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Plansee

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  • SaRie

    The Heiterwangersee is the twin lake of the Plansee. The Plansee belongs to the municipality of Reutte, the Heiterwangersee to the municipality of Heiterwang, but they still form a unit because they are connected by a narrow, 300-meter-long water channel and together they reach the second largest lake area in Tyrol.

    The water quality is excellent, the temperatures are just right for a refreshing bath on hot summer days and there are wonderfully beautiful bathing bays on the banks. The many lakes for leisure activities also make the two lakes so popular. Everything from beach volleyball to mini golf can be found in the immediate vicinity. You can rent rowing and electric boats, or have a stimulating sea breeze blowing around your nose on a ship. The MS Margarethe and the MS Wilhelm sail from Heiterwanger See and Plansee from mid-May to mid-October. Four entry and exit points are available, so a boat trip can be wonderfully combined with beautiful walks near the shore. There is also a Nordic Walking route right on the lake and it is ideal for ambitious training sessions.

    The Heiterwangersee and the Plansee also attract many divers. They appreciate the diverse underwater flora and fauna as well as the good visibility. Diving is only allowed at marked places and only with the purchase of a day pass. However, the Heiterwangersee is freely accessible for bathers.

    Source and more information at: tirol.at/reisefuehrer/natur-gesundheit/badeseen/badegewaesser/a-badesee-heiterwangersee

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    • March 18, 2019

  • JR56

    The second largest lake in Tyrol after the Achensee is the Plansee. It is located near the communities of Breitenwang and Heiterwang and is connected to Lake Heiterwang by a 300 m long canal. The lake is fed by the Spießbach, the Torsäulenbach and the Heiterwanger See, but is drained by the Archbach. The Plansee is characterized by excellent water quality and is used with the Heiterwanger See by the Reutte electricity company as a storage facility.

    The Plansee is very popular - joggers, Nordic walkers, hikers, cyclists and numerous other athletes frolic on its shore, which also has a beach. Ships also run here. Due to its location in the middle of the Lechtal Alps as well as the Wetterstein Mountains and the Mieminger chain, the lake is also an ideal starting point for mountain tours in the surrounding mountains. A mini golf course and table tennis facilities complete the offer.

    The underwater world on the Plansee is also varied and has a lot to offer divers. Water quality level I allows a visibility of 15 m and allows divers to explore the underwater world. But there is also a lot going on above the water surface: the lake is an insider tip for surfers and sailors. Fishing is also popular: reef, arctic char, brown trout, rainbow trout, loins and perch are just a few of the lake's inhabitants.

    Altitude: 976 m a.s.l.
    Area: 280 ha
    Max. Water depth: 78 m

    tirol.tl/de/highlights/natur-landschaft/seen/plansee

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    • December 30, 2019

  • Siggi

    From this bridge you have a great view, one of the small Plansee and on the other side of the Heiterwangersee.

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    • August 13, 2020

  • 🅰️gavia

    circumnavigation is possible and is approx. 30 km. The lake offers a calm atmosphere, wonderful play of colors and a wonderful mountain world. You can swim and sail, the lake is pretty cold. It is connected to Lake Heiterwang by a canal. There is also a shipping line here (in summer)
    Departure times:
    From Fischer am See:
    10.10 a.m .; 11 a.m., 1:10 p.m .; 14 o'clock; 3.10 p.m .; 4 p.m.
    From Seespitze:
    10.40 a.m. 11.30 a.m. 1.40 p.m .; 2.30 p.m., 3.40 p.m., 4.30 p.m.
    From trout:
    11 clock; 11.50 a.m .; 2 p.m., 2:50 p.m .; 4pm; 4:50 p.m.
    This makes it easy to explore the lake.

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    • March 21, 2019

  • Cathrin

    Many hiking trails start from here, for example to the Stuiben waterfalls. The pier "Seespitz" is a few meters from here

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    • June 8, 2020

  • Cathrin

    Many hiking trails start from here, for example to the Stuiben waterfalls. The jetty "Seespitz" is a few meters from here

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    • June 8, 2020

  • Iris

    Incredibly beautiful and turquoise-colored lake. While swimming you can see to the bottom and can see every single fish. Hot tip: do not use along the road the bathing areas, because here it can be relatively loud, especially on weekends because of traffic. Just walk to the other side and look for an idyllic spot there.

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    • August 10, 2018

  • Ralfbrigitte

    See for yourself it's worth it

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    • June 3, 2018

  • Samuel

    up to here the way is still manageable with light footwear.

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    • January 4, 2020

  • Cathrin

    Many hiking trails start from here, for example to the Stuiben waterfalls.

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    • June 8, 2020

  • Cathrin

    Many hiking trails start from here, for example to the Stuiben waterfalls.

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    • June 8, 2020

  • Cathrin

    Many hiking trails start from here, for example to the Stuiben waterfalls. The pier "Seespitz" is a few meters from here

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    • June 8, 2020

  • Sepp Schmid

    Planseerunde

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    • June 11, 2020

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Location: Heiterwang, Tiroler Zugspitz Arena, Reutte, Tyrol, Austria

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