From an apartment on Lake Ossiach, you can enjoy beautiful mountain landscapes, cosy Austrian villages and a variety of water sports. With a length of 12 kilometres, Lake Ossiach is one of the three largest lakes in Austria. From your holiday home you can visit famous villages such as Ossiach, Annenheim and Bodensdorf or enjoy the many walking and cycling routes that can be found here too.
An apartment on Lake Ossiach is characterized by a world of mountains and water. The shore of the lake consists of a number of protected nature reserves where you can enjoy wonderful walks. Lake Ossiach has the most sunshine in Central Europe, so you can enjoy a pleasant climate here as early as May. Around Lake Ossiach. there is a 32 kilometre cycle route. Rent an E-bike and be surprised by this beautiful route. Due to its relatively flat location, this cycling route is fairly easy for the average cyclist. At various places along this route you can enjoy a delicious plate of Kaiserschmarrn (Austrian pancake) and a refreshing glass of Almdudler (herbal fizzy drink) on one of the welcoming terraces. If you prefer an afternoon of hiking, you can go to the Finsterback Wasserfällen in Stattendorf where you can enjoy the view of three cascading waterfalls.
A holiday home or apartment on Lake Ossiach is an excellent starting point for visiting surrounding villages and towns. The nearest village is Ossiach, known for its Romanesque church called Stift Ossiach. This church hosts an annual music festival 'Carinthian Summer'. It includes various concerts by well-known pianists and opera singers. For children, a visit to the ruins of Landskron above Villach is definitely worthwhile. Next to the castle, you can visit the bird of prey observatory and the monkey garden. From the old Roman village of Treffen, you can take the cable-car to the Gerlitzen, where you have a beautiful view over Lake Ossiach and the surrounding Karawanken mountains. Stay in one of the Belvilla apartments on Lake Ossiach and discover what else the versatile environment has to offer.
A stay in a holiday home on Lake Ossiach is characterized by the stunning, clear lake. The sunny climate and extensive body of water make Lake Ossiach the ideal holiday destination for sailors, swimmers and surfers. The many sunbathing areas, sandy beaches and slides guarantee a smashing summer. Enjoy an afternoon on the water in a pedalo or electric boat or take a look underwater during a diving excursion. The warm water is home to various fish including catfish which can measure up to two metres long. Do you like excitement? Then a ride on a banana boat, band or triangle behind a speedboat is definitely worth a shot! But even during an afternoon of sailing, water-skiing or surfing you won't be bored for a moment on your holiday at Lake Ossiach.
A central location between the mountains means that you can make many trips from your apartment on Lake Ossiach. In addition to walking and cycling tours, you can also enjoy an unforgettable parasail flight from the Gerlitzen. With no fewer than 25 kilometres of pistes, you can enjoy a winter sports holiday full of fun in the snow during the winter. Cross-country trails, fun parks and rustic ski huts make Lake Ossiach a perfect destination for your skiing holiday. When the lake is frozen, you can enjoy long, invigorating skating tours here too. In short, a holiday on Lake Ossiach offers something for everyone. Whether you choose a cosy apartment, a luxurious holiday villa or a quiet holiday home, Lake Ossiach has the perfect accommodation for you!
The most important places to visit near Lake Ossiach are Ossiach Abbey, Kletterwald Ossiacher See and Steinhaus Domenig.
Some of the must do activities in Lake Ossiach are-
Travelers from the UK can reach Lake Ossiach by plane, train, or bus.
Some of the recommended dishes in Lake Ossiach are Apple Strudel, Vienna sausage, dumplings, gröstl, and Wiener schnitzel.
May to September are the best months to visit Lake Ossiach.