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

The top 20 lakes in Leipzig

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    1

    Markkleeberger See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Not as crowded as the Cosi and lots of free toilets and some snacks.

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    Cospudener See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    During the reclamation, a recreational area with beach and landscaped park was created around the lake and opened at the Expo 2000 on June 1, 2000. The leisure activities are …

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    Auensee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The traditional recreational area around Lake Auensee in north-western Leipzig emerged from an amusement park founded over ninety years ago.

    The scenic area with its Auwaldresten, the orchards and wetlands …

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    Cospudener See

    Road Cycling Highlight

    The Cospudener See is a dreamlike lake that invites you to linger. There is a completely paved bike path around the lake, on which you can even have a good …

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    Auensee – Haus am See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Ideal for a small snack on the Auensee. Then you can do a hike or bike ride in the floodplain forest and castle.

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    Kulkwitzer See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    It is a former lignite opencast mine, where from 1864 coal was mined. He was flooded in 1963. Since 1973 official Nah-Erholungsort.

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    Cospudener See

    Hiking Highlight

    Early mining hole in the lignite mining area, today flooded a popular recreational area with beach and landscaped park. In the vernacular, he is also called "Cossi".
    More: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cospudener_See

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    Aussichtspunkt am Zwenkauer See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Zwenkauer See offers many hardly visited bathing places. The water here is incredibly clear and you will definitely find a place to rest. Behind the Zwenkau harbor you can …

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    Am Störmthaler See

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Again and again, a breath, the panorama, the way and especially the view of Vineta ⭐️⭐️⭐️

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    Kulkwitzer See

    Hiking Highlight

    The Kulkwitzer See in western Leipzig is suitable for a wide variety of leisure activities. In summer, the Kulkwitzer See is a popular bathing destination, on the Miltitzer side there …

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    Lindenauer Hafen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The port of Lindenau is about 4.5 km west of the city center. It connects the Gründerzeit city with the district of Grünau. Originally the port was planned as part …

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    Hainer See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    On this lake side you will find cozy spots with direct access to the lake, some with sandy beaches and benches. Ideal for resting. Great view of the Hainer See. The bike path is perfectly developed here.

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    Cospudener See

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Is very good to circle around, also for road bike. Throughly asphalted and no altitude. 11km circular route

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    Auensee

    Hiking Highlight

    A lake in the alluvial forest. The environment invites you to linger. The park railway calls, pedal boats, a great playground and friendly gastronomy in the Haus am Ausee.

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    Cospudener See Pier 1

    Hiking Highlight

    Marina Pier1 is pure urban harbor life. Sailors and motorboat captains will find their berth and home port for boats up to 10 m in length. The 150 water berths …

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    Lindenauer Hafen

    Hiking Highlight

    The construction of the port was in May 1938. In the spring of 1943, the work was stopped, with large parts, including 3 storage houses, the port railway system and …

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    Erlebnisparcours am Störmthaler See

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Art installation Vineta - a floating island in the lake, which is supposed to be reminiscent of the church of the dredged town of Magdeborn.
    The butterfly is a plantation …

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    Lindenauer Hafen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    An industrial monument in the west of Leipzig, which never came to perfection. The stores have an impressive size. The construction work was discontinued in 1943. The connection of the Karl-Heine-Canal with the Elster-Saale-Canal is planned in the distant future.

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    Zwenkauer See

    Hiking Highlight

    A circumnavigation is worthwhile, the riverside path is ideal for hikes.

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    Auensee

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Excursion destination Auersee, with park railway and possibility for rowing

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