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The emerald-green Königssee near Berchtesgaden is surrounded by steep walls of rock, with the 1800-metre east wall of the Watzmann towering above its west shore.
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83471 Schoenau am Koenigssee, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 96360
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous place, you have to do the boat trip it is spectacular. Don't worry about the long queue for the boats as once you have got the tickets you are straight on and away.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank helen187067
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just 50 minutes outside Salzburg (taking two buses that was an easy trip) I took the Jennerbahn to the top of a mountain for spectacular views!!! Inexpensive with a nice restaurant for a great day trip. Afterward it was a lovely, easy walk to the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Karen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, you can spend whole day here. You can take a boat tour, or rent a small boat (romantic but I guess it is not that easy to pull by yourself). You have few walking path, we took the smallest one (20min walk) since...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andrijana I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the boat ride all the way to Sallet. From there it is an easy 10 min hike to the Obersee. If you want to take advantage of the view in both directions it is about 40 minutes to the other side of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gigiabroad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommend to take the full boat trip to the last station, then walk 15 minutes to a magnific lake. have a short walk around the lake.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank -STzila
Reviewed 1 week ago

A two and a half hour car trip from Garmisch, the Konigsee experience was worth the trip. It had been many years since I had been here, but I don't remember it being this crowded before. We arrived at approximately 10:30, stood in a short...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had planned a day here as a trip from Salzburg. The outing was fantastic, with some amazing scenery on the walk.It was hard to believe I was standing there. Do note some of the caveats from other reviewers; much of my review is about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank zenCharlie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little area to spend a few hours in, and get some amazing photos. We chose to do the boat trip , and 95% of the narration was in German, and a high level, unenthusiastic translation was given in english. Absolutely terrible. I raised my...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the boat to see the St. Bartholomew's church and be sure to eat some of the great desserts at the Inn there. We tried several and shared them. Have a coffee drink or a beer with it! The boat stops in the middle on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

Very nice landscapes - lake, surrounding mountains, trails. Tips: come there before 10. After - you may spend more than hour in the queue for tickets. Go first to the end stop. There You can walk 10 minutes to the other lake hidden between trees...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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13 August 2019|
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Response from spuetzli | Reviewed this property |
try to google " Schönau ". Its the city/village close to königssee. Good luck
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5 August 2019|
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Response from WaterfordANDme | Reviewed this property |
There are campsites nearby I cant send you a link as Tripadvisor wont allow links (Google Camping Konigsee lake. ) the lake is protected tour boats are electric no petrol motors allowed on it but the surrounding area has... More
Manfred M
9 July 2019|
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Response from davidmS4743TF | Reviewed this property |
I stuck a banana up his flugal horn so he'll think twice next time. Well, in my dreams I did. In reality, I looked on aggrieved as my wife paid him 50c.