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Relaxation at the nature protection area Offensee in Ebensee

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Special features
Board possible
Pets allowed
All weather
suitable for families
Suitable for groups
Suitable for pushchairs

Tour and route information

  • Starting place: 4802 Ebensee
  • Starting point: parking lot Offensee
  • Destination: 4802 Ebensee
  • Destination: parking lot Offensee
Duration: 1h 15m
Length: 4,8 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 53m
Altitude difference (downhill): 52m
Lowest point: 649m
Highest point: 677m



Panoramic view:

Great panorama

Paths covering:

  • Asphalt
  • Gravel

Most economical season:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Early winter
The dark lake, in which the colors of the surrounding woods are reflected, is not just a fantasic hiking-destination, you can enjoy swimming here too.

The best start of the tour is at the parking lot. The path leads along a broad forest road to the "snack station" Seeau. In summer many persons enjoy the possibility of swimming here. The hike to this place lasts approximately 30 minutes. At the southern shore there is a path, which leads to a forest road. The forest road leads to the parking lot which is situated at the end of the district road Offensee-Bezirksstraße. You walk back to the starting-point of the tour Offensee-Runde via this road.

Hiking-time: Around the lake Offensee: approximately 1 1/2 hours

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Accessibility / arrival

from the highway:departure Regau-B145 in the direction of Bad Ischl-departure Offensee till the parking lot


  • Parking space: 250
  • Parking area for disabled: 2
  • Bus parking space: 2

Parking fees

is free

Shuttle service

have a look at www.traunseetaxi.at , route 41

Travelling by public transport

Route planner for independent travellers


  • All weather
  • Suitable for groups
  • Suitable for schools
  • Suitable for kids (all ages)
  • Suitable for pushchairs
  • Suitable for families
  • Suitable for teenagers
  • Suitable for seniors
  • Suitable for single travelers
  • Suitable for friends
  • Suitable for couples
  • Suitable for children

Other special suitabilities:

The walk is possible the whole year, excepted in winter if there is too much snow (especially the right lake side, which is not cleared of snow)


Somewhat suitable for wheelchairs: Assistance is sometimes necessary. The measurements do not (fully) conform to the legally stipulated ÖNORM.

Following areas of operation are accessible

  • Toilet facility for disabled people
Relaxation at the nature protection area Offensee in Ebensee
Starting place: Ebensee

Duration: 1h 15m

Length: 4.8 km

Metres of altitude: 53m


Panoramic view: