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Lake Staffelsee

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8841 628833
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Beautiful Bavarian Lake

The lake is 7.7 km² which inclides seven islands is one of the most beautiful and idyllic lakes in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durham, Canada
Very pretty place

Stopped here on travel agency recommendation and we were glad we did. not someplace to spend too... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jim H
Wichita, Kansas
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“clear water” (2 reviews)
“boat ride” (3 reviews)
“sailing” (2 reviews)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8841 628833
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake is 7.7 km² which inclides seven islands is one of the most beautiful and idyllic lakes in Bavaria. The lake is well-known for its moor-containing water is one of the warmest in the area. The maximum Water depth is 42 meters and the...More

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here on travel agency recommendation and we were glad we did. not someplace to spend too much time but a great relaxing spot.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

There is a lovely hikd/walk you can take around the lake, start counter clock-wise. I found this place to be very peaceful and relaxing.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The mission for the day was to visit the Zugspitze (Top of Germany.) On the train up the mountain we struck up a conversation with another American living and working in Garmisch. He highly recommended a few hours at the lake toting the clear water...More

2  Thank NJ5O
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lived around the area for years, and on a nice sunny day you should visit, especially the Island with many sculptures, and a great restaurant. It is a pleasant 3 hour walk around the lake, with places to pause eat and drink. Yhr water is...More

Thank garylomas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying in Murnau for a couple of nights and decided to walk around the edge of the lake, which is around 20km in total. The walk is relatively flat and mostly gravelled, so you don't need walking boots to enjoy it. There are...More

Thank Richard_BEE
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

peaceful place, the size of the lake is very large so if you have riding pout you will need strong legs, the view is amazing but the seating isn't easy as no place to set

Thank Azza G
Reviewed 23 July 2016

While visiting Murnau, we decided to go on a boat trip round the lake. It was very relaxing and enjoyable. You can get on and off the boat. I think there are three stops and different villages. The cost of the trip is 9.5 euros...More

1  Thank LDunlop
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Popular, and with good reason. Warm water, nice lawns upon which to laze, with eating opportunities near to the water. Not especially scenic in a land of stunning scenery, but it is about the temperature of the water. Close enough to Munich for an afternoon...More

1  Thank SampleASample
Reviewed 15 March 2016

During a day trip in Murnau (from Munich) in September 2015 we enjoyed a ride on the Seehausen tour boat. The boat was very clean, selling small snacks and beverages. It is a beautiful lake with great views of the Alps and the surrounding green...More

Thank William J
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