Lakes in Upper Franconia

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Looking to visit the best lakes in Upper Franconia? After all, there’s nothing better than the serenity of the lakeshore — or a quick dip when the weather’s warm. So, browse our list of Upper Franconia’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 9 lakes in Upper Franconia

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    1

    Fichtelsee

    Hiking Highlight

    10.5 hectare, artificially created storage pond, natural outdoor pool and with its surrounding facilities such as boating, lawn, children's playground, sports fields and circular trails a popular recreational area.

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    Susanne
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    2

    Froschgrundsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Viaduct Froschgrundsee is a 798 meter long twin-rail railway bridge over the new line Ebensfeld-Erfurt. It is the longest railway arch bridge in Europe with a span of 270 meters with the same span as the neighboring Grümpentalbrücke.

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    Susanne
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    3

    Untreusee

    Hiking Highlight

    On the southern outskirts lies the recreation area "Untreusee". Although the lake is artificially created, it fits into the soft, hilly landscape as if nature itself had produced it. A …

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    4

    Wurzbachweiher

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautifully situated forest pond. On the bench you can also cool your feet.

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    Gerhard
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    5

    Goldbergsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Goldbergsee is the right place to take a short break on your bike tour and in the summer you can take a refreshing dip in the lake.

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    Günther
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    6

    Salzweiher

    Hiking Highlight

    The salt pond is a small, artificial reservoir in the middle of the forest, east of Fleckl in the municipality of Warmensteinach, at the southern foot of the ox head. …

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    7

    Markgrafenbrunnen

    Hiking Highlight

    The Markgrafenbrunnen to Bayreuth shows as a central figure an equestrian statue of the Margrave Christian Ernst. It is surrounded by four groups of figures that symbolize the rivers that …

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    Birgit
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    8

    Singerweiher

    Hiking Highlight

    The history of Singerweiher goes back to the late 15th century. He was probably dammed up at that time to wash ore, which was processed in the nearby Absängermühle. The …

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    Wolly
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    9

    Paschenweiher

    Hiking Highlight

    The small pond has a magical atmosphere. Very idyllic location, a detour is worthwhile.

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    Petra

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