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Pillersee, St. Ulrich am Pillersee

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Pillersee is a lake in the Northern Limestone Alps in Tyrol, Austria.

The Pillersee is in the Pillerseevalley near the village of Sankt Ulrich am Pillersee at 835 m above sea level. It occupies an area of 24.3 hectares (60 acres). Inflows are several streams that originate in the adjacent Lofer Steinberg mountains and the Kitzbühel Alps. The outlet of the lake is made by the Haselbach and Grieselbach, the depth of the lake is at its lowest point 7 metres (23 ft).

The origin to the Pillersee is a landslide about 15,000 years ago, which interrupted the outflow of Öfenschlucht canyon and so dammed the Pillersee.

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  • Beautiful lake near St Ulrich, great for relaxing and enjoying nature. I was there on an early morning for paddling but the lake is too small for that. Besides that, in the morning the road along the....  more »
  • With a public baths and langlauf track, this village offers more than some but less than the larger ski villages. Buses required to either Steinplatte and Buchensteinwand but they are regular.  more »
  • Lovely place to spend the day, very clean
  • Virtually with no people around. The preseason here is just amazing.
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