Lake Walchsee villas, Tirol Holiday rentals - villas & holiday homes to rent on Lake Walchsee

Lake Walchsee, in the busy holiday area of Kaiserwinkl is a popular base for exploring this beautiful region in the heart of the Austrian Tirol and just a short drive to Upper Bavarian Inntal on the German border. The lake is surrounded by steep foothills covered in thick forests and snow capped mountains of the Wilder Kaiser and Zahmer Kaiser chains beyond.

During the summer, with it's Mediterranean climate, the lake is a magnet for swimmers and water sports enthusiasts while during the winter, there is the Zahmer Kaiser ski resort with 5 lifts, 70km of cross-country trails and a natural ice rink. The main village on the lake is called Walchsee which is charming, quaint and very relaxed - an ideal place to chill out and unwind. There are bars,restaurants, spa & wellness and an aquatic centre.

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Spa & wellness
Mountain biking & hiking
Hiking trails
Nearest airport Salzburg (75km)

Featured Lake Walchsee holiday rentals

The only place to stay lakeside is in the pretty and quaint village of Walchsee where you'll find a good mix of very friendly family run hotels and private holiday rentals such as gorgeous chalets and apartments with lake views. Just a few minutes drive from the lake is the small village of Kössen which also has a good selection of self catering accommodation options and if you are visiting in winter, there is a small ski area.

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Featured resorts in and around Lake Walchsee

Ski resorts close to Lake Walchsee

If you are visiting Lake Walchsee during the winter, you can always go skiing in one of the many local ski resorts or access Austria's largest linked ski area - the massive Ski Welt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental carousel with 279km of pistes serviced by 91 lifts. Suitable for all levels of skier especially intermediates who enjoy touring.

Resort Distance Walchsee (km) Time
Oberaudorf, Germany 13 15
westendorf, kaiserwinkl

Our view on Lake Walchsee

The lakes and mountain villages around Lake Walchsee are perfect for family summer holidays and an ideal base if you want to combine a few days skiing during the winter season.

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