Crystal-clear, boggy and mysterious: lakes in the Ausseerland

From Lake Altaussee to the Tauplitz mountain lakes

seen1Water as far as the eye can see: The Ausseerland is situated at the Traun’s source and numerous streams and waterways dominate the scenery. The lakes in the Ausseerland nestle against diverse river banks in between mountain massifs: Rock, meadows and reeds border crystal-clear bathing lakes, cold mountain lakes and mysterious bogs. Discover the varied waters around Bad Mitterndorf on your holiday in the Ausseerland – from the romantic Lake Altaussee to the bright blue Tauplitz mountain lakes!

The most beautiful lakes in the Ausseerland: tips for your summer holiday


Clear lakes with best water quality

• Salza reservoir: the Salzach stream flowing through Bad Mitterndorf is dammed to form a 5.5 km long reservoir: Tip: boat rides!
• Lake Altaussee: lake of poets and thinkers, romantic route around the fully accessible lake, swimming area, boat rental.
• Grundlsee-Toplitzsee-Kammersee: classic three-lake tour, nude beach, leisure centre in Gössl, “iceberg” climbing at the family-friendly Gaiswinkl bathing area.
• 6-lake hiking trail on the Tauplitz: crystal-clear mountain lakes and panoramic views (summer mountain railway from Tauplitz).
• Spechtensee: car-free mountain lake

seen3Bogs: swimming holiday in the Ausseerland

• Sommersbergsee: warm bog with lawn for sunbathing, bathing jetties, beach volleyball court.
• Ödensee: forest bog with boat rental, wide hiking trail around the sea, suitable for wheelchair users and baby buggies.
• Pullerersee Aigen/Ennstal: warm Alpine bog, family-friendly bathing area, bathing jetties, toddler pool, water slide, beach volleyball court and more.

Apparthotel Montana: holiday in the Ausseerland

Do you want to see the variety of lakes in the Ausseerland on your holiday in Austria? The Apparthotel Montana is only a few kilometres away from the most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut. Secure your spot at the lake: Send your non-binding inquiry today!