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The spa town of Bad Aussee is with about 5.000 inhabitants is the main town in the Salzkammergut region-Ausseerland, or Styrian Salzkammergut. The 82 km² area of Bad Aussee is divided into four cadastral municipalities: Bad Aussee, Obertressen, Lerchenreith, Reitern and Straßen. The villages are Gallhof, Eselsbach, Markt, Obertressen, Lerchenreith, Reitern, Sarstein, Anger, Gschlößl, Reith and Unterkainisch. Bad Aussee is at the confluence of two tributaries of the Traun: Altausseer Traun and Grundlsee Traun. Bad Aussee point out that one is located in the geographical center of Austria. The idyllic and harmonious landscape in Bad Aussee, and the whole atmosphere of the Salzkammergut - Ausseerland are ideal for the summer holiday with many hiking tours. And since it is not surprising that many people have created a second home in Bad Aussee. The history of the town of Bad Aussee is marked by the salt mining, salt flats and the associated wealth.

The community Pichl- Kainisch has about 750 inhabitants and is situated in the region Styrian Salzkammergut. The villages in Pichl-Kainisch are: Äußere Kainisch, Pichl, Knoppen and Mühlreith. In the municipal area is also the beautiful lake - Ödensee with an area of approximately 20ha. The nature reserve bog lake is fed by underground springs. The community Pichl-Kainisch is in the region Styrian Salzkammergut between Bad Aussee and Bad Mitterndorf. Peat was mined in the Ödenseemoor that was used in the salt pans for firing the large salt boiler. Although the Ödensee is one of the colder lakes and it is a very popular lake on hot summer days. The maximum depth of the bog lake is about 19 meters. Even the anglers appreciate the Ödensee due to its rich and diverse fish population very much. On the north side of the Ödensee four new trails have been built in recent years. In many information boards and platforms you learn a lot about the geology, flowers, fish, water, marsh and forest around the lake.

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