One thing’s for sure: See truly lives up to its name. After all, there’s plenty to “see” during a summer in the Tyrolean mountains – especially the many lakes that are perfect for swimming, splashing about and relaxing.
One of the most popular ones is the swimming lake at See’s Games, Sports and Water Park. The park offers action as well as relaxation, with plenty of things to see and do around the swimming lake and the natural pond. There’s an adventure playground, a beach volleyball court, a tennis court, a soccer pitch and even a mountain hut with a sun terrace … what more could you want on a glorious summer’s day?
In addition, the mountain lakes around See are true highlights on any hike.
Sparkling and crystal-clear
The most beautiful mountain lakes near See
Nestled amid majestic summits, Lake Grübelesee in the Grübeletal valley is one of the region’s most breathtaking and romantic spots. Surrounded by lush green mountain meadows, the stunningly blue lake is visible from afar – and a perfect spot to take a little breather on your hike. Let your gaze wander across the gentle waves of the lake, marvel at the impressive Hoher Riffler mountain and let your thoughts run free …
How to get to Lake Grübelesee:
At the cable car station in See, follow the valley road towards Kappl until you reach Habigen.
From there, follow the marked trail to Gamperthunalpe.
Continue along the broad trail to crystal-clear Lake Grübelesee.
Our tip for a break: Enjoy a traditional “Brettljause” snack platter at Gamperthunalpe
For more details check out Tour 8 of our hiking guide.
Small but charming – like for many other mountain lakes in Tyrol, this also applies to Lake Flathsee. After all, what the emerald-green mountain lake may lack in size, it more than compensates with its scenic beauty. Surrounded by rugged rock and lush green mountain pastures, picturesque Lake Flathsee is the perfect place to shrug off your backpack, sit down and take in the marvellous view. Simply breathe in, breathe out – and experience pure mountain bliss!
How to get to Lake Flathsee:
From the mountain station of the cable car in See, continue towards Versingalpe and Giggler Alm.
From there, follow the picturesque mountain trail to Flathtalalpe at 1.687 m.
For more details check out Tour 16 of our hiking guide.
Ascherhütte hut is one of the most popular hiking destinations of the Paznaun region – and that’s not surprising. After all, the traditional mountain hut boasts an inviting sun terrace as well as numerous regional delicacies, breathtaking panoramic views and plenty of alpine charm.
The Ascherhütte also regularly features on the “Culinary Way of St. James”, delighting guests with award-winning cuisine. The picturesque mountain lake right on the hut’s doorstep, at 2.256 metres above sea level, makes the scene picture-perfect.
How to get to the lake beneath Ascherhütte
From Versingalpe, follow the footpath to Medrigalm.
From there, follow the picturesque forest trail that leads to the lake beneath Ascherhütte hut.
For more details check out Tour 14 of our hiking guide.
Did you know? With the Silvretta Card, you can ride up to the start of your hiking tour for free! The regional busses from Landeck up to Bielerhöhe at the Silvretta reservoir are included in the convenient discount card. Plus: Drop by for your copy of our great hiking guide at the local tourist office!