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Grüner See - Green Lake

· 2 reviews · Lake · Erzberg Leoben · 772 m
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The crystal clear, emerald Green Lake is a magical place in the Hochsteiermark and has been voted the "most beautiful Platzl" in Austria.

The Grüner See, the "Caribbean of Hochsteiermark" in Tragöß, is a real insider tip. The lake is filled with crystal-clear, ice-cold water (5 to 6°C) when the snow begins to melt and reaches its highest water level in early summer at about 10 m. The Green Lake is even internationally known: In September 2014, actor Ashton Kutcher shared a link to a website that referred to the lake as "real-life Atlantis".

The Green Lake is the starting point for numerous hikes. Even in winter, the surrounding area invites you to do leisurely sports like snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Diving in the lake is no longer allowed.


47.541628, 15.056033
47°32'29.9"N 15°03'21.7"E
33T 504216 5265357
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Nataliya Nechytaylo
January 06, 2021 · Community
Excellent hike at the end of October on a beautiful sunny day, full of colours. The green lake at the background of white mountains and green or golden trees is amazing. Higher in mountains there was already snow.
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André Baur
September 15, 2019 · Community
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