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Looking to visit the best lakes in Upper Austria? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of Upper Austria’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 20 lakes in Upper Austria

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    1

    Laudachsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Pure mountain idyll - glittering water, green meadows and beyond the rugged towering summit of Katzenstein. The cozy Gasthof Ramsauer Alm is located on a small hill above the lake. …

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    Schiederweiher

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schiederweiher is an artificial lake created by the damming of the Krumme Steyr in the Polsterlucke in Hinterstoder and is known as the pearl of the Stodertal! Its idyllic …

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    Attersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Attersee enchants with its blue water, over which you can let your gaze wander while cycling. Especially in the hot summer months, you want to jump into the clear …

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    Schwarzensee

    Hiking Highlight

    A nice destination for a short 4 km round or the larger with 10 km. Two nice restaurants right on the lake. In summer, there are also Kuschfahrten around the lake.

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    Sandra
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    Vorderer Gosausee

    Hiking Highlight

    From this location, you will find the perfect postcard motif: Still the lake lies at your feet and the gray mountains and the blue sky are picturesquely reflected in the water. Still beautiful for the hundredth time.

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    Vorderer Gosausee

    Hiking Highlight

    From this location, you will find the perfect postcard motif: Still the lake lies at your feet and the gray mountains and the blue sky are picturesquely reflected in the water. Still beautiful for the hundredth time.

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    Mondsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Beautiful lake in the Salzkammergut! Nice for cycling with many swimming opportunities!

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    Am Schwarzensee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schwarzensee is 716 meters high and is a perfect destination for a hike. Sit on the banks of the picturesque mountain lake and let the sun shine in your …

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    Hinterer Gosausee

    Hiking Highlight

    The circular route around the back Gosausee does not exist. You have to go back the same way.

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    Ralle
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    10

    Attersee am Attersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The town of Attersee am Attersee is known, among other things, for the early historical pile dwellings that were built here on the lake in the Neolithic period. Although these …

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    Tobias
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    11

    Offensee

    Hiking Highlight

    The wild and romantic Offensee is in many ways the perfect place for a hiking break. There is a snack station directly on its bank that caters to hungry hikers …

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    Valerie
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    12

    Schiederweiher

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    PURE NATURE! With the bike the route goes above the pond. If you want to go directly to Schiederweiher, you have to push the bike about 150 to 200 meters. …

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    Wolfgang
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    13

    Egelsee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Egelsee. Not quite as well known as the surrounding large lakes, but especially in the summer much quieter. Keeping one's eyes open pays off, as a closer look reveals …

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    Stephanie
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    14

    Nussensee

    Hiking Highlight

    The small nut lake is almost exclusively fed by springs below the water surface. It also has a very good water quality in summer, which makes it a popular swimming lake.

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    Vorderer Langbathsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Right on the shore is a nice swimming area, unfortunately not allowed for dogs.

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    Sandra
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    16

    Beautiful view of the mountain Traunstein, and the village Traunkirchen, as well as the lake.

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    Franz
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    17

    Mondsee

    Hiking Highlight

    The small town of Mondsee on the lake of the same name is a lively seaside resort and a popular attraction for water sports enthusiasts. In summer you can jump …

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    18

    Gleinker See

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Gleinker See is 25 meters deep, according to legend, the monks of the Spital Spital once brought their treasures to safety and sunk. When they wanted to recover them, …

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    Gmunden am Traunsee

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The city is known for its "Gmundner Keramik" and the "Glockenspiel".

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    20

    Pichlinger See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Can you throw yourself in the cool water?

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