Kalterer See

Hiking Highlight

Created by komoot users
Recommended by 200 out of 213 hikers


  • Söhni 🏃

    Lake Kaltern contains the largest preserved wetland area between the Po Valley and the main Alpine ridge, which was also included in the European network of "Natura 2002" protected areas. The reed area at the south end of Lake Caldaro is a nature reserve. It is a nesting place for countless and rare birds as well as marsh animals. Scientists have found more than 100 species of birds here. There are, for example, water pipit, reed bunting, bittern, reed warbler, wryneck, Ortolan, linnet, yellow wagtail, long-tailed warbler, tern, black-headed gull, water rail, marsh harrier, hoopoe, tree hawk and many others. This reed area is the only larger habitat of this species between the Reschenpass and Verona and lies at the fork of the main bird flight lines. This is why fish and purple herons, ruffs, snipe, lapwings, black swans, osprey, cranes, cormorants and white storks appear again and again. You can watch the animals from a lookout tower, where most of the birds are described. You can hike through the biotope and admire frogs and amphibians via the nature adventure trail. In the summer of 2010, the nature adventure trail on Lake Kaltern was expanded and extended. Especially recommended for families with children.

    translated byView Original
    • May 1, 2017

  • JR56

    The Kalterer See is located at 216 m above sea level and is the warmest alpine lake ever. The hamlet Klughammer, one of the sunniest places, is located directly on the north shore. The south end is clear, here is the well-known biotope, which offers over 100 species of birds a home or a stopover on the way to the south. Also a campsite can be found there.
    The bathing takes place mainly on the east and west banks, dogs are not allowed at the lake. Well maintained bathing establishments with sunbathing areas, a new swimming pool and restaurants are available as well as parking lots and boat rentals. The bathing season - between the beginning of May and September - attracts numerous water sports enthusiasts from near and far, who also use the "Ora", the afternoon wind that winds around Lake Garda around 1:00 pm, for windsurfing and sailing. Motorboats and outboard motors are not allowed on the lake.

    translated byView Original
    • June 5, 2019

  • Jörg

    You should have seen it.

    translated byView Original
    • June 20, 2018

  • Andreas🇩🇪

    Really nice there you want to go back

    translated byView Original
    • June 21, 2018

  • Dhipp

    Wonderful weather, even if it is already snowing in the mountains.

    translated byView Original
    • April 2, 2017

  • Frank aus Bliesheim

    A jewel in the South Tyrolean mountains.

    translated byView Original
    • September 29, 2020

In the know? Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers!

Best Hikes to Kalterer See

Our Tour recommendations are based on thousands of activities completed by other people on komoot.

Location: South Tyrol, Italy


  • Elevation270 m

Most Visited During

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Weather Forecast - South Tyrol