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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 14 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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    Fichtelsee Nordseite

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Although the Fichtelsee has its origins in mining, today it is a totally beautiful, natural and almost romantic place. In 1650, a ditch was taken from Hochgmoor to Fichtelberg in …

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    3

    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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    Untreusee

    Mountain Biking 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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    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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    6

    Fleckl-Moor im Fichtelgebirge

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Fancy a mud bath? Then off to Fleckl in the Fichtel Mountains! And there is also a beautiful, idyllic lake in the forest. 🏊‍♀️🏊‍♂️ The location is wonderfully secluded with …

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    Wurzbachweiher

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautifully situated forest pond. You can also cool your feet on the bench.
    Update 1.5.2021: Instead of the bank there is now a picnic table.

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    8

    Staumauer 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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    9

    Markgrafenbrunnen

    Hiking Highlight

    Artful fountain in front of the new castle. In the middle there is an equestrian statue of the margrave, from where the fountain takes its name. The fountain was built …

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    Carola K.
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    10

    🐟 Singerweiher

    Hiking Highlight

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

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    Wolly
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    Froschgrundsee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Flood retention basin for the city of Coburg commissioned in 1986. Since it protruded before the turn of the GDR, the planning required collusion with the GDR.

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    12

    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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    Goldbergsee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Beautiful calm lake with plenty of seating around the lake

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    TobSen
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    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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