The most popular swimming spots in Thuringia

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When hot summer heat is taking over the cities in Thuringia, when the air is standing still and the asphalt melting, there’s only one right to do: Grab your swimwear, hop on your bike and head out to the countryside, right into the cool, fresh water. Bring a friend, a frisbee and a watermelon to make it perfect. Here are the most popular lakes of our Thuringian users. They show you majestic dams, fairytale mountain and forest lakes, trendy beaches with hip beach bars and cosy sunbathing lawns at the most beautiful lakes, so you can easily surf the next heatwave.

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    Stausee Hohenfelden

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    At the reservoir Hohenfelden you can enjoy the nature while cycling and cool off on hot days in the fresh water of the lake. On the northern shore is a natural swimming pool with a beautiful beach and a large lawn, which is open all year round. Access is outside the season via the turnstile at the entrance.

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    Lütschetalsperre

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Embedded in the beautiful nature of the Thuringian Forest is the Lütschetalsperre. Around the reservoir, you can ride a bike and enjoy the breathtaking views of the lake and the wooded shores. On hot days in summer, you may also like to jump into the water to refresh yourself. There is also a swimming area at the campsite, which you can use for free.

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    Bergsee Ebertswiese

    Bike Touring Highlight

    When you arrive here, you should definitely take a break, because the mountain lake is an absolute dream. The turquoise blue lake is surrounded by steep cliffs and a small clearing in the middle of the forest. The large stones on the shore and the originally wild environment make the place something very special. When the sight of the unique setting gives you a sense of adventure, just take the opportunity and put one on top by jumping into the cold waters of the mountain lake and swimming - a unique experience that brings you closer to nature.

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    Bleilochtalsperre

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Nestled in picturesque mixed forest, which extends on beautiful hills, lies the lead-hole reservoir. A dream for every cyclist, because around the lake there are many beautiful bike paths that run through the forest and along the shore. In summer, the lake offers many bathing options on free beaches or in natural pools - ideal to refresh yourself on hot days.

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    Kiessee Immelborn

    Hiking Highlight

    Wonderful for swimming and sunbathing, camping, resting with a view to the panorama hotel on the Frankenstein.
    Also for naturist friends.

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    At the dam Seebach it is worthwhile to take a short break and take a break. Here you can jump into the water to refresh yourself or have a cold drink in the Beach Bar.

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    Nordstrand

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Unfortunately for traveling cyclists no longer suitable because wheels are no longer allowed to be taken into the terrain.

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    Wusel47
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    See-Camping Altenburg-Pahna

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Super campsite with great lake and beach, beautiful cross bike and MTB trails, volleyball courts and good sanitary conditions. Several restaurants and cafes in the square.

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    John
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    Unfortunately, you can not walk around the mountain lake Ratscher. He is a lake with entry through the campsite where no dogs are allowed.

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    Strandbad Zeulenroda

    Running Highlight

    Here you can relax on a large lawn and hop every now and then in the cool water. To make it more fun, there is a jetty that leads into the water and a bathing island.Changing rooms, sanitary facilities, a kiosk and everything else that a beach offers otherwise, of course, are available.The lido is open daily from 10 to 19 o'clock. Admission costs 3.50 euros for adults and 1.50 euros for children. Children up to 6 years are free to the beach.

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    Bielener See

    Hiking Highlight

    Great lake suitable for swimming and swimming. Here you can really relax in the summer.

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    Ochsenbacher Teich

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Quiet place with beautiful pond, also for swimming

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    Volker
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    Aumatalsperre

    Hiking Highlight

    The idyllic dam invites you to camping, swimming and hiking.

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