The most beautiful lakes of Austria

The best of lakes in Austria

Petr Liška
Wrote 2010 articles and follows him / her 154 travelers
The most beautiful lakes of Austria
Updated: 30.10.2020

Austria is the country of hundreds of beautiful lakes thanks to the Alps. You may find them most in the Salzkammergut, but you will find them in every austrian region. Come and see the most beautiful of them

Gosausee lake

The most beautiful lake at Dachstein

| Altitude: 921 m / 3 022 ft

To the north of the famous Dachstein peak is one of the most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut – Gosausee.… continue reading

Achensee Lake

The most beautiful lake in Karwendel

| Altitude: 929 m / 3 048 ft

The picturesque Achensee lake is surrounded by the mountain backdrop of the Karwendel and Rofan mountains. It… continue reading

Finstaler lake

The most beautiful dam in Austria

| Altitude: 2 330 m / 7 644 ft

Lake Finstertaler is a typical mountain dam with a small hydroelectric power plant. However, it is… continue reading

Hallstättersee Lake

Lake with Austria's most famous village

| Altitude: 508 m / 1 667 ft

Just to the north of the famous Dachstein limestone massif you will find the famous Hallstatt Lake. On its… continue reading

Traunsee Lake

The lake beneath the iconic mountain Traunstein

| Altitude: 397 m / 1 302 ft

Lake Traunsee is the easternmost large lake of Salzkammergut region. Due to its massive dominant – limestone… continue reading

Wolfgangsee Lake

Lake in honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

| Altitude: 538 m / 1 765 ft

The Wolfgangsee is one of the most beautiful lakes in the Salzkammergut. It is named after one of the great… continue reading

Mondsee Lake

The most famous lake of the Salzkammergut

| Altitude: 481 m / 1 578 ft

Due to the fact that the northern side of Lake Mondsee is directly on the A1 motorway and is visible to all… continue reading

Weißsee Dam Lake

The most beautiful dam of the Hohe Tauern

Altitude: 2 250 m / 7 382 ft

Lake Weißsee (2,253 m above sea level) is perhaps the most beautiful dam in the Hohe Tauern. At the same time… continue reading

Mooserboden Dam

Gigantic dam above Kaprun

| Altitude: 2 045 m / 6 709 ft

High above the famous resort of Kaprun you will find two gigantic dams. The Mooserboden dam, located above… continue reading

Rifflesee Lake

The most beautiful lake in Pitztal

| Altitude: 2 234 m / 7 329 ft

Rifflesee (2 234m asl) is the largest and most renowned lake in the Pitztal. Thanks to the fact that the… continue reading

Attersee Lake

The largest lake of the Salzkammergut

| Altitude: 468 m / 1 535 ft

Attersee (468m) is a large lake in the Salzkammergut (Austria's third largest). It is the perfect place for a… continue reading

Leopoldsteinersee Lake

Emerald blue lake

| Altitude: 628 m / 2 060 ft

From this beautiful mountain lake in Styria, at 628m above sea level, 1400m long and 370m wide (with the… continue reading

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