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Ferchensee Lake

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Address: Mittenwald, Bavaria, Germany

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Frosty New Years Day hike

Chilly and frosty New Years Day hike that was a blast. Our 9-year old daughter easily did it, without slipping on any of the ice, so can be done by most anyone. Of course the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chilly and frosty New Years Day hike that was a blast. Our 9-year old daughter easily did it, without slipping on any of the ice, so can be done by most anyone. Of course the restaurant was closed for the season, but the hiking trails were open. And when there is enough snow would be a great Nordic ski or... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We took the Kranzberg Ski Lift to the top and hiked the path first to Lautersee Lake and then another 25 minutes to Ferchensee Lake. A small restaurant is the only building on the lake. Stop for a beer or lunch outside on the patio/deck. Ferchensee is not a huge lake, we expected it to be much bigger from the... More 

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Anstruther, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely lake to walk to and around. There is a pleasant hotel which provides refreshments and facilities. It is possible to walk on to other attractions if you have the stamina. All routes are well marked, including with estimated times to complete.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Walked and bussed (free bus on Karwendel pass) on a couple of occasions. The view is fantastic, but we preferred the smaller lake Lautersee. Good location for walking to and from and the restaurant on the lake was okay

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Alnwick, Northumberland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We walked here from Mittenwald. the signs indicated that it would take about 90 minutes but we did it in an hour. The walk is beautiful and there and many paths that you can take through lovely scenery. When you reach the lake it opens out in front of you and is quite stunning. The lake is used for swimming... More 

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Pilsen, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

amazing and very calm place - definitely must see in Mittenwald. You can even swim in the lake, if you like cold water :)

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Thank Klára J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I visited this place a several time and I liked it every time, because it' s beautiful in every season. In summer you can swim there, the water is very clean.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

We reached Ferchensee Lake by hiking to Lautersee Lake (30 minutes from Mittenwald) and then following a well-formed track and a road for another 30 minutes. All tracks are well signed and not difficult. We hiked on a sunny day in an unusually mild winter. It was warm for the first part of the hike, but after Lake Lautersee temperatures... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

The walk is not very difficult from the town center of Mitterwald. Takes less than an hour with 2-3 nice beer gardens on the way.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Lovely countryside, the lakes are beautiful to swim in. It can be quite a walk up but there is a bus service.

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