In summer there are plenty of places to go swimming in Lienz. The Dolomite Swimming Pool in Lienz is the largest outdoor swimming pool in the region and offers various pools and a 60m water slide. The Tristach Lake Lido is located idyllically in the woods and is located only 4 km from Lienz (accessible by bus, bike or car).
The alpine meadows found on Zettersfeld and Hochstein make for the ideal starting place for paragliders. If you fancy giving this exciting sport a go, you can do a tandem flight with the Lienz Flying School.
Around Lienz there are a multitude of ideal lakes and rivers where you can go fishing. Fish types include trout, char, pike, carp, pike perch and more. Fishing passes for Tristach Lake are available at the Dolomite Swimming Pool in Lienz.
Rafting and Canyoning
The Isel river above Lienz is one of the best rafting stretches in the Alps. Grab a helmet, life jacket and paddle and experience the fascination of "white water" rafting. The East Tyrol Rafting Center offers tours at different levels of ability.