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

The top 20 lakes in Bavaria

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    1

    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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    Füssen, Forggensee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Forggensee is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts in summer and in winter, when it is drained, you can hike on its bottom.

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    3

    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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    Jenni
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    Brombachsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The cycle path around the Brombachsee or around all three lakes is 28 kilometers long and there is only a ten meter difference in altitude to be overcome. Since there …

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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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    Altmühlsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Altmühlsee is a real highlight, both for cyclists and for water sports enthusiasts. There is a nice bike path around the lake around, also invites the lake for swimming, …

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    7

    Schwansee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schwansee is small but nice and offers a beautiful view of the castles.

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    Andreas
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    8

    Freibergsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice place and great lake

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    Alex
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    9

    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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    10

    Eibsee-Brücke

    Hiking Highlight

    From the bridge you have a very nice view of the Untersee!

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    11

    Unterer Gaisalpsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Hard to reach, but not so crowded. Wonderful nature! The lake is naturally cold, but in summer you can already swim.

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    Ina
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    12

    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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    13

    Mandichosee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Today there was a great autumn mood at Lake Mandicho.

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    14

    Speichersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Beer garden near Gasthaus Faltermaier in Eicherloh or directly at the S-Bahn station Grub. From there via Grub / Landsham to Mitteldamm. About Neufinsing back to Poing Grub

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    15

    Lech in blau

    Bike Touring Highlight

    In one direction wonderful turquoise shimmering water. In the other direction, the barrage of the Forggensee is not very nice. Nevertheless, a nice stop.

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    Jonas
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    16

    Hopfensee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here on the "Bavarian Adriatic" there are very good restaurants on the promenade for a short rest.

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    Siggi
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    17

    Christlessee

    Hiking Highlight

    The Christlessee is located in the southeast of Oberstdorf near the hamlet of Gottenried in the Trettach valley at an altitude of 916 meters. At the bottom of the lake …

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    18

    Schliersee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    A dreamlike cheesy-beautiful scenery. And not quite as crowded as the Tegernsee.

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    Mani
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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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    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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