Almsee, English sometimes Lake Alm, is a lake in Upper Austria's part of the Salzkammergut in the Almtal valley, 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) south of the village of Grünau im Almtal. The lake lies in the northern portion of the Totes Gebirge mountains and is about 2.3 kilometers (1.4 mi) by 700 meters (2,300 ft) wide.Take a look at our Grunau im Almtal driving holiday planning website to schedule your visit to Almsee and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
The lake drains through the Alm River. Since 1965, the area around the Almsee is under nature conservation. Konrad Lorenz made important observations of the greylag goose at the lake.
I stopped on a Sunday afternoon to do a little birdwatching. It was not the right time of year for most species but did see a few, especially at the feeders by the main building. There is a nice... more »
Beautiful lake worth visiting!! Spent the whole day there just relaxing and enjoying the scenery. Hire a bike and ride from Grünau or get the bus there and back. more »
Very good view
Wonderful and recreational place. Paddle boating totally recommended during permitted time of the day and year.
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