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Take the public transport boat for a round trip

Lake Ossiach is popular for water activities, boating, swimming etc, but when you are not staying... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hendrik_NL
,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Beautiful lake.

This is a beautiful lake but access to it is limited as most of the shoreline is in private hands... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
debcox
,
Oxford
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice lake” (5 reviews)
“lake ossiach” (4 reviews)
“few days” (3 reviews)
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Ossiach, Austria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lake Ossiach is popular for water activities, boating, swimming etc, but when you are not staying close to the lake and want to get a good impression of Lake Ossiach, take the round tour on the public transport boat. It is maybe a bit expensive,...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a beautiful lake but access to it is limited as most of the shoreline is in private hands and gardens and so forth, we kayak on it but few places to stop but fantastic views.

Thank debcox
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Osojsko jezero (ossiacher See) provides you with quite warm wather and quite cold water. As at all austrin lakes, lake-shore it is privatised and so you will be able to have cintact with it's coast only in small villages or near monastery in Osoje (Ossiach)....More

1  Thank Borut B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

You can here again and again and experience the peace and quiet of this little gem. And DON'T forget to go into the church, it is amazingly beautiful. If you have the chance, take in a concert featured during the summer month. It's MAGIC! Egal...More

Thank hansulricha
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We live nearby so we just made a half day visit. First we went to see Affenberg and later we took a swim in the lake in St. Andra. The beach was perfectly maintained. The grass was spot on. There is also a pebble part...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice lake. We rented a small electric 4 person boat in Ossiach and just cruised the lake. There was no wind which made it very relaxing. Just enjoyed the beautiful view around us.

Thank Dirk-Jan C
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Ossiacher See if cool place to spend a couple of days, it's nearby the motorway going either north or south.. The water and the views are very cool. The city is not that concentrated and you need to drive for most of the things,...More

Thank Michael4715
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

With Wörthersee and Millstater See in the area this lake is smaller and quieter. Good for watersport, hiking and biking. Those who like to camp, there a lot of campgrounds

Thank Hedy T
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Not the warmest, not the biggest, not the smallest but still authentic. Don't forget to visit the Gerlitzen Alp, there is a possibility left when you enter the valley from Villach.

Thank chris j
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hot hours at St. Andrä Gemeindebad, where we could swim and sunbath for free. A beautiful spot just a few kilometres away from Villach!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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