Let’s hit the water!
Too hot to work
Discover the most beautiful lakes in Austria with Högl
The temperature’s rising, we can feel the sun on our faces, and we’re slipping our feet into open-toe shoes once more. Summer is well on the way, bringing with it the anticipation of hot days and refreshing dips to cool down. Austria boasts 25,000 inland seas, 62 of which are known as ‘Great Lakes’, sure to provide plenty of cooling-off opportunities this summer. Discover the most beautiful lakes in Austria with Högl.
Wörther See © Kärnten Werbung, Fotograf: Gert Steinthaler
In the southernmost state of Carinthia, the sight of deep blue and turquoise waters never gets old. Carinthia has over a thousand lakes, half of which are over 1000m above sea level in the mountains. The largest and probably best known is the Wörthersee, with a summer water temperature of 28 degrees - perfect to dive right in. An insider’s tip: the Pyramidenkogel offers wonderful panoramic views.
Pyramiden Kogel © Kärnten Werbung, Fotograf: Tine Steinthaler
Lake Traunsee, Lake Attersee and Lake Wolfgang are on the northern side of the Alps, nestled in the idyllic Salzkammergut region. They warm up to 24 degrees in the summer..
Salzkammergut © Fraser
In the far west of Austria lies Lake Constance, a popular tourist destination for those interested in culture thanks to its floating stage for the Bregenz Festival. In the summer, swimmers, yachters and water sports enthusiasts enjoy a water temperature of up to 25 degrees.
Bodensee © Internationale Bodensee Tourismus GmbH, Fotograf: Achim Mende
Slip on some airy Högl mules for your lakeside walk, and welcome in the summer!
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