Does the thought of refreshing water combined with views of the Gastein mountains "w(h)et" your appetite? If so, head for the swimming lake in Gastein.
It's hard to imagine anything more refreshing after hike in the mountains or a biking tour than immersing yourself in the beautiful clear water of the Gastein swimming lake. Or why not make a stop there during your expedition? You will quickly realize how much good a relaxing timeout does for you.
The large meadow around the lake is ideal for all kinds of sports. Plus there's also a beach-volleyball court. Add to that a number of slacklines to work on your balancing skills. A diving platform, adds to the fun. So are you up for some extra action?
In the big sunbathing area, there is plenty of space to set up a sun umbrella and recliners, all of which you can borrow on site. Summer fun is also guaranteed for the youngsters, including a slide of their own as well as a sand box to build sand castles and bake sand cakes. Whenever you get a bit peckish, the cafe right there will be happy to serve you food and refreshments.
This recreation area is close to the golf course between Bad Gastein and Bad Hofgastein. If you prefer not to ride your bike or walk, you can simply take the public bus. The bus stop is right across from the entrance. Free parking is available if you come by car.