The big Montiggl Lake is located in the middle of the nature reserve Montiggl with its stunning mixed forest in the community of Eppan on 492 meters above sea level. It can be reached by car or by the numerous walking paths nearby.
The big Montiggl Lake has a shoreline of 2 kilometres and its surface is around 18 hectares wide. At its deepest spot it has a depth of 11.5 meters. In the north-east it is surrounded by rock, whereat the opposite site it changes to a swamp.
According to analyses the lake has very good data regarding the water quality and is therefore one of South Tyroles most popular swimming lake. In the west of the lake there are hotels, restaurants and a swimming pool with a pier located.
Walking and mountain bike tours:
Around big Montiggl Lake there is a walking path, along which you can find nice and cosy spots to relax or swim. For pedestrians and bikers there has been constructed a wooden bridge through the reeds, where the animals of the biotope can be perfectly observed. Nearby the “Seacastle” is located and rises thorough the reeds like a fairy-tale castle.
To avoid car park problems, there is a public bus to Montiggl and back in the summertime.
Big Montiggl Lake
Montiggl | Eppan
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