Crystal-clear and refreshing lakes with a surface that reflects the mountains, a variety of activities and accommodation options from wellness hotels to holiday flats and campsites right by the lake ... In Styria, guests and visitors can spend wonderful holidays by and in the water.
As soon as the sun comes up in the morning, the bathing lakes in Styria turn into a popular destination for families. Once you've found the perfect spot by the lake, it's time to take a dip in the cool water! After swimming, spacious sundecks invite you to enjoy a refreshing ice cream or an afternoon coffee and homemade desserts made with products from the region.
For an active change from sunbathing, there are slides, playgrounds, football grounds or volleyball courts directly at the bathing lidos.
At the lakes in the green heart of Austria, it is not only a day of swimming that awakens holiday feelings in guests of all ages:
Breathtaking scenic views of the lakes are best enjoyed on a long walk. Passionate hikers can immerse themselves in a landscape full of natural treasures on the way to the mountain lakes of Styria. What's more, a well-deserved break at the lakes in mountainous terrain is both relaxing and refreshing.
How about a swim right after waking up to start your day refreshed? Or would you rather admire the glittering surface of the water and the mountains reflected in it from your balcony at sunset? In Styria, both is possible. Because there are numerous accommodation options and private rooms around the lakes from which the bathing lidos can be reached in no time at all.
While camping by the lake, holidaymakers feel even closer to nature and the water. But mind you, the early bird catches the worm – and secures a pitch in a prime location right by the lake. As soon as you've parked your camper or set up your tent, the fun begins. Whether you want to go for a swim or relax and unwind while fishing: At and in the lakes of Styria, everyone can indulge in their favourite activity.
Pack your swimming gear, put on your sunglasses, and off you go to the water. But it's not just bathing lakes that offer refreshment in Styria - outdoor pools and adventure pools also await day trippers. In the green heart of Austria, all roads lead to the water.
The Sommercard and the Genusscard are your holiday plus in Styria: In the Schladming-Dachstein region and in the south and east of Styria, visitors with the respective benefit card enjoy free admission to select bathing lakes – for even more fun in the water.
It is not only the crystal-clear lakes in Styria that are perfect for cooling off.