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Looking to visit the best lakes in Upper Bavaria? 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 Bavaria’s top lakes below as recommended by the komoot community, and experience more on your next adventure!

The top 20 lakes in Upper Bavaria

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    Der Chiemsee bei Seebruck

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The lake Chiemsee near Seebruck offers many photo opportunities. The area also invites to take breaks, as there are some good restaurants, as well as cafes, ice cream parlors and swimming spots. Just let your mind wander in between times.

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    Hintersee

    Hiking Highlight

    "Wuahhh, it's cold!" - that was my reaction when I climbed into the crystal clear sea. No wonder, because the Hintersee is constantly fed by fresh mountain water. The temperatures …

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    Spitzingsee

    Hiking Highlight

    The area around the Spitzingsee is one of the most popular hiking areas around Munich. Hikers have the choice of either walking directly on the shore or making a detour …

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    Eibsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Such a wonderful natural event - a highlight in every season. The paths around the lake are very easy to walk, even with children.

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    Eibsee-Brücke

    Hiking Highlight

    The path around the Eibsee is one of the most beautiful and varied. Sometimes right along the water, then again through dense forest or over the Eibseebrücke.
    The crystal clear, …

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    Lautersee

    Hiking Highlight

    Wonderful panoramic view over the lake and over to the dramatic Karwendelgipfeln. Especially nice when the mountains are reflected in the water on windless days.

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    Ammersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Beautiful in every season.

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    Ismaninger Speichersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The reservoir is a wonderful paradise for birds. One can observe numerous species of ducks, cormorants, swans, etc.

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    Ferchensee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Ferchensee is a small insider tip. Easy to reach with a small walk from Mittenwald. (There is sometimes a shuttle service) or from Elmau. Almost as clear as the …

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    10

    Schliersee

    Hiking Highlight

    Fantastic lake in beautiful nature.
    The circumnavigation of the lake is beautiful in every season - we always walk along the east bank (street) first and then enjoy the quiet …

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    wittho1
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    Walchensee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Bavarian Caribbean, it is best to visit when the sun is shining. Then the water in Walchensee is as turquoise as in the Caribbean. The circular cycle path of …

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    Schliersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very nice place to swim 😊

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    Ferchensee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The Ferchensee above Mittenwald in summer is a beautiful lake with crystal clear water and a destination or break for mountain bike tours. In the inn on the bank you …

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    Thorsten
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    Obersee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Obersee is the little brother of the Königsee, separated by a moraine wall since a landslide in 1172.

    If you want to hike here, first make a nice boat …

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    Maisinger See

    Hiking Highlight

    Around the Maisinger See forest and moor trails offer impressive views of untouched nature. Do not forget the camera!

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    From here by boat to the Saletalm or St. Bartholomä. In the middle of the lake, the ships stop and echo the passengers with the trumpet.

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    Ralf
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    Walchensee

    Hiking Highlight

    From the foot of the Herzogstand cableway you can easily take bus number 9608 directly to Kochel, where you have access to the regional railway network.

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    Eibsee - Westufer

    Hiking Highlight

    The loop around the Eibsee is also feasible for the untrained and offers some great views of the Zugspitze and the Wetterstein Mountains from the north shore. In the summer and in good weather very busy.

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    Bräustüberl Tegernsee

    Hiking Highlight

    If you are hiking or mountain biking on the Tegernsee, you should definitely book a visit to the historic Bräustüberl. Even watching the activity, not to mention the tasting of …

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    Pilsensee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Only 40 minutes from Munich main station lies the Pilsensee, which is quite idyllic compared to its two bigger brothers, the Ammersee and the Starnberger See.

    On the beach you …

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