Located about three kilometres northwest of Kitzbühel is the idyllic Schwarzsee Lake. The lake covers about 15 acres and is lined with trees and surrounded by snow-capped mountains, making it an incredibly picturesque setting. Known for having some of the warmest waters in the Alps, the Schwarzsee is popular amongst locals and tourists alike. It is great for swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and electric boating. The lake is also well known as the water found here is said to have healing properties. There are also many walking trails around the lake, as well as hotels, restaurants and cafés on its shore. Schwarzsee Lake is therefore ideal for those looking to unwind and relax, as well as for those looking to get active.
Facilities can be used for a small fee
Operating hours vary depending on the season
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The stunning view and the walking trails
Muslims visiting the town of Kitzbühel will not be able to find any mosques or Islamic Centres, nor will they be able to find prayer facilities at any of the town’s attractions. Visitors to Schwarzsee Lake will however be able to find a secluded place outdoors to offer their prayers. They could also rent a room at the hotel on the lake’s shoreline.
As mentioned above, there are a few restaurants and café’s on the shoreline of the Schwarzsee. While Muslim visitors will not be able to find Halal certified food at these outlets, there will definitely be suitable vegetarian or seafood dishes on the menu. Since the lake is also a well known picnic area, visitors could take along some snacks.