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Looking to visit the best lakes around Sankt Gilgen? 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 Sankt Gilgen’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 14 lakes around Sankt Gilgen

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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 there comes the desire to jump into the clear water and cool off.

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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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    Fuschlsee

    Hiking Highlight

    A beautiful round trip leads in three hours around the lake. A nice rest stop is the fishing at the castle hotel, here there are fresh smoked fish, very delicious.

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    Wolfgangsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The bike path starts in St. Wolfgang and you drive via Strobl, Abersee to St. Gilgen. Always in view - the Wolfgangsee. You can find the 6 lakes cycle tour at bestsellerreisen.com.

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    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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    Mondsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

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    Wolfgangsee

    Hiking Highlight

    A wonderful holiday region with many hiking and excursion possibilities.

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    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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    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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    Hintersee

    Hiking Highlight

    Magnificent lake with several swimming areas. A relatively flat circular hiking trail leads around the lake.
    You can stop for refreshments on the northern shore in Seestübl.

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    Radweg direkt am Attersee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Here the path runs around the Attersee directly on the shore. From the bike you have wonderful views over the blue glowing water. Rest areas and stone walls invite you to take a relaxing break.

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    Badeplatz Alexenau

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    When you're mountain biking, you quickly start to sweat. This is where cooling off in the Attersee comes in handy. Here the meadow extends to the shore so that you can make yourself comfortable under the shady trees.

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    Krottensee

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The small Krottensee is a popular place for sunbathing.

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    Attersee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    At the beautiful Attersee you can relax and cool off in summer. The road here runs directly along the bank. So the water forms a beautiful backdrop for your bike tour.

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