Igelsee, Gaistal

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Igelsee, Gaistal - Austria
Igelsee, Gaistal - Austria
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Igelsee, Gaistal
📍 Austria
Igelsee, Gaistal, located in Ehrwald, Austria, is a beautiful mountain lake surrounded by the mighty Wettersteingebirge mountains. The lake's characteristic emerald green color makes it so attractive to photographers and tourists alike. With its easy accessibility and plenty of surrounding nature, Igelsee is the perfect spot for a day trip or a short hike. You can admire the majestic Zugspitze (Germany’s highest peak) from the nearby Gaistalalm on a clear day. Along the shoreline, you can spot several beautiful alpine flowers, such as wild poppies, gentians and saxifrages. It's also a popular spot for bird-watchers, as you can often spot golden eagles and cirl buntings hovering above the lake. Bring your swimwear if you want to take a dip in the refreshing water. Stunning Insta-moments are just waiting to be made!

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