Holidays Attersee Region

Lake Attersee in Salzkammergut

Dreamlike lake Attersee nestles in beautiful Upper Austria at the heart of lovely Salzkammergut region. Its south-eastern shore belongs to the province of Salzburg. Nature explorers and people looking for relaxation will find everything their heart could possibly desire on lake Attersee and its scenic surroundings. The area has its own special flair, attracting travelers from near and far: the idyllic holiday resorts of Unterach, Nußdorf, Attersee, Seewalchen, Schörfling, Weyregg, Steinbach and Weißenbach am Attersee are worth a visit throughout the seasons. Especially in the summer, lake Attersee promises refreshing dives, great swimming as well as unlimited walking, golfing and cycling.

Summer holidays on sun-kissed lake Attersee

A memorable vacation on one of Austria's most beautiful lakes with drinking water quality, plus unrivaled spots and activities: picture-book lake Attersee at the heart of Salzkammergut makes a real holiday paradise for families, children of all ages, single travelers and couples. Unique lake Attersee is the biggest lake in all of Austria, offering a huge variety of recreational and fun-filled activities. A highlight not to be missed is a fantastic boat trip on lake Attersee where you can enjoy the marvelous landscapes from a completely different perspective, floating silently on the turquoise Attersee waters.

Take a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of lake Attersee on a hot summer day. The average water temperature reaches up to 25° Celsius during the pleasant summer months. Water fans are strongly recommended to try sailing or wind surfing in one of Austria's most scenic spots. There are water sport schools for all ages and preferences, providing you with made to measure sport programs and instruction units. What's more, walking, cycling and biking aficionados will find a vast choice of routes and trails leading to the wonderful spots in the Attersee region.

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Windsurfing / Sailing Attersee Region

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  • Thanks to favorable wind conditions, Lake Attersee ensures outstanding surfing and sailing. Lovers of water sports especially appreciate the so-called “Rosenwind” easterly breeze of 4 Bft, which comes along with fine weather.
  • With a size of 46 square kilometers Lake Attersee is Austria’s largest lake and the perfect destination when it comes to sailing and surfing at high speed.
  • The Weyregg peninsula is the preferred base of surfers, as it boasts steady cross-wind.
  • Lake Attersee has a long-standing tradition in sailing and is home to Austria’s oldest Yachting Club. Sailing regattas are staged on a regular basis.
  • Many restaurants have their own landing stages, thus offering easy access for water sports enthusiasts.

1 Lake in Attersee Region

  • Water
    19 - 24 °C
    Size: 47 km² Beach: Sandy Beach, Sunning Lawn Village: Attersee am Attersee Region: Salzkammergut
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    High season / Adult
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Relaxation in lake Attersee's winter wonderland

In the winter season, lake Attersee and its surrounding holiday region have their own special flair. The picture-book winter landscapes help to forget the worries of everyday life, providing holiday makers with this unique home-away-from-home feeling. Spend a really unforgettable winter holiday on lake Attersee together with your beloved. Active people can choose from a wide range of wonderful activities like winter walking and snowshoe hiking through snow-covered fields and forests. Ambitious skiers head for the countless small ski areas around the lake, for example the Wachtberg lifts in Weyregg. Far away from mass tourism centers and huge ski regions you can enjoy to the full the idyllic Salzkammergut nature treasures.

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plenty to satisfy nature lovers, sports enthusiasts and those interested in culture. These are some of the reasons why so many people spend their holidays in this scenic region.
Enjoy hiking tours on well marked paths or just walk along the clean beaches of Lake Attersee, which is Austria´s biggest lake.
All around the lake you find lovely hotels, where you will soon feel at home.
We organize music events, barbecues, disco nights, etc. so you can meet other guests and the local people.
One of the highlights waiting for you is a boat cruise on Lake Attersee.

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Ferienregion Attersee - Salzkammergut
Nußdorferstraße 15
4864 Attersee, Austria
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