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Attersee - Things to Know Before Visiting

Attersee, Austria

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About Attersee

Attersee, also known as Kammersee, English sometimes Lake Atter, is the largest lake of the Salzkammergut region in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. It is Austria's third largest lake by area, surpassed only by Lake Constance and Lake Neusiedl, which, however, both extend beyond national borders. Due to its steady winds and clean water quality, Attersee is famous for attracting sailors and swimmers alike.

Attractions Near Attersee

Hochleckenkogel7.61km from Attersee

Hochleckenkogel is a high mountain in the western Höllengebirge . Its summit, overgrown with mountain pines , drops with a steep NE flank into the rear Aurachkar. The entrance to the Hochlecken cave is on this side . At the summit there is an old surveying stone with the inscription: Operatio Astronom. Trigon. 1811 on one side and on the other KV Regnante Imperator Francisco Prim.

Langbathseen10.92km from Attersee

The Langbathseen are two mountain lakes in Upper Austria's part of the Salzkammergut, 8 kilometers from Ebensee. Its excellent visibility makes the Vorderer Langbathsee a popular diving site. An iconic attraction for a picnic with family and also it will impress you with the astonishing natural beauty.

Höllengebirge10.95km from Attersee

The Höllengebirge is a folded mountain range in the Upper Austrian part of the Salzkammergut that extends to the north and is part of the Northern Limestone Alps. The highest peak of the Höllengebirge is the Große Höllkogel at 1,862m. The Höllengebirge is made accessible to tourism through alpine club huts and a large network of trails. A cable car leads from Ebensee to the Feuerkogel in the eastern Höllengebirge, where there are also several shelters.

Schwarzensee13.64km from Attersee

Schwarzensee is a lake of Upper Austria lying above Lake Wolfgangsee at 716 metres above sea level, the stunningly beautiful Lake Schwarzensee is a great place for a day out and its wonderful walks are especially suitable for families.

Feuerkogel13.95km from Attersee

The Feuerkogel, the sunniest mountain from upper Austria scores with a fantastic view on the whole Salzkammergut. Comfortable huts and many sports possibilities make your holiday to an unforgetable experience. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and also it offers trekking and so many other adventure options too.

Basilika St. Michael
Basilika St. Michael14.78km from Attersee

Mondsee Abbey was a Benedictine monastery in Mondsee in Upper Austria. This gothic former monastery is just as striking today as ever. Its two towers stretch 52m into the sky. This late gothic church was constructed in the 15th century under the direction of abbot Benedikt Eck and is the second biggest church in Upper Austria.

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Upper Austria is Austria's leading industrial region. As of 2009, it accounted for approximately a quarter of the country's exports.