Lake Altaussee

Lake Altaussee ranks amongst the scenically most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut. It is located at the foot of Loser Mountain and is set in a dreamlike mountain landscape. Lake Altaussee ranks amongst the scenically most beautiful lakes of the Salzkammergut. It is located at the foot of Mout Loser and is set in a dreamlike mountain landscape.

Located at 712 meters above sea levels, the 214-ha size lake is situated away from the traffic and therefore not easily accessible by car. Altauseerlake has a 6-kilometer long bathing beach and a water temperature of around 25 Celsius in summer. Admission to the lake is free. Facilities include a beach volleyball field, clay tennis courts and rental boats. You can take the MS Erzherzog Johann pleasure cruiser to get to Seewiese-Altaussee.

Magical Spots between Mountains and Lakes

From the Kalverienberg in Gosau, which offers visitors fantastic panoramas of the Gosau Valley, the romantic Koppenwinkel Lake in Obertraun with its absolute tranquillity, to the incomparable charm of the “Goiserer Seeplatzl”, the numerous enchanting locations of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut wait to be discovered. We’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful natural settings between mountains and lakes just for you—and new ideas are continually added!

Information at a glance

  • Lake Altausseer - Data & Facts:
    Size: 2.1 km² Depth: 53 m
    Width: 1 km Length: 3 km
    Beach: Sandy Beach, Sunning Lawn
    Towns: Altaussee
    Bundesland: Styria
    Free admission
    Diving: yes
    Sailing: no
    Water skiing: no
    Fishing: yes
    Boat cruises: yes
    Rowing: no
    Surfing: no