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About Hochleiten

Hochleiten hamlet is located in Upper Austria Austria, and famous for its magnificent mountain scenery and turquoise waters of an incredible deep color! It seems that nature created it for one purpose - to make your vacation unforgettable!

The vast majority of beaches in Hochleiten are located within or near settlements. So, be ready to experience less natural surroundings but more infrastructure. City beaches often have a lively atmosphere and many amenities, such as cafes and bars. This is why they are usually more popular with both locals and tourists. These beaches have their own charm and can offer a fun and comfortable way to enjoy the sun and surf.

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Gmundner Strandbad  

Eck 1.4 km

Very good

Large free area • Beach resort • Easy access • Turquoise pure water • Sup-surfing • Water jumping
6.8 Amenities index


Gmunden 0.5 km


Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Concrete cover • Turquoise pure water • Short walking distance
2.7 Amenities index
For explorers

Strand Miesweg  

Traunkirchen 2.9 km


Free entrance • Virgin beach • Gray fine pebble • Difficult access • Rocks bottom • Mountain trail > 500m
0.5 Amenities index
Good for Relax

Offentlicher Badeplatz  

Mitterberg 3.5 km


Free entrance • Virgin beach • Easy access • Gray fine pebble • Turquoise pure water • Fine pebbles bottom
4.1 Amenities index

Popular types of Hochleiten beaches

Resting by the sea for each traveler is associated with different activities. Someone loves complete relaxation and silence, while others need activity. Our configurator will always help you choose a beach that meets your personal needs.

If a beach holiday for you is primarily the sound of the surf, the cries of seagulls over the pier and leisurely walks along the coast, then you are definitely a fan of calm beaches.

As for active beach recreation, the options in this location are limited. The main audience for Hochleiten beaches are mostly relaxation lovers. So, if the presence of activities is mandatory for you, carefully check the filter. We can say that the top activity here is sup boarders.

The SUP board is the "sister" of surfing, born in Hawaii. Originally used on waves, this activity is now more commonly perceived as a relatively calm form of recreation, the popularity of which is growing day by day. On the nearby beaches of Hochleiten, this activity is very common. If you like discovering new interesting perspectives, then SUP is a great opportunity for this. In addition, SUP is always a great way to relax the body - isn't that wonderful? So, if you're ready, the best beach for SUP surfing in the city is Gmundner Strandbad, Strand Miesweg.

For fans of extreme sports, there's Water Jumping to get your adrenaline pumping. This activity isn't the most popular, but there are places in Hochleiten where you can try it. Here's one of them: Gmundner Strandbad.

The list of available beach activities is certainly important, but for many travelers it is not a determining factor when choosing a vacation spot. Below you will find some information about the natural features of the beaches of Hochleiten, we hope that this information will help you find the place of your dreams.

The beaches of hamlet are mainly wide. According to reviews of major beach experts and vacationers, most beaches have a high level of cleanliness. Fine pebbly beaches dominate the rest!

As pebble rocky beaches are common here, it's recommended to bring aqua shoes if you're sensitive to it. This way, your vacation will be as comfortable as possible.

Usually, the depth increases normally. If this is important to you, always use our filter to check for a particular beach.

The majority of beaches in Hochleiten have a poorly developed infrastructure. This should be taken into account if, for example, having basic amenities like a shower after swimming is essential for you. The low level of amenities at the surrounding beaches has both pros and cons. One advantage is that such beaches are usually less crowded during peak season, but of course, there are always exceptions.

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The warmest month during the year in this area is June, with the air temperature rising up to 22.8°C and the water temperature up to 17.5°C. The coldest month is January, with the air temperature dropping down to 1.9°C and the water temperature down to -1.8°C.

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