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Lake Ossiach

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Address: Villach, Austria
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Calming and relaxing

The lake is quite nice, it is not as busy as Woerther See. Also, we found it much easier to get to the coast in there. We did not know about this lake before and we are glad that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
johnnyho_svk
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Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia
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Povazska Bystrica, Slovakia
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The lake is quite nice, it is not as busy as Woerther See. Also, we found it much easier to get to the coast in there. We did not know about this lake before and we are glad that we found it by chance. If we get a change, we will definitely go there again.

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Villach, Austria
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61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place for surfing on the north side of the lake. On the southern side, there is a free public bath

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Denmark
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90 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The scenery is second to nothing at this lake. There are lots of places around the lake where you can stop for a swim, lunch or just a beer. Do not miss the 26 km bike ride around the lake. A perfect place to spend your family vacation.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

A lovely place to stay for a week. There are many camp sites and swimming places dotted around the lake. When the heat becomes too much in summer, simply dive in the lake for a swim or head up Gerlitzen mountain on the cable car where the air is cooler!

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Finland
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

it is really nice just to have a walk around the lake. The weather was really good and people were helpful.

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Villach, Austria
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282 reviews
103 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 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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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 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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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 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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Budapest, Hungary
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 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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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 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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