Surfing and sailing is possible on Mattsee. Motorboats are forbidden lakes due to the nature conservation at all Trumer. However, it is electric boats are available for hire. Also runs a small excursion boat between the Mattsee and Obertrumersee. In Mattsee and Gebertsham on the north shore, there are beach resorts.
Aerial photographs of the mat lake, you can clearly see the strip, where once the old "Roman road" ran through the area that is now submerged in water. In Roman times it was a road that probably led through between two dammed lake basin. The water level at that time was probably a little deeper than the case for today's time.
In prehistoric times, the three Trumer Lakes were connected to a lake and findings indicate that they have been used as a waterway.
The Mattsee is in some places also called Niedertrumer lake. That although the lake, from which emerged the three lakes, Urmattsee was called and.
A legend tells that there is a place in the idyllic Mattsee, want to have repeatedly seen by the fishermen's a clear day and a glassy lake surface in the depth of the flood a sunken city.