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The Best Swimming in Austria

Looking for the best swimming in Austria? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Austria. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top swimming spots in and near Austria

  • Jochberg, Austria

    Hike to Blaue Lacke (Blue Lake)

    8.2 mi / 2286.7 ft gain
    The trail starts at Bruggeralm, a mountain hut above the town of Jochberg. Note that the hut is usually closed in June because of the low footfall. In July, Tuesdays are rest days.  The trail starts off as a gravel path. You will pass another mountain hut, Jagerwurzhütte. At approximately 2.3km, ...
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  • Salzburg, Austria

    Swim against the current in the Almkanal

    Follow the pin on the map for getting there, walk to the right ride of the canal, jump in and let the current push you a couple of meters. Some people use it for swim training to swim against the current. Try it out.For getting out of the water, grab the left side of the canal (there is a part wh...
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