The UNESCO World Heritage site of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut offers more than just mountains. All swimming enthusiasts will get more than their money’s worth at the many beach resorts around Lake Hallstatt and Gosau - the offer is large and varied. And whoever wants to see the lakes from a different perspective has to simply climb a mountain and look down into the valley onto the wonderful Salzkammergut landscape. Here we present a selection of the best stretches of water for bathing, swimming and sunbathing in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun.
Our leisure facilities for water lovers at a glance
Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt| Parkbad: Located next to the Kurpark (spa gardens), in the centre, are the sunny beaches and lawns of the Parkbad with large sunbathing areas, slides, large swimming pools and ample parking.
Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt/ Untersee lido: The beautifully located lakeside resort, with stunning panoramic views over the fjord-like lake and the Krippenstein, the mountain for excursions and hiking, counts as one of the most beautiful bathing areas in the Salzkammergut.
Hallstatt / Obertraun | recreational area: Large bathing beach on Lake Hallstatt with a large sunbathing area, barbeque areas, snack bar and ample parking. Special feature: Unique panoramic views while swimming!
Gosau | Lake Gosau (Vorderer Gosausee): This small mountain lake is a nature reserve and characterised by very cold, clear water of drinking water quality. Ample parking is available at the Zwieselalm cable car station. Most fascinating: The view to the Dachstein Glacier!
Bad Mitterndorf | GrimmingTherme: Spending time in the GrimmingTherme means just enjoying, nothing to care about and savoring all offers. It is an exceptional place of relaxation surrounded by a fantastic alpine landscape.