summer times at the Weissensee

natural • clear • invigorating

scroll

Holidays on the
mountains and at the lake

Holidays on the mountains and at the lake. The lake offers everything the heart desires throughout the year. Above all, peace in the middle of paradise.

 

Nestled in the Gailtal Alps, the lake is the starting point for almost unlimited recreational opportunities: swimming, mountain biking, hiking, boat and boat trips, sailing, surfing, fishing, diving, horseback riding, carriage rides and much more.

 

Especially unique: No matter what you choose, you never lose sight of the lake.

 

Mountain-
biken

With two wheels on the mountain

12 mountain bike trails with more than 150km in length and all levels of difficulty are waiting.

more

Two special highlights

On the one hand, the three approximately 3.3-kilometer "MTB Trail Weissensee", a new downhill track that has to overcome 370 vertical meters downhill via root paths, wave tracks and wooden bridges. On the other hand, the mountain bike technique course, on which one can test his skills and improve his technique.

 

If you want to save muscle power during the ascent to the Naggler Alm, you can comfortably transport your bike up to the top width the mountain railway and your own MTB transport chair in just 12 minutes. Also for a cozy "cycling along the water" is the Weissensee ideal. 

 

Its even more comfotable width a modern e-bike, which can be rented on site. If the mountain bike trails around the Weissensee are not enough, you have access to 650 kilometers of marked mountain bike trails from the lake to the surrounding valleys.

lead directly from the lake shore (930 meters above sea level) into the gentle mountains of the Weissensee nature park.

Width "pure nature", the unique symbiosis of water, meadow and forest can be accurately described. You almost never lose sight of the lake. There are challenges for every level of fitness: from leisurely walk around the lake to the rocky mountain peak.

 

There is "hiking support" through the Weissensee boat trip or the mountain railway. There are plenty of picnic areas with panoramic views and numerous farmed alpine pastures on the route.

Boat trip

Unforgettable "Ship ahoy"

The best way to explore the lake is by boat. Because...

more

Two thirds of the lake are completely unobstructed and best reached by water.

Especially unique is a trip width the wooden rowing boats from the workshop of boat building Domenig. In addition to classic rowboats, you can also hire electric und pedal boats from the boat rental companies on the lake.

 

Of course, it is even more comfortable width the ships of the Weissensee shipping.

at the Weissensee

enjoy the summer

Diving

Underwater view

It is no coincidence that the Weissensee is one of the most beautiful dive sites in the Alps.

more

The cristyl-clear water provides outlook and far-sightedness

visibility of up to 20 meters is not uncommon on the Weissensee. Sunken woods, steeply sloping walls and numerous species of fish provide a unique underwater experience.

 

From beginner courses, full-day diveexcursions to specialty courses - the offer of the two diving schools on the lake is extensive.

Fishing

Rest in the middle of the lake

fishing cards are available at the reception

more

The Weissensee is a real insider tip for all passionate anglers

In the fishing season from May to October you can fish with a fishing map without territorial limits on the entire lake. 22 occurring fish species - from Reinanke, lake trout, pike to carp - and different sea depths allow all variations of the sport.

 

Sailing & Surfing

The Power of the Wind

The Weissensee is the perfect sailing area for beginners and professionals

more

On the eastern part of the lake a constant east wind blows...

...which offers ideal conditions for beginners. On the western part, the gusty wind typical of alpine lakes demands a lot of skill from sailors and surfers.

 

The Sailing and surfing school Weissensee offers suitable courses for everyone.

Horse riding &
Carriage rides

Happiness on earth

Also for horse lovers offers the Weissensee a multitude of possibilities

more

Whether you are learning to ride a horse,

exploring the beauty of the nature park on a horseback ride, or simply admiring the holiday destination on a carriage ride.

 

Two riding stables offer everything the rider's heart desires: riding from pony for the litte ones to day rides.