Bathing at LakeGosau &Lake Hallstatt

Here you will get really soaked!

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut offers more than just mountains. All swimming enthusiasts will get more than their money’s worth at the many beach resorts around Lake Hallstatt and Gosau - the offer is large and varied. And whoever wants to see the lakes from a different perspective has to simply climb a mountain and look down into the valley onto the wonderful Salzkammergut landscape. Here we present a selection of the best stretches of water for bathing, swimming and sunbathing in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau, Hallstatt and Obertraun. 

Our leisure facilities for water lovers at a glance

Lake Gosau: Bathing with glacier views!

Gosau | Lake Gosau (Vorderer Gosausee): This small mountain lake is a nature reserve and characterised by very cold, clear water of drinking water quality. Ample parking is available at the Zwieselalm cable car station. Most fascinating: The view to the Dachstein Glacier!

» Lake Gosau: Bathing with glacier views!

© Kraft | Baden im Salzkammergut: Vorderer Gosausee

Gosau indoor pool

Swim a few rounds in the warm water, or just paddle about - a pleasurable way to relax and enliven. Enjoy the spectacular view of the snowy Gosau ridge.

» Gosau Indoor Pool - Bathing pleasure after skiing fun

Bathing island & children’s’ playground in Hallstatt

Hallstatt | Bathing island: Recreation for visitors and locals. Equipped with a large children's play area, large sunbathing area and toilet facilities. Perfect for fun family bathing.

» Bathing island & children’s’ playground in Hallstatt

Hallstatt recreational area

Hallstatt / Obertraun | recreational area: Large bathing beach on Lake Hallstatt with a large sunbathing area, barbeque areas, snack bar and ample parking. Special feature: Unique panoramic views while swimming!

» Hallstatt recreational area

© Kraft | Baden im Salzkammergut: Freizeitzentrum Hallstatt

Spa garden Bad Goisern

Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt| Parkbad: Located next to the Kurpark (spa gardens), in the centre, are the sunny beaches and lawns of the Parkbad with large sunbathing areas, slides, large swimming pools and ample parking.

» Parkbad Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

© Kraft | Parkbad Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee

Untersee lido in Bad Goisern

Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt/ Untersee lido: The beautifully located lakeside resort, with stunning panoramic views over the fjord-like lake and the Krippenstein, the mountain for excursions and hiking, counts as one of the most beautiful bathing areas in the Salzkammergut.

» Untersee lido in Bad Goisern

© Kraft | Strandbad Untersee in Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee – Baden in der Welterberegion Hallstatt / Dachstein Salzkammergut

Recreational paradise on Lake Hallstatt

Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt | Strandbad: The family-friendly beach in Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt is one of the most beautiful and best maintained swimming facilities on Lake Hallstatt

» Strandbad Obertraun

© Viertbauer | Baden im Salzkammergut: Strandbad Obertraun am Hallstättersee

Dog bathing area on Lake Hallstatt

Obertraun | Dog bathing area: For all four-legged friends, who want to cool down a bit on hot summer days, there is a dog bathing area at the so-called Landbettler between Hallstatt and Obertraun.

» Dog bathing area on Lake Hallstatt

@ Kraft | Hundebadeplatz am Hallstättersee. Baden im Salzkammergut

EurothermenResort Bad Ischl!

Bad Ischl | EurothermenResort Bad Ischl!: All under the same roof. A wellness centre offering Alambra, Yasumi Sauna with both indoor and outdoor saline pools.

» EurothermenResort Bad Ischl!

Spa at Bad Mitterndorf

Bad Mitterndorf | GrimmingTherme: Spending time in the GrimmingTherme means just enjoying, nothing to care about and savoring all offers. It is an exceptional place of relaxation surrounded by a fantastic alpine landscape.

» GrimmingSpa at Bad Mitterndorf

© GrimmingTherme GmbH | Wellness im Salzkammergut: GrimmingTherme in Bad Mitterndorf

Daffodils Bad Aussee - Solebad & Vitalresort

Bad Aussee | Narzissen Bad Aussee: The newly built, health, spa and wellness resort, is situated in the middle of Austria’s breathtaking mountain and lake district, the Salzkammergut area.

» Daffodils Bad Aussee - Solebad & Vitalresort

Barhing around Lake Hallstatt – Take the...

Salzkammergut Experience Ticket

Save up to 30% off regular rates with public transportation, with shipping and boating opportunities, mountain railways and uphill facilities, salt mines, ice caves & caverns, museums, swimming opportunities as well as with various recreational facilities and activities

» The Salzkammergut Erlebnis-Card: Why pay more…?

Are cycling and mountain biking your passion?

If so, the region around Lake Hallstatt is definitely the place for you! Here you will find everything your biking heart desires: bike rentals, shops, and routes that are tailored to you. For mountain bikers and tourers especially, the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut offers an extensive network of mountain bike trails and side roads with minimal traffic. And for a highly family-friendly, leisurely experience, why not try the Bike Path around Lake Hallstatt: This loop takes cyclists to some of the most beautiful spots and most interesting sights, like the soldmine and the Heritage museum in Hallstatt.