Water fun and nature pleasure

Mountain lakes and pool in Ischgl

What’s the best feeling when the temperatures just keep rising and rising? When the sun is out to show off? To dive into refreshing cool water, of course! One thing’s for certain: Summer season is swimming season!

The region around Ischgl is incredibly multi-faceted!
Leisurely hikes take you alongside picturesque streams that are perfect for playing, splashing and building dams. Longer hiking routes and mountain trails lead to the glittering and crystal-clear mountain lakes, which are hidden in the high alpine terrain and impress their visitors as enchanting insider tips. But even these are not reserved for the big and skilled hikers - many of the beautiful mountain lakes in the region are just as easily accessible for little or inexperienced hikers!

Insider tip

Berglisee in Ischgl

The highlight between Ischgl and Mathon

The lakes in detail

Berglisee - Tour 12

For many hikers, swimming in a Tyrolean mountain lake, is at the top of their “to-do list”. The crystal-clear water of the charming mountain lake may be a bit cold, but the experience is well worth it. Swim a few laps, enjoy the splendid views of the Paznaun Alps and recharge your batteries at one of the barbecue spots around the lake. An unforgettable holiday highlight! 

Madleinsee - Tour 6

Nestled amid the majestic mountain world of the Paznaun region, Lake Madleinsee is hugely popular with hikers and nature lovers. Sit down by the shore, let your gaze wander across the impressive silhouette of the Silvretta range and listen to the quiet splashing of the waves. And who knows, maybe you’ll spot an ibex or a marmot …

Pardatschersee - Tour 3

Hiking, wildlife watching, action, relaxation - a trip to Lake Pardatschersee is a great way to combine all your holiday needs. After all, the beautiful lake is located on one of the most picturesque hiking routes through the Fimba Valley. The adventure playground Adventure Stage is also located directly at the Pardatschersee.

Schwarzwassersee - Tour 3

Right next to the Lake Pardatschersee, surrounded by a shady forest, Lake Schwarzwasser glistens in the Tyrolean sun. The mighty peaks all around are magically reflected in the crystal-clear water, and the mountain roses blossom along the path.

Viderböden reservoir - Tour 4

On a summer holiday in Ischgl there are of course also easy opportunities to visit one of the mountain lakes. At an altitude of 2,300 m lies the Viderböden reservoir, which can also be reached comfortably with the Silvrettabahn. After a short walk you are already at the heart-shaped lake, which is used as a water reservoir for the snow facilities in winter.

Lake at Friedrichshafener Hut - Tour 11

Just imagine: A traditional alpine hut high above the valley, a tiny mountain lake right on its doorstep, with the surrounding summits reflected in the water like sparkling jewels. A hike up to Friedrichshafener hut rewards you with picture-book views. Leave your worries behind at 2.151 metres above sea level and feel at one with nature!

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