Holiday feeling at the Schwarzlsee and the Straßgang natural outdoor pool
Address: Thalerhofstraße 85, 8141 Premstätten
Opening hours: daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
If the temperature reaches more than 30 degrees in summer, nothing can keep us in the city. Everybody is looking to cool down, a great option for that is the Schwarzlsee. Just seven kilometers south of Graz, water lovers will find an extensive leisure facility with clear water.
An extra motorway exit from the A9 and 16,000 parking spots ensure a smooth and uncomplicated journey. If you want to be more environmentally friendly, you can also use the free shuttle bus from Graz, which leaves every 30 minutes. On an area of over 200 hectares, pool-goers have the opportunity to do sports on land and in the water. Whether water skiing, wakeboarding or stand-up paddling, there is something for everyone. There is also a diving school and a sailing school on the premises. Those who are looking for relaxation can spend the time relaxing in the shade provided by the many trees and end the day in the guest garden or on the lake terrace with a glass of wine.
Address: Martinhofstraße 3, 8054 Graz
Opening hours: MON-SUN, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
For the summertime, there are also numerous swimming opportunities for cooling off in the tropical heat in Graz. With 11,000 m² Bad Straßgang is one of the largest pools in Graz and the only urban natural pool. The quiet location next to a forest ensures rest and relaxation. In addition to a beginner’s and non-swimmer area, the natural pool is characterized by a spacious sunbathing area on which you can spread out and enjoy the sun. In terms of leisure time, you can pass the time on the trampoline, on the pool run course or with playing table tennis.
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