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Traunsee

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Address: Gmunden, Austria
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I love my lake

I'm born at this lake but moved away around 20 years ago. I still love to visit my hometown with the lake. Very clean water, a little bit cold but this is something you get used... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I'm born at this lake but moved away around 20 years ago. I still love to visit my hometown with the lake. Very clean water, a little bit cold but this is something you get used to it. Also the cruises offered on the lake are really nice.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

A beautiful lake resort in Upper Austria. The lake and the surrounding mountains leave you breathless and exhilarated, a wonderful break from the hustle and bustle of Vienna. The place is so quiet and laid back and the water is crystal clear. Lots of restaurants and hotels that provide magnificent views. Around two hours by car from Vienna. Ideal for... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

if we had anywhere like this in the UK you would never get me out of the water. Sadly i think my only option is to move to Austria (although not that sad as this place is fantastic!) the lake is crystal clear, the mountains are impressive, there's adequate reasonably priced parking, jetties, boats, swimmers, picnicing, and everywhere is clean... More 

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vöcklamarkt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

A long promenade to stroll and take in the beauty of the lake Traunsee and the surrounding mountains. Plenty of restaurants and coffee shops nearby. Don't forget to look for Schlafende Griechin, the Sleeping Greek Lady, whose profile one can see in the mountains!

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london
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were on a cycling holiday and cycled down into Altmunster, just south of Gmunden. Wow - how breathtaking this lake was, particularly with the church of Traunkirchen in the background. It's a lovely place to stroll along.

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Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The view south from Gmunden, across the lake to Traunstein, is a picture perfect look at the Austrian alps.

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Ljubljana, Bohinj, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

If it's cloudy there is not much to do and also the view is not so nice as it should be. The ferry was not working,there was only one restaurant open. They have very good deserts and beer.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Took the sea transportation a few times - photography excellent Boats usually full so one meets people from all over the world.

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Wien
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Traunsee combines easy accessability and infrastructure (via the nearby city of Gmunden) and is one of the most scenic places in Austria, with a wonderful view on the mountains. It has everything that a tourist destination would need, including hotels of different price levels and many opportunities for activities, even at bad weather. Sunshine of course means an obligatory... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Being in Gmunden, Traunsee becomes the obvious attraction to see. The scenery is nice and beautiful. However, I preferred the lake in Hallstatt and Achensee to it. I guess the lakes in Tirol tend to be more glacial than the ones in the eastern parts of Austria.

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