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Address: Gosausee Bezirksstrasse, Gosau, Austria
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Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Gosau
Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This lake is a wonderful area to explore, especially in autumn, when the colours on display are amazing. During the summer, divers from the local society can be seen from the shore. A path goes round the entire lake (allow 90 minutes to two hours) and is easy for those of any age. We have negotiated the circuit several times... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This lake is a charm! The lake itself, its surroundings, the Dachstein mountains over it - all is natures best. After you park the car by the cable car entrance you have several choices - go over the Vorderer lake in a round trip; pass the Vorderer lake and continue to Hinterer lake (will take another 1.5 hours at least);... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We are a family of five. Parents and three teenage boys. The teenagers do not really like nature walks, but after Abtnao slides in the mountains, we continued to Lake Gosao. The GPS is not just because the exact area, but with a bit of intuition and experience we got, and it was worth every minute and every Euro ...... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This town was surrounded by mountains and it basically sits in a valley. What can I say, the environment is breathtaking for me, it reminds me of those scene in Sounds of Music. The houses were so meticulous with beautiful, colorful paints on them and the neatly arranged flowers hanging. It's how I imagine villages in Europe should be I... More 

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Orange, California, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Dachstein mountain range is breath taking beautiful, hiking beauty and fresh aur. Nature has so much to offer, you need to take time to experience it.

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Milan, Italy
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103 reviews 103 reviews
66 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

You must visit this beautiful lake if you are around salzburg or on your way to Hallstatt.Can be easily reached by a small drive. Try to be there in the early morning to enjoy the magnificient views of the crystal clear lake. If you are lucky you will see the reflections of the mountains on the lake and the clear... More 

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Linz, Austria
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been here last weekend with friends from Wiscon, they were simply stunned by the beauty of the area. We came here to hike up from the lakes to the Adamekhütte, an Alpine hut right beneath the Dachstein glacer. Wonderful! First we hiked past the first lake to the second; there we had a break and jumped into the... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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376 reviews 376 reviews
243 attraction reviews
584 helpful votes 584 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Set deep in the Salzkammergut is this beautiful lake at the end of a long valley. Our first glimpse took us a little by surprise as the lake only looked half full. Instead of a shimmering face of water having excellent reflections, it looked rather empty and sad. We got used to it eventually it was just not what we... More 

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Montana Rose
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587 reviews 587 reviews
247 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stopped here on our way to Hallstat and WOW, I'm so glad we did. The weather was beautiful and it was early in the morning, before any crowds. The restaurant just opened, so we sat outside, had a cup of coffee and just admired the view. It was so magnificent and beautiful and peaceful. Ton of snow still on... More 

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Troy, New York
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I took a bus to the Gosausee from Bad Ischl, the road was very beautiful, the village of Gosau itself was amazing. I took a long walk along the lake, it was amazing, thick forests, trails, nice colors on the lake, mountains everywhere, I would rate it very high among all alpine lakes. Even if its raining, and you cant... More 

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