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Address: Villach, Austria
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Beautiful lake!

In deed a beautiful lake, surrounded with the mountains, with a lot of possibilities for recreation and gastronomy... Can spend a couple of days there...

Reviewed April 1, 2016
Milan L
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Villach, Austria
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Villach, Austria
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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2016

In deed a beautiful lake, surrounded with the mountains, with a lot of possibilities for recreation and gastronomy... Can spend a couple of days there...

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Thank Milan L
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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Cycling around the lake, aproximately 2 hours around the lake with plenty of stops. We rented bikes in bike paradies 30 € for half a day.

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Malta
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Lovely long lake, from which on both sides the mountains rise up high. Small tiny little villages scattered around the lake. At one side a cute -one track- railway close to the lake. Beautiful!

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Thank Johanna V
Budapest, Hungary
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Beautiful lake surrounded by huge mountains. The lake is beautiful from the shores and very impressive from the Gerlizen slopes. In fact the whole area is very-very attractive.

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Thank Hajnal G
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2016

The view is nice, especially because you have the contrast " Lake - mountains. The atmosphere is relaxing and quite. To enjoy the view more, you could hire a boat, which is a good experience to have. We found parking easily.

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Thank Mark S
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2015

We spent winter holiday in Villach, for Gerlitzen ski resort. The atmosphere was very peacefull, quiet and cosy during winter. The hotel had many boats and during the summer i think it's a great place for swimming.

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Thank Alexandra C
Podborany
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62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2015

We spent a few days in the small hotel on the lake coast. There are nice roads for the walks or run near the lake. The hotel has also the small relaxion area just on the lake coast, with the boat, dress room, sauna etc. It is very common for this area and many hotels have similar areas on the... More 

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Thank Radek K
Olomouc, Czech Republic
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Great place. You can stay few days and enjoy swimming or visit places around the lake. The top places are Gerlitzen, town Ossiach, Landskron Castle.

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Thank cmelik
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93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

We took a 2 hour boat trip arround the lake and recommend it. Especially if you manage to get on the bigger and more beautiful of the two boats in service, the Ossiacher boat. The trip can take longer as it is possible to get off the boat along the way and go swimming or sightseeing. Free with Karnten card.

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2 Thank Lyerka S
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful lake and lovely to swim in. Pleasant, and mainly flat, 27km bike ride around the lake.....e-bikes make it straight forward for the less fit!

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