Lake Kaltern in the municipality of Kaltern originated from an old riverbed of the Adige, around 14 km south of Bolzano, the provincial capital. It is one of the largest lakes in South Tyrol, but its most important feature is its pleasant water temperature. Due to its shallow depth of 4 m on average and its altitude of 216 m above sea level. The water in the Lake Caldaro reaches a temperature of 17 ° - 19 ° C already in the spring. In midsummer the water temperatures rise up to 28 ° C.
The lake is 1.8 km long, 0.9 km wide and 5.6 m deep at the lowest point. This results in an area of approximately 1.47 km ² and thus enough space for lots of water sports.
May 1, 2017
Lake Caldaro is the warmest lake in the Alps, and the largest natural lake in South Tyrol. Which does not mean that he is really tall. The ruins of Leuchtenburg tower on a hill just above the lake on the eastern shore into the sky and has always been the landmark of this area.
Lake Kaltern is embedded in vineyards and orchards. It has a length of about 1.8 km and is 0.9 km wide, so covers an area of about 155 ha. At its deepest point you measure 5.6 m, medium depth 3.5 m, he also lies on 216 m above sea level. The bathing season usually lasts from the beginning of May to September. Because the lake has the warmest springs in the Alps, every year it's a surprise that it's cold enough to freeze the lake and enjoy the wintry landscape from a very special side.
June 5, 2019
Lake Kaltern per se is a beautiful body of water. However, in recent years v.a. On its north / west side, construction activities made this beauty fade. The crowded, close-by hotel and gastronomy landscape plus continuously approaching and departing bus fleets make for an enormous public traffic and meanwhile make a visit to the lake and its infrastructure only partially appealing. But you must have seen him anyway - the Kalterer See.
January 26, 2019
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