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Gorgeous swimming lake in the forest

Loved spending time by this fresh water lake in the forest just outside Lienz. It can get busy but... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Jacky F
Awesome day

10 minutes drive from Lienz - we took our 6 year old to this beautiful swimming lake. €2.50 to... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 Aug 2017
“Gorgeous swimming lake in the forest”
1 Aug 2017
“Awesome day”
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Tristachersee, Lienz 9900, Austria
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Loved spending time by this fresh water lake in the forest just outside Lienz. It can get busy but there is plenty of room. Umbrellas for hire, a café, diving platforms and a floating pontoon to swim out to. Nice and shallow for little ones....More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

10 minutes drive from Lienz - we took our 6 year old to this beautiful swimming lake. €2.50 to park and €11 for entry for our family of 3. Spent the full afternoon relaxing on the green lawns and swimming in the fresh water. The...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

amazing place to take a swim in summer. you can go to the beach and pay the entrance fee or you can pick some other free spot on the lake.

Thank Marcelich
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This lake is absolutely beautiful amidst the mountains, very relaxing, walked around in early spring despite that several people on "the beach". Regretted just that the hotel / restaurant was not open yet (understandably though) would have loved to have a meal there.

Thank Asiatrip09
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It was nice to walk around the lake and have a beer in the restaurant. Though during august the lake was really busy and in order to approach the lake shore you had to pay an entrance fee.

Thank elena074
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Beautiful walks around, take out a rowing boat or just sit on a bench, The water is nice to swim. The mountains are all around for the best scenery,

Thank hpaulrm4
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The lake offers an easy walking path that goes all the way around. A very pleasant walk in the evening following a delicious dinner.

Thank JimnJoanM
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The hotel on the Tristachersee has superb food and sits right on the shores of the lake. The ambiance in the restaurant is charming and the host really enjoys making special desserts right at your table. It is not a casual restaurant...rather a smart one...More

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20 September 2017|
Response from Asiatrip09 | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is no reason not to swim there, I wandered around earlier this year when it was that cold. It's just really no fun to swim in water that cold, but you have access to the lake. The hotel (and restaurant) is... More