöss there are well signposted cycling paths, on which you can squarely concentrate on the beauty of nature. Ride around the Unterberg mountain or explore the beautiful moorlands by the Schwemm hill moor. For those who want to put in more effort, there are no less than eight mountain bike routes in Kaiserwinkl, on which you can prove your mettle. Up on the mountain, Huts and Alpine pastures await you, in which you can enjoy a wonderful mountain panorama while filling up with a hearty snack.