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Almsee - Things to Know Before Visiting

Almsee, 4645, Austria

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About Almsee

Almsee is a lake in Upper Austria's part of the Salzkammergut in the Almtal valley, 11 kilometers south of the village of Grünau im Almtal. A good picnic and camping location where you have possibilities of fishing bathing and so more. The lake drains through the Alm River. Since 1965, the area around the Almsee is under nature conservation.

Attractions Near Almsee

Cumberland Wildlife Park Grünau

The Grünau zoo is home to around 500 animals. At the beginning only native wild animals lived in the wildlife park. In the course of time, animal species from other continents were added, including animal species that are now also living in the wild in Austria, such as raccoons and fallow deer.

Offensee8.8km from Almsee

A beautiful mountain lake located in the Upper Austrian part of the Salzkammergut in the municipality of Ebensee am Traunsee. The nutrient-poor lake, with its largely natural shores and the strongly structured vegetation belt with adjacent wetlands, offers habitats for many animal and plant species; the area has been a nature reserve since 1965. It is a popular swimming lake and excursion destination.

Großer Priel
Großer Priel8.92km from Almsee

The Große Priel is the only peak in the Dead Mountains that protrudes above the 2500 m mark, and its rocky neighbor, the Spitzmauer, is considered the most beautiful elevation of the Dead Mountains. It ranks among the ultra prominent peaks of the Alps. Part of the Northern Limestone Alps, its steep Dachstein cliffs form the northeastern rim of a large karst plateau and are visible from afar across the Alpine Foreland.

Spitzmauer10.12km from Almsee

The Spitzmauer is the second highest mountain in the Dead Mountains in Upper Austria with a height of 2446 m above sea level. The approximately 800 meter high east wall made of banked Dachstein limestone gives the mountain from this side a shapely summit structure that dominates the Stodertal. Some classic tours of the Dead Mountains lead through the east face of the Spitzmauer.

Lake Toplitz
Lake Toplitz12.04km from Almsee

Lake Toplitz is a lake situated in a dense mountain forest high up in the Austrian Alps. It is loca­ted in a Natu­re Reser­ve, which means that the­re are restric­tions on what acti­vi­ties are per­mit­ted the­re. Swim­ming. It is fed by beau­ti­ful water­falls as well as an under­ground tri­bu­ta­ry from Lake Kam­mer­see.

Schiederweiher14.57km from Almsee

A beautiful artificial lake in Hinterstoder, Upper Austria, created by impounding the river Krumme Steyr. The pond resides at the altitude of 612 m above sea level at the foot of the Großer Priel in the Totes Gebirge mountain range. Calcium-rich marl covers the lake bottom where stoneworts and common water-crowfoots grow. The southern bank displays a strip of phragmites, other shores only show sparse patches of common reed and a wet meadow borders in the west.

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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.