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Lakes and Nature in Austria

Lakes and Nature in Austria

Take a moment to discover Austria and its beautiful lakes.

Mother Nature has blessed Austria with amazing scenery, beautiful lakes, and stunning mountain ranges, as well as stunning wine regions, national parks, and diverse landscapes. Be sure to have your camera ready to take those once-in-a-lifetime pictures.

Bathing Lakes in Upper Austria

Along the Salzkammergutweg, the most famous Upper Austrian lakes and warm thermal springs of drinking water quality, line up like beautiful pearls on a string, surrounded by a stunning mountain backdrop.

Lake Attersee

The turquoise-colored Lake Attersee, measuring almost 47 km² in size, is internationally famed for its excellent sailing conditions. The constant “Rosenwind” guarantees exceptional sailing and surfing fun, and diving along the shores and waterskiing are also popular activities. In summer, the water reaches 25°C, making Lake Attersee a wonderful bathing lake, too.

Facilities: Bathing areas, cruise lines, boat rental, sailing and surfing courses, boat docks, camping grounds, hotels

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