Holiday Region
Dachstein Salzkammergut

Winkl lakeside beach

Obertraun, Oberösterreich, Österreich
  • Suitable for groups

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18.01.2022 - 10:30 o’clock
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The Winkl lakeside beach in Obertraun is one of the most beautiful natural swimming areas around Lake Hallstatt. This bathing place offers also an area for nudity lovers, as well as an area for dogs and their owners.

At the beginning of Obertraun in the district Winkl, in the middle of almost untouched nature, is the lakeside beach resort Winkl at the Lake Hallstatt. The water is rather cool but crystal clear, refreshing and very inviting.

 Freedom for dog, body and soul

Natural barriers and embankments divide the lakeside beach into three bathing zones, all of which are freely accessible.

On the one hand, there is a dog bathing area, with its own dog toilet, so that our four-legged friends don't miss out.

In the year 1987 after an initiative of some inhabitants together with a few guests a part was separated and converted to the nudist bathing area.

A bathing place that offers a lot of variety

The view in the direction of Hallstatt and Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt offers a beautiful landscape consisting of mountains, lakes and wide forests that can enchant us with their stories.

Experience here a 360° tour through the lake area...

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opened from May until October


510 m

Accessibility / arrival

by car
from Salzburg:
Federal road B158 direction Bad Ischl
in Bad Ischl driveway onto Salzkammergut Straße B145 in direction to Bad Goisern, Hallstatt and Obertraun

from Linz:
A1 motorway exit Regau on Salzkammergut Straße B145 direction Gmunden, Bad Goisern, Hallstatt and Obertraun

from Graz:
A9 motorway exit Liezen on B320
in Trautenfels turn onto Salzkammergut Straße B145 via Bad Aussee to Obertraun

from Villach:
A10 Tauernautobahn to exit "Eben im Pongau", from there via Annaberg, Gosau and Hallstatt to Obertraun

by bus:
get off at the bus station “Obertraun-Traunbrücke”, from there 800 m walk

by train:
from Linz/Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim, change to train to Stainach-Irdning
or from Stainach-Irdning Zug direction Attnang-Puchheim
get off at train station "Obertraun-Dachsteinhöhlen", from there 1.4 km walk

Detailed information on the respective train and bus times can be found at (train) and (bus).

  • Parking area for disabled: 2
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
  • Swimming / bathing
General price information

Free entrance
Paid parking space

  • Free entry
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Summer

Please get in touch for more information.


Winkl lakeside beach
Naturbadestrand Winkl
4831 Obertraun

Phone +43 5 95095

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Tourismusverband Inneres Salzkammergut
Obertraun 180
4831 Obertraun

Phone +43 5 95095 - 40

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