Lake Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang Shoreline

One of the best loved and most popular of vacation lakes in Austria’s Lake District is Lake Wolfgang. Called Wolfgangsee by the locals, the 3200-acre lake was created by glaciers thousands of years ago and has played a major part…

Green Lake AUT

Green Lake Scuba Diver

Exquisite yet fleeting are the words that describe Austria’s Green Lake. The tiny lake, ringed by pines and reflecting the massive Hochschwab Mountains, exists for only a few short months a year. A shallow pond within a park-like setting for…

Hallstatter See

Village at Hallstatter See

Lake Hallstatter (Hallstatter See or Hallstattersee in German) is one of the best known lakes in Austria’s Salzkammergut resort area. A popular lake for scuba diving, scenic cruises and fishing, the surrounding mountains and alpine meadows also offer a variety…

Gosselsdorfer See

Gosselsdorfer See is a tranquil 79-acre (.32 square kilometer) lake lying within a 476-acre (2 square kilometer) conservation area. Found in the municipality of Eberndorf in southeast Carinthia, Austria, Gosselsdorfer Lake serves as an important migration stop for birds crossing…

Maltschacher See

Maltschacher See (See=Lake) is a lovely 32-acre (.129 square kilometers) resort lake tucked in the green rolling hills of Carinthia (Karnten), Austria’s southern province. Noted for its scenic lakes and towering mountains, Carinthia offers a wide selection of holiday destinations.…

Faaker See

Scenic View of Faaker See

Lake Faaker is a beautiful alpine lake found in Austria’s southern state of Carinthia (Karnten). Tucked against the steep northern slopes of the Karawanken mountain range, the sparkling blue water creates an inviting setting that attracts regional and international visitors.…

Mattsee

Shore View of Mattsee

Mattsee (see=lake) is one of four picturesque lakes forming the Salzburg Lake District. Located only 12 miles north of the city of Salzburg, Lake Mattsee and the lakeside community of Mattsee are beginning to touch the fringes of the city’s…

Grundlsee

Scenic View of Grundlsee

Grundlsee (see = lake) is one of a small cluster of lakes surrounding the peaceful Austrian community of Bad Aussee. Located in upper Styria Province (also known as Steiermark), Bad Aussee lies at the geographic center of Austria. Being part…

Fuschlsee

Aerial View of Fuschl Castle

Fuschlsee (see=lake) is one of a small chain of lakes found in Austria’s Salzkammergut Lake District. This small but popular holiday destination is a sightseeing gem dotted with charming villages, beautiful summer swimming beaches and scenic winter mountain trails. Located…

Achensee

Shore View of Achensee

Often called the Tyrolean Fjord, Achensee is the largest lake in Austria’s western Tyrol province. Lake Achensee lies 30 miles northeast of Innsbruck and approximately 15 miles south of the German border. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, lush green forests and…

Attersee

Shore View of Attersee

For centuries the beauty of Austria’s Attersee (see = lake) has been an inspiration to musicians, artists, poets, and authors. Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, Lake Attersee is Austria’s largest inland lake, only a 30 minute drive east…